This Festschrift volume is a glorificatin to Prof.B.S..Nigam. He ia s shining star in our profession and towered over his fellow professionals with his erudite scholarship and deeper understanding of the nuances of good librarianship. This volume honors his temendous achievements by incorporationg a number of essays that emulate the legacy.
As gateways to knowledge and culture,libraries play a fundamental role in soceity. The resources and services they offer create opportunities for learning, support literacy and education ,and help shape the new ideas and perspectives that are central to a creative and innovative society. They also help ensure an authentic record of knowledge created and accumulated by past generations. In a world without librares, it would be difficult to advance research and human knowledge or preserve the world's cumulative knowledge and heritage for future generations. Libraries are keenly aware of the need to maintain the balance between protecting the rights of authors and safeguarding the wider public interest.
The volume contains 38 papers on the theme of Revisiting Library Profession along with Honour to Prof.B.S.Nigam. A complete readign of these chapters will provide a progression of thought content from the first section to the last where the authors have identified the most unbridled aspects of Revising Library Professon to provide appropriate response to them. This volume reverberate the revelation of the great man.