Friday, May 18, 2012

UGC NET LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE SYLLABUS

Unit-I

Information. information science, Information Society

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 non-Print media

Library an information Policy at the national level

Unit-II

Laws of library Science

Library resources Sharing and Networking

Library Movement and Library legislation in India

Library Extension Services

Library and Information science education in India

Library and information profession

Library Association in India, UK And USA,ILA, IASLIC, IATLI ,SM,  SISM, LAM, ASLIB SLA and ALA

Library association organization at international level-FID, IFLA and  UNESCO

Unit-III

Source of information-Primary , secondary and tertiary-Documentary and non-documentary

References Socures-Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries, Geographical Sources, Biographical Sources, Year Book/ Almanacs, Directories, and Hand books, Statistical (salient features and evaluation)

Bibliographical Sources-bibliographies, Union, Catalogue, indexing and Abstracting, Journal (salient features and evaluation)

E-Documents . e-Books E-Journals

Database-Bibliography, Numeric and full text evaluation

Unit-IV

reference and information services , referral services

Bibliography services, Indexing ad Abstracting services, CAS, SDI, Digital service , trend report

Online Services

Translation Services

reprographic Services

Unit-V

Organization of knowledge/information

modes of information of subjects

Library classification-Canons and Principles

Library classification Schemes-DDC, UDC, ad CC

Library Cataloguing-Canions and Principles

Library cataloguing codes-CCC and AACR_II

Bibliography records-Internationals Standards-ISBDS, MARC and CCF

indexing-Pre-Coordinate , Post-Coordinate

Vocabulary control-Thesaurus, lists of Subjects Headings

Database-Search Strategies, Boolean Operators

Knowledge Management

Unit-VI

Management-Principles, Functional, School of Thought

Planning , Organixsationla Structure

Decision-making

System study-Analysis, evaluation and design

Collection Development-Books Serials, non-book, Material Selection

Acquisition Maintenance, ISBAN, ISSSN, 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-resources generation, types of Budgeting, Cost and Cost-Benefit analysis

PERT, CPM

Library Buildings and equipments

Performance evaluation of libraries./information centers and services

Marketing information product and services

Total quality management (TQM)

Unit-VII
Information technology-Components, impact of IT on Society

Computers -hardware, Software, Storage devices Input/Output devices

communication-transmission media, Switching systems, Bandwidth, Multiplexing, Modulation protocols Wireless communication

fax, E-Mails, trele0communication.Vedio conferencing, Bulletin Board Service , Videotext, Voice Mail

Networking -Concepts Topologies, Types-LAN, MAN, And WAN

Hypertext, Hypermedia ad multimedia

Integrated Services Digital Network  (ISDN), open Systems, Interconnection (OSI)

Unit-VIII

Library Automation -Areas of automation, planning, Hardware and Software selection , OPAC

Networks-ERNET, NIOCNET, DELNET, ANET, BLAISE,, OCLC, INFLIBNET

Internet-Components, Services Browsing-Web browser, Search Engine, Meta-Data, Digital Object Identifies (DOI)

National And international information system-NISSAT, NASSDOC, INSDOCM DEWESIDOC, INIS, SGRIS, MEDLARS, INSPEC

Unit-IX

Types of Research -Basic, Interdisciplinary

Research Design

Scientific Method, Hypothesis , 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

Bibliometrics

Unit-X

Types of Libraries national , Public, Academies, and Special Objective structure Functions

Digital Libraries-Concept

Virtual Libraries-Concept

Types of Users, Users Studies, Users education

Role of UGC in the growth o and development of Libraries and information centers in institutions of higher education in India

Role of raja Ram Mohan Ray Library Foundation (RRLF)



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Thirunavukkarasu Chandran
tcnt@in.com

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