Saturday, November 28, 2015

Library Management- Maintenance Section

LIS QUIZ SERIES

1. The maintenance section's responsibilities are
1.Maintaining orderliness and cleanliness in the stackrooms
2.Training and supervising the work of the maintenance section/division staff
3.Decisions regarding the conservation of material, repair, binding, etc.
4.Maintenance of records pertaining to stock control

1,2
1,3,4
1,2,3
1,2,3,4

2. In a stack room, which of the following guides will have to be provided?
1.Tier Guide
2.Gangway Guide
3.Bay Guide
4.Shelf Guide
5.General Guide
6.General Instruction Guides

1,2,3,4,6
1,3,4,5,6
1,2,4,5,6
1,2,3,4,5,6

3.(A): Shelf register or shelf list shows the position of any book on the shelves
(B): Shelf list is nothing but a stock register

(A) is true (B) is false
(B) is true (A) is false
Both (A) and (B) are true
Both (A) and (B) are false

4.(A): Book tags carry call number of books fixed at the bottom of books or on their spines
(B): Book tags have been replaced by tooling, a process by which call numbers of books could be written on the spines

(A) is true (B) is false
Both (A) and (B) are true
(B) is true (A) is false
Both (A) and (B) are false

5.Which of the following tools needs to be provided in the maintenance section?
1.Books ends or book supporters
2.Book lifts and trollies
3.Shelving tables
4.Two step or three step ladders

1,2,3,4
1,2,3
1,3,4
2,3,4

6.Which of the following are methods of Stock Verification?
1.Stock Verification by Accession Numbers
2.Numerical Counting Method
3.Stock Verification by Shelf List Method

1,2
1,3
1,2,3
2,3

7.When a book may be withdrawn from collection
outdated
worn out beyond repair
found lost in stock verification
All of the above

8.The guiding principles in stacking of documents in a library are
1) Ensuring minimum capacity of the stacks with maximum wastage
2) Facilities for accommodating documents of all types
3) Easy accessibility of books as well as nearness to Catalogues and Circulation counters
4) Proper ventilation
5) Adequate artificial lighting
6) Provision for future expansion

1,2,3,4,5,6
2,3,4,5,6
1,3,4,5,6
2,4,5,6

9.Bringing two thematically related but classificatory separated groups of books together is called
Classified Arrangement
Block Arrangement
Broken Order Arrangement
Arrangement by accession number

10.Select the measures to minimise loss of books in libraries
Strict vigilance at exit gates
Provision of photocopying facilities
Increasing library hours, during the time of examinations in academic libraries.
All of the above