Library and Information Services for Bioinformatics Education and Research

Library and Information Services for Bioinformatics Education and Research

Shri Ram (Thapar University, India)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: January, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 291
ISBN13: 9781522518716|ISBN10: 1522518711|EISBN13: 9781522518723|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1871-6


The delivery and availability of information resources is a vital concern to professionals across multiple fields. This is particularly vital to data intensive professions, where easy accessibility to high-quality information is a crucial component of their research.

Library and Information Services for Bioinformatics Education and Research is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly material on the role of libraries for the effective delivery of information resources to optimize the study of biological data. Highlighting innovative perspectives across a range of topics, such as user assessment, collection development, and information accessibility, this publication is ideally designed for professionals, managers, computer scientists, graduate students, and practitioners actively involved in the field of bioinformatics.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Collection Development
  • Data Analytics
  • Information Accessibility
  • Information Network Analysis
  • Information Retrieval
  • Skill Development
  • User Assessment

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Shri Ram works at Thapar University. He worked as Deputy Librarian at Jaypee University of Information Technology, Solan since 2002. Earlier, he has worked at Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi and CEMCA India in various capacities. After completing a double Master’s in Anthropology and Library and Information Science with NET, he is pursuing his PhD degree in Library and Information Science from Osmania University, Hyderabad. Recently, he has been awarded with Commonwealth Professional Fellowship at University of East London, UK. He has published more than 20 papers in different peer reviewed international and national journals and conferences of international & national repute.