Friday, July 12, 2013

LIS SYLLABUS FOR ll and lll papers

Information, Information Science, Information Society
Information as a Resource/Commodity
Information Transfer Cycle-Generation, Collection, Storage and Dissemination
Role of information in Planning, Management, Socio-economic Development, Technology transfer
Communication-Channels, barriers
Intellectual Property Rights-Concept, Copyright, Censorship-Print and Nonprint Media.
Library and Information Policy at the National Level
Laws of Library Science
Library Resource Sharing and Networking
Library Movement and Library Legislation in India
Library Extension Services
Library and Information Science Education in India-click here for useful article 
     1. The first ever library school was started by Melvil Dewey in USA in 1887
     2. W.A. Bordon a disciple of Melvil Dewey come to india in 1910on the invitation of
           Maharaja Sayaji Rao Gaikwad of Baroda for started certificate programme for   
           working librarians
Library and Information Profession
Library Associations in India, UK and USA-ILA, IASLIC IATLIS, SIS LA
    IASLIC ----- The IASLIC, acronym for the Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres, was established on 3 September 1955 as a non-profit making national, professional body
Library Associations Organisations at International level-FID, IFLA and UNESCO
Unit —III
Sources of Information-Primary, Secondary and Tertiary-Documentary and Non-documentary
Reference Sources-Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries, Geographical Sources, Biographical Sources,
Year-books/Almanacs, Directories and Handbooks, Statistical (salient features and evaluation)
Bibliographical Sources-Bibliographies, Union Catalogues, Indexing and Abstracting Journals
(salient features and evaluation)
E-documents, E-books, E-Jouarnals
Database-Bibliographic, Numeric and Full text-Evaluation
Reference and Information services, Referral Service
Bibliographic Service, Indexing and Abstracting Service, CAS, SDI, Digest Service, Trend
Online Services
Translation Services
Reprographic Services
 Organisation of knowledge/information
Modes of formation of subjects
Library Classification-Canons and Principles
Library Classification Schemes-DDC, UDC and CC
Library Cataloguing-Canons and Principles
Library Cataloguing Codes-CCC and AACR-II
Bibliographic Records-International standards-ISBDs, MARC and CCF
Indexing-Pre-coordinate, Post-coordinate
Vocabulary Control-Thesaurus, Lists of Subject Headings
Databases-Search Strategies, Boolean Operators
Knowledge Management
 Management-Principles, Functions, Schools of Thought
Planning, Organisation Structure
Decision making
System Study-Analysis, Evaluation and Design
Collection Development-Books, Serials, Non-book Materials-Selection, Acquisition,
Maintenance; ISBN, ISSN Cataloguing-in-Publication (CIP)
Human Resources Management-Manpower Planning, Job analysis, Job description, Selection,
Recruitment, Motivation training and Development, Staff manual, Leadership and Performance Evaluation
Delegation of authority
Financial management-Resource Generation, Types of Budgeting, Cost and Cost-Benefit analysis
Library Buildings and Equipments
Performance Evaluation of Libraries/Information Centres and Services
Marketing Information product and services
Total Quality Management (TQM)
 Information Technology-Components; Impact of IT on Society
Computers-Hardware, Software, Storage Devices, Input/Output Devices
Telecommunication-Transmission media, Switching systems, Bandwidth, Multiplexing,Modulation, Protocols, Wireless Communication
Fax, E-Mail, Tele-conferencing/Video-conferencing, Bulletin Board Service, Teletext, Videotex,Voice Mail
Networking-Concepts, Topologies, Types-LAN, MAN and WAN
Hypertext, Hypermedia, Multimedia
Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), Open Systems Interconnection (OSI)
 Library Automation-Areas of automation, Planning, hardware and Software Selection, OPAC
Networks-ERNET, NICNET, DELNET, JANET, BLAISE, OCLC, INFLIBNET INTERNET Components,Services, Browsing-Web Browsers, Search Engines Meta-Data, Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
National and International Information Systems-NISSAT, NASSDOC, INSDOC, DESIDOC,INIS, AGRIS, MEDLARS, INSPEC
Types of Research-Basic, Applied, Interdisciplinary
Research Design
Scientific Method, Hypotheses, Data Collection, Sampling
Methods of Research-Historical, Descriptive, Case Study, Survey, Comparative and Experimental
Statistical Methods, Data Analysis
Report Writing
Research Methods in Library and Information Science and Services
Types of Libraries-National, Public, Academic and Special Objectives, Structure and Functions
Digital Libraries-Concept
Virtual Libraries-Concept
Types of users, User studies, user education
Role of UGC in the growth and development of libraries and information centres in institutions
of higher education in India
Role of Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation (RRLF)

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