UGC (NET) Manual for Library and Information Science (Paperback)

By Anil K Dhiman , Yashoda Rani 
Publisher: Ess Ess Publications
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 817000425X
Publish Date: 2005
Binding: Paperback

Description


Clearing competitions has become a necessity in today's world where all national and state level agencies conduct examinations for various posts in degree colleges at state level and universities at national level. University Grants Commission (UGC) conducts National Eligibility Test popularly known as NET Examination for according eligibility for appointment as Lecturer in all subjects including Library and Information Science and Assistant Librarians for university and college libraries. NET is also the basis for the award of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for pursuing the award of M. Phil. and Ph. D. Degrees. In our country, it is mendatory to clear NET to apply for the posts of Lecturer/Assistant Librarian in the universities and now many states have adopted the same model of NET n conduct their State Level Eligibility Tests ( SLET) for recruitment as Lecturer/Librarians in Government Degree Colleges and other educational institutions run by the state government. Seeing the success of NET and SLET examinations, now even some State Public Service Commissions and College Service Commissions have started conducting examinations on the pattern of NET. The present work covers both Paper-II and Paper-III of the Library and Information Science discipline. Care has been taken to design this book on the pattern of revised syllabus of UGC. Past question papers of these examinations have been kept in mind while designing this manual. This book has been divided into parts and chapters on topical basis and in a very logical manner. Special attention has been allotted to prepare an exhaustive question bank for the objective part and enriched material and write-ups for the descriptive part of the examination papers. The unnecessary heap of question and answers has intentionally been avoided to deliver the chosen and the very best to the readers.


Dr. Anil Kumar Dhiman (born in 1965) holds M. A., M. Sc. M.L.I.Sc.,B.Ed., &;
Ph. d. degrees in Botany beside Post graduate Diploma in Computer Application
(PGDCA). He is a Fellow of Society of Ethno botanists (FES) and fellow of United
Writers' Association (FUWAI). He is also the life member of various professional
associations, viz., ILA (Delhi), IASLIC (Calcutta), IATLIS, UPLA, APSI, IBS and
SEB (Lucknow). At present, he is working in the University Library at Gurukul
Kangri University, Hardwar. He is also rendering his services as an Honorary
Lecturer at Library Science Training Center, Roorkee since 1994 and as Counselor
for Library science at Hardware Chapter of UP Rajrishi Tandon Open University,
Allahabad since 2000.He has over four- dozen papers and six books to his credits
in the field of Library & information science and Botany. He has awarded with
APSI Young scientist Award and Gold Medal for 1999. His name has been included
in various bibliographies of national and international reputations; as in
Reference Asia, Millennium Edition; Biography Today (2001); International
Directory of Intellectuals (to be published from American Organization of
Intellectuals, Inc USA); Biography International (2001) to be published from
south -Asia Publishing Company. Delhi; Asia/Pacific who's Who-IV volume to be
published from Rifacimen to International. His earlier books include:

Citation Analysis of the Research Field and Information Technology Development.


Prolegomena to Universe of Knowledge.

Research Methodology in 2 volumes

Academic Libraries (in Press)

Medicinal Plants and Raw Drugs of India

Wild medicinal plants of India (in press).

Mrs. Yashoda Rani, the better half of Dr. Anil K. Dhiman, is M. A., B. Lib. Sc. She has keen interest in library and information science. She already has contributed a few papers and has book as a co-author to her credit



Preface
SECTION ONE : STUDY MATERIAL
1. Introduction
Fundamental Perception. Role in Society . Main Objectives . Historical Significance. Cultural Aspects. the Effects. Economic Aspects. Role in Education
2. Origin and Growth
Historical Background . Evolution and Growth. People's Interest. Institutional Libraries. Special Libraries
3. Development as a Discipline
Evolution in Modern Times . Educational and Training Facilities. Degree Courses. Official Steps. The Purposes. The Suggestions. Government's View. Rules and Regulations. Basic Conditions. Higher Courses. Teachers' Methods. Teaching Devices. Teachers' Responsibilities Significant Features. Evaluation and Measurement
4. Institutional Libraries
University Library. College Libraries . School Libraries
5. Public Libraries
Library for All. The Setup. The Origin. Economic Side. The Working. The Evaluation
6. Largest Library
National Library. Big Treasure of Books
7. Particular Libraries
Libraries with purpose. The Perception . The Organisation. The Functions. Book Purchase. The Setup. The Staff. The Provision. Sources of Information
8. Mobile Library
Popular Service . Books at Doorstep
9. Librarian and Staff
Head of the Institution . Gradual Development .Specialist's Role. The Personnel. Status of Librarian. Process of Recruitment. Training Facilities
10. Significance for Education
Distance Education. Collage Education. Universal Concept. Government's View
11. Mutual Cooperation
Basic Needs . The Sphere. The Organisation
12. Process of Classification
The Devices. The Perception . New Schemes. Various Models . Different Categories
13. The Helpline
Reference Libraries. The Setup. Priced Service. Technical Aspects. Small Ventures
14. Process of Cataloguing
The Two Methods. Various Provisions. Automated Cataloguing . Significant Features. The Administration . Role of Computer
15. Regulation Framework
Laws and Rules. Administrative Rules . Various Theories . The Administration
16. Policy on Libraries
The Shortcomings. Essential Needs . Empowered Committee. Working Group
17. Social Role
Basic Requirements . Staff at Work . Service Centres. Social Orientation
SECTION TWO : OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS (SOLVED)
First Set
Second Set.
Third Set
Fourth Set
Fifth Set

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Title: UGC (NET) Manual for Library and Information Science
Publisher: Ess Ess Publications
Author: Anil K Dhiman , Yashoda Rani
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 817000425X
Publish Date: 2005
Binding: Paperback

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