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What is special library

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What is special library

  1. 1. WHAT IS SPECIAL LIBRARY PREPARED BY BABUU .I. KISSOKY
  2. 2. CONTENTS  WHAT IS LIBRARY  WHO IS LIBRARIAN  TYPES OF LIBRARY  WHAT IS SPECIAL LIBRARY  TYPES OF SPECIAL LIBRARY  SOURCE OF INFORMATION IN SPECIAL LIBRARY  COLLECTION OF SPECIAL LIBRARY  USERS OF SPECIAL LIBRARY  STAFFS OF SPECIAL LIBRARY  VISION AND MISSION OF SPECIAL LIBRARY  OBJECTIVES OF SPECIAL LIBRARY  FUNCTIONS OF SPECIAL LIBRARY  CONCLUSION.  REFERENCES
  3. 3. WHAT IS LIBRARY  What is Library - A building or room containing collections of books, periodicals and sometime films and recorded music for use or borrowing by the public or the members of an institution.  - A collection of sources of information and similar resources made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing .It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be physical building or room or a virtual space.
  4. 4. WHO IS LIBRARIAN  Is the information resource experts dedicated to put knowledge to work to attain the goals the organization.
  5. 5. TYPES OF LIBRARIES  Academic library  Special library  School Library  Public library  National library
  6. 6. WHAT IS SPECIAL LIBRARY  A library established, supported and administered by a business firm, private corporation, association government agency or other special interest group or agency to meet information need of it’s members or staff in pursuing the goals of the organization . Scope of collections and services is limited to subject interest of the host or parent organization e.g. National science library ,National library of medicine, Libraries of government and non-government organizations like parliament library e.t.c.
  7. 7. TYPES OF SPECIAL LIBRARY Examples of special libraries  Law library  Medical library  Military library  Transport library  Museum library
  8. 8. SOURCE OF INFORMATION IN SPECIAL LIBRARY There are so many sources of information in special library but we can take a look at few of them.  Books – It provides summaries of research to support an argument  Newspaper - To find current information about International, National and local events  Magazines - To find information or opinions about popular culture.  Internet Site -To find current information  Research paper -
  9. 9. COLLECTION IN SPECIAL LIBRARY Special library materials can be in any format, such as following.  Books  Periodicals  Journals  Maps  A.V materials  Reference materials  Rare materials
  10. 10. USERS IN 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
  11. 11. STAFF OF SPECIAL LIBRARY  They are generated staffed by librarians and other supporting staff, although many librarian employed in special libraries are specialist in the library’s field rather than generally trained librarians.
  12. 12. VISION AND MISSION OD SPECIAL LIBRARIES Mission and Vision may be different it depends on the type of organization .But the main Mission -is to provide the current information to it’s staffs and users Vision- Is to stand up as the centre of information to the Organization
  13. 13. OBJECTIVES OF SPECIAL LIBRARIES  It serves the information needs of it’s parent body  It disseminate updated and significant information in the concerned field  It gives pinpointed information promptly.  It provide desire information to it’s users on demand and mostly in anticipation.  The users also get new ideas and inspiration to initiate new projects.
  14. 14. FUNSTIONS OF SPECIAL LIBRARY  It supports researches when doing their research.  It also provides internet as well as internet facility to the users in order to access the library collection and catalogue at their desktop  It provides inter library loan facility to the users  It act as leisure and recreation to the staffs  Provide selective dissemination of information (SDI) services to the users as per their subject interest and requirements.
  15. 15. The role and importance of special library  Is to store and archive very important information .The information can then be used as a reference in the near future
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  18. 18. CONCLUSION  I would like to finish by reminding everyone that library plays a big role in developments of any kind of organization.
  19. 19. REFERENCES  http:/en.Wikipedia.org/wiki/library  http:en.wikipedia/wiki/special library  http:/www.merriam- webster.com/dictionary/special%20library.
  20. 20.  THANK YOU

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