The Library and Information Science is short of professional and research publications. The Librarians are too busy, they cannot spare some time to produce professional publications for projecting and boosting this noble profession. The credit for compiling such a valuable encyclopedia goes to the editors of this publications: Mr. Iqrar Hussain Sheikh and Mr. Haji Dad.
The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science is an excellent source of information produced in Pakistan, for the benefit of Librarians, Teachers in LIS, Researchers, Library Friends, Computer Specialists, Publishers, Printers and students of LIS, Computer Science and Information Technology etc.
Iqrar Hussain Sheikh Author, Editor, Teacher, Librarian and renowned humor writer, all in one, is the personality of Mr. Iqrar Hussain. He was fond of reading and Collection books from the very beginning of his life. He passed his graduation from Sindh Muslim College Karachi in 1983. Then he passed his L.L.B. exman from Sindh Muslim Law College and post-graduate diploma in Library and Information Sciences from Karachi University in 1985. He joined Department of Libraries, National Library of Pakistan in 1986. During Service he passed his M.A. Political Science, Master of Library Science, Master in Urdu and M.Phil Iqbaliat. he has written about 35 books. Many edition of these books have been published and there are many books under print. he has written the following books. on LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE :- Library Automation, Cataloguing: Theory and Practice, Cataloging of Pakistanis Name, Dunya Key Soo Azeem Kutub Khaney (100 Great Libraries in the World), Directory of Major Libraries and Publishers of Pakistan, Mamlumat-e-Library Science Handbook), Alim-i-Kutab Khana ke Jadeed Rujhanat (New Trends in Librarian ship), Library Ka Frogh and Library Foundation. HUMOR AND STIRE : Bae Qarariyaab, Aql Bari ke Bewi, Abhi Tau Mein Jawan Hoon, Mujhy Islamabad Say Bachaoo, Muskhtoon Key Dirmian. LITERARY CRITICISM: Mazah Nigariyan Ibn Batuta say Ibn Inshaa Tek, Zareefana Kalam, Aankhian Mirza Ghalib Islamabad Main, Kash-o-Karamant-e-Sofia, Badasi Ghanian, IQBALIAT: Iqbal aur Iqbal Shanasee, Allama Iqbal Ki Kahani (Presidential Awarded). CHILDREN LITERATURE: Allama Iqbal Ki Kahani, Azim Quid ki Kahani, Haqooq-ul-Ibad, Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed, Malomat-e-Pakistan.
Haji Dad, presently working as Assistant Director, in the Department of Libraries, National Library of Pakistan Islamabad, He is MLIS from Karachi University and has a vast experience in the field of librarianship. He has served different Department such as Quaid-i-Azam University Library and International Islamic University Library, Islamabad. He has also authored a few titles and articles. The are
1. A. Guide to Library and Information Science
2. Dunya Ke Sau Azeem Kutubhane
3. "National Library of Pakistan" Pakistan Library and Information Science Journal Vol. 36 No. 2, June 2005.
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