Melvil Dewey dropped: Shocking answers

In a shocking update, it has come to notice of librarians across the globe that in June, the American Library Association had decided to remove the name of Melvil Dewey from one of its top leadership honors: the Melvil Dewey Medal. Those in the field of Library and Information Science are familiar with the nameContinue reading “Melvil Dewey dropped: Shocking answers”

Plagiarism and Referencing Basics

Plagiarism is a major threat for students and scholars submitting their works. The importance of Referencing and the dangers of plagiarism is lost on the students today since they are unaware about copyrights and its violation. Schools and universities rarely lay stress on the importance of giving credit to the original work that one usesContinue reading “Plagiarism and Referencing Basics”

Are school librarians valued in India today?

While looking up on books for professional reading I came upon a wonderful resource-The Indispensable Librarian by Doug Johnson. It is immensely useful and beneficial for taking guidance for managing an effective school library program. It is while going through the book and having visited the author’s blog that certain questions came to me whileContinue reading “Are school librarians valued in India today?”