Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Personnel management and human resource management. 3. Financial management. 4. Library building, equipments and furnitures. 5. Collection management. 6. Services in special libraries. 7. Documentation and information centres and systems. 8. Information technology and library automation. 9. Resource sharing, networking and library consortia. 10. Growth of special libraries and role of library associations and UNESCO in their developments. 11. Recent trends and developments in the field of special libraries. Appendices. Bibliography. Index.
"The present book 'A Handbook of Special Libraries and Librarianship' is written to explicit the various facets of special libraries and librarianships. It is believed this book will be useful for the students studying the special libraries and librarianship as a subject at graduation and post-graduation level. Besides, this book will serve as a first-hand guide book for working professionals in the field of special librarianship."