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Special libraries Presentation

  1. 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. 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. 3. Types of Libraries 1. National Library 2. Public Library 3. Special Library 4. Academic Library 5. School Library
  4. 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. 5. Examples of Special Libraries 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Law Libraries Medical Libraries Military Libraries Transport Libraries Museum Libraries
  6. 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. 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. 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. 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. 10. Reference • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_library • http://www.merriamwebster.com/dictionary/special%20library

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