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  • 1. Sp e c i a l L i b r a r y (03) (24) Pr e s e n t e d By : Ka s h i f M. Y o u n a s B s (10-14) 7t h
  • 2. What is Library?? • A library is an organized collection of information resources made accessible to the community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material.
  • 3. Types of Libraries 1. National Library 2. Public Library 3. Special Library 4. Academic Library 5. School Library
  • 4. What id Special Library?? • A privately owned library that forms a unit of a business firm or other organization, specializes in books and other material of special interest to the organization of which it is a part, and serves only the staff or members of this organization.
  • 5. Examples of Special Libraries 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Law Libraries Medical Libraries Military Libraries Transport Libraries Museum Libraries
  • 6. Collection of Special Library • Special Library materials can be in any format, such as following: 1. Books 2. Periodical/Article 3. Rare material 4. Journals 5. Maps 6. A.V Material 7. Reference Material, etc • Special libraries are distinguished from special collections, some special libraries have special collections of their own, typically related to the library's specialized subject area.
  • 7. Users of Special Library • Special libraries are not usually open to the general public it`s user are specific. In which the worker/ trainee of the specific organization/institute is the user/patron of the library.
  • 8. Staff of Special Library • They are generally staffed by librarians and other supporting staff, although many librarians employed in special libraries are specialists in the library's field rather than generally trained librarians.
  • 9. Objectives of Special Libraries • Developing the standard of services presented to targeted end users to enhance the level of research activities within the organization. • Using and putting into practice modern ICT to improve the current level of services and to solve the problems. • Producing a design for a low cost digital library that provides not only access to and retrieval of information, but also the services that are most frequently required by the users.
  • 10. Reference • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_library • http://www.merriamwebster.com/dictionary/special%20library