[LIS-Forum] New Publication

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Fri Nov 11 16:17:47 IST 2005

To the Moderator : LIS FORUM

Dear Sir/Madam :

Please arrange to announce the following for the benefit of LIS


K.N. Prasad
Executive Officer
Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science
702, 42nd Cross, III Block, Rajajinagar, Bangalore 560 010

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Prof. A. Neelameghan Festschrift

Edited by K.S. Raghavan and K.N. Prasad

This volume, brought out in honour of Prof. A. Neelameghan, an
internationally known information scientist, contains invited contributions
from eminent scholars from around the world.  The papers in the volume
represent a cross section of the facets of Information Science, which are
the active areas of research in the field.  The papers are grouped into the
following broad categories.

Knowledge Organization
Digital Libraries, Interoperability and Information Retrieval
Knowledge Management in Specialized Areas
Information Society, Digital Age
The Person and Associated Organizations

The volume contains 35 essays by 45 contributors of whom 20 are from abroad.
A key feature of the volume is that the essays, particularly those on
Knowledge Organization, Digital Libraries and Knowledge Management, report
results of ongoing research and development work by the author(s). The book
will be of a valuable resource on the frontiers of research in the above

Select Contents

* The Facet Concept as a Universal Principle of Subdivision - Clare Beghtol
* Towards a future for Knowledge Organization - Ingetraut Dahlberg
* Aligning Systems of Relationships - Rebecca Green and Carol Bean
* The Universal Decimal Classification : A Response to a Challenge - I.
* Professor Neelameghan's contribution to the advancement and Development of
Classification in the context of Knowledge Organization - Nancy Williamson
* Controlled Vocabularies as a Sphere of Influence - Anita S. Coleman and
Paul Bracke
* Terminologies, Ontologies and Information Access - Widad Mustafa El-Hadi
* Facet Analysis as a Knowledge Management Tool on the Internet - Katherine
LaBarre and Pauline Cochrane
* Text mining in Biomedicine : Challenges and Opportunities - Padmini
* Boundary Objects and the Digital Library - Michael Shepherd and Carolyn
* Interoperable Institutional Digital Repositories and their potential for
Open access and Research Knowledge Management - T.B. Rajashekar
* A  PFT-based Approach to Make CDS/ISIS : Database OAI-Complaint - Francis
Jayakanth and Lalitha Aswath
* The Changing Language Technology and CDS/ISIS : UNICODE and the Emergence
of OTF - K.H. Husssain and J.S. Rajeev
* Information System for Knowledge Management in the Specialized Division of
a Hospital - Dr. M.C. Vasudevan et al
* Five Laws of Information Service and Architecting Knowledge Infrastructure
for Education and Development - K.R. Srinivasan
* Knowledge Workers of the New Millennium : An Instance of Interdisciplinary
Exchange and Discovery - Michael Medland
* A Neelameghan and UNESCO : Contributions and Remembrances - John Rose
* Professional Profile of Professor A. Neelameghan - Hemalatha Iyer

ISBN : 81-7000-458-6 ; Price : Rs. 1125/-; Pages : xviii + 520 pp (2 colour

Copies can be ordered from :

ESS ESS Publications
4837/24, Ansari Road
Darya Ganj
NEW DELHI 110 002
Ph: 011 -  51563444
Fax: 011 - 51563334
E-mail: info at essessreference.com

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