History Academic libraries have had a long and varied history throughout the world. Very early libraries such as the library of Alexandria in Egypt and the libraries of Mesopotamia are shrouded in mystery but renowned for their devotion to academia. They represented the epitome of knowledge and wisdom in the ancient world. While these ancient libraries may no longer exist as they once did the essence of the library in academia traveled throughout the world and history, manifesting it’s self in the medicinal libraries of Europe and the grandiose libraries of America. Ancient libraries Libraries in the ancient world varied depending upon location and the availability of written language or pictographs among the culture.
Someone from these libraries should champion this issue, or PERPUN as an association in the field should take steps in urging these libraries to provide equal opportunities to the different categories of academic library users who are now becoming more heterogeneous. This study would help to bring the issue to the front, where findings will be published and brought to the attention of the responsible sectors.
Libraries and archives in developed countries play very significant roles in advancing information industry to encourage learning throughout their life and contributing to establish healthier and happiness communities. They are no longer passive keepers and preservers of books rather, they have evolved to become facilitators of information and lifelong learning opportunities with an emphasis on service, identifying user needs and communicating solutions. They are offering the access to widely information growth, engaging individual, families and group to learn together, having informal education environment and not only support people to develop skills and knowledge but also lift people’s spirits and build confidence, inclusive in that they build bridges between individuals at the local level and the global level of knowledge. In the last decade, library, museum and archived have been undergoing their revolution. They are not going in educational progression but economic, social and personal progression too.
Literacy and literature are interdependently linked in society as individuals engaging in quality literature can help build effective literacy skills and knowledge. Literature is everywhere and are a large part of most cultures. Engaging with this literature aids with understanding cultural values in society. For an individual to function fully in society, solid literacy skills are crucial. Due to the importance of literacy in society, many theorist have developed theories to how humans acquire language.
1. Database Models The initial development of data storage started with the file system and these files have actually no relation or information of the application using these files. These files are accessed through the application containing the information or name of the files so these files cannot be considered as database but used to store information about the database. The application software is not aware of the structure of the file but as compared to it database management system consists of metadata and it is the responsibility of metadata to translate the files in physical layer as well as creation of logical layer. Conceptually metadata is that data which is stored in the catalog of database that how data is stored in database and how relationship would be developed among data.
Prior to completing the research project, I never used a thesaurus to expand the keyword list to find articles using alternative, but similar words. I have used a library database over the past few years to obtain information for research projects and paper, which created the familiarization I have with the library database.
Hieroglyphics was the language they wrote in. They, also, recorded their lives through pictures they drew on walls and recorded in special places. Ancient Egyptians of royal descent were mummified. The preservation of their bodies and souls was an important process in helping the Egyptians transition into their afterlife. Sometimes, they even went to large lengths, as the inscription of directions to their afterlife on their coffins.
Our degree coursework and professional organization places a high value on voluntary service to the community and public and incorporates regular community outreach assignments, instilling in us the importance of community service. Within the “Ingroup and Outgroup” reading, I particularly connected with the idea arguing that we, as members of society, will identify ourselves with the group we are a part of and ... ... middle of paper ... ... tools to become a well-professional and accomplish my goals of positively impacting individuals, families and communities. As a member of the Family and Consumer Science major and community, I embody the philosophies of professionalism and voluntary public service to the community. These underlying philosophies of Family and Consumer Sciences has provided me with experience and knowledge it take to successful navigate in the professional world, because I can effectively deal with multiple personalities and groups of people. A degree in Family and Consumer Science will ultimately provide me with the ability to extend my voice from the traditional domestic sphere to the professional sphere, something that was not possible fifty years ago.
Information professionals have an ethical responsibility to ensure their communities have the ability to access information without hindrance or inhibition. This ideal has an impact on all libraries, and simply means that libraries are gateways to information, not obstacles. Librarians are to provide information and materials, not censor or restrict. In a lecture for the course LIS 6210, Organization of Knowledge we discussed the importance of objectivity. The professor stated “ethically, librarians and other information professionals are bound to provide access to information no matter how we feel about the item b... ... middle of paper ... ...f whom were already working in libraries.
Libraries should also take responsibility for outreach programs and education initiatives to influence the development of scholarly communication. Because scholarly communication is an important aspect of library and information sciences, individuals should use this opportunity to take the fate of scholarly communication into their own hands. Librarians can work together and with faculty members to encourage support and necessary action.