ISBN: 9788170006213 Publisher: Ess Ess PublicationYear of publishing: 2005 Format: Paperback
No of Pages: 363 Language: English
Capacity building is an emerging concept applied to the revamping and restructuring of any kind of organisational set up all across the world. Application of this concept in developing organisations has generated...Read more
Capacity building is an emerging concept applied to the revamping and restructuring of any kind of organisational set up all across the world. Application of this concept in developing organisations has generated tremendous impact upon the efficient and effective operation of their activities. The non-government organisation which are result-oriented enterprises, are utilizing the concept of capacity building more and more for their overall growth and development. The management experts have also considered the concept of 'capacity building' as the most effective tool in developing the enterprise. Hence the concept holds good in present day development scenario. In the emerging technological environment the libraries need to develop various systems and services for which the greater need for manpower, infrastructure, finance, ICT applications, collection building, services, resource sharing, digitization and new trends of subject gateways, open access initiatives, institutional repositories, electronic publishing, networking and continuing education activities are to be strengthened.
However the most important aspect is the concept of 'managing men' in library & information centres. In effective operation of all such initiatives and efficient operation of library activities the concept of capacity building appears to be a successful management mantra for libraries. In order to explore the new avenues of the concept of capacity building a seminar was organised, the culmination of which is the reproduction of this book which is the collection of papers presented by various authors. Read less