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The March-June 2013 issue (Volume 44, Number 2) of the Pakistan Library and Information Science Journal (PLISJ), a quarterly publication of the Library Promotion Bureau (LPB), Karachi, has arrived.
The LPB President, Prof Dr Ghani-ul-Akram Sabzwari, who is also the Chief Editor of the PLISJ, during his current stay in Karachi, has been personally overseeing the distribution process of the scholarly journal and he has tried to ensure that the concerned institutions as well as the individuals were promptly delivered the latest issue.
“It’s very heartening to note that some of our professional libraries are active and vigorous in promoting and introducing library activities to our people. The World Books Day was celebrated by the University libraries of Bahawalpur, Islamabad, Lahore and Peshawar. Book Walks were arranged in university campuses in which the students and the faculty members participated in large number. It’s first time when library facilities and services were introduced at campuses. If such celebrations are carried out in public places those will attract common people’s attention and awareness about libraries and their services,” Prof Dr Ghani-ul-Akram Sabzwari wrote in the editorial.
The research articles having been published in the latest issue of PLISJ include Reviewing the Gold: Old publications of Pakistan Bibliographical Working Group by Dr Mumtaz Anwar, Approach towards social media of LIS students, Islamia University of Bahawalpur by Dr Rubina Bhatti and Aman Amjad, Skills requirement for library professionals in Pakistan by Ghulam Mustafa and Munira Nasreen Ansari, Myths and imaginaries of information age: A critical view by Asad Khan, and CIIT Islamabad campus library collection: Comprehensive study-present, past and future by Tariq Mahmood and Raja Mohammad Ibrahim.