Unit Test 4: Information Services

1. __________ one when one wants to know all the information published on a specific subject area or topic.
Everyday approach
Exhaustive approach
Current approach
None of the above

2. Reference services are
On demand services
Anticipatory services
On demand services generally but at times can be anticipatory
None of the above

3.Who defined Reference service is, "the process of establishing right contact between the right reader and the right book at the right time in the right personal way"?
Codes :
William A Katz
S R Ranganathan
Maragret Hatchins
Louis shores

4. Fact-finding serivce is also known as
Long Range Reference Service
Short Range Reference Serivce
Documentation Service
Current Awarness service

5. What is/are the important factors between Long range and short range reference services?
The time inovolved
The materials used
The nature of information sought
All the above

6. The book "Introduction to Reference Work' published in 1944 written by
Margaret Hatchins
S R Ranganathan
Krishan Kumar
William A Katz

7. What are the methods of user education?
Direct method
Indirect method
Combination of direct and indirect methods
All the above

8. Which is an indirect method of user education?
Conducted tour
Informal meetings
Orientation lectures

9. Which is not a documentation service?
Current awarness service
Selective Dissemination of Information
Reprographic service
Document delivery

10. Which is not an example of Current Awareness Service?
An indexing bulletin
A reading List
Current Contents

11. Who is father of bibliography?
S R Ranganathan
Conrad Von Gesner
Robert Constantin
William A Katz

12. The first and foremost step in literature search is
identifying search terms
selection of indexing and abstracting journal
checking secondary publications
interaction with the user

13.Which is not come under the category of bibliographical services?
Codes :
Current Awareness Service(CAS)
Selective Dissemination of information (SDI) Service
Literature Searching Service
Translation service

14.Routing of periodicals is
Indexing service
Abstracting service

15. Who had given the Minimal, Middling and Maximum theories of reference service?
CM Winchell
S R Ranganathan
James I Wyer
Samuel Rothstein

16. DESIDOC is documentation centre for
Indigenous Knowledge
Defence Science
Rural Development
Khadi & Village Industries

17. INSDOC has been merged with ______ and is now known as NISCAIR

18. Which of the following are review type services ? (i) Current Awareness (ii) Trend Reports (iii) News Clippings (iv) State of the Art Report
(i), (ii), (iii) are correct.
(i), (iii), (iv) are correct.
(ii) & (iv) are correct.
(ii) & (iii) are correct.

19. Assertion (A) : Online services incur heavy investment at the initial stage. Reason (R) : Online services are costlier than print
Both (A) and (R) are true.
(A) is true, but (R) is false.
(A) is false but (R) is true.
Both (A) and (R) are false.

20. Assertion (A): User profile is an essential component of SDI service. Reason (R): SDI is a personalized current awareness service.
Both (A) and (R) are true
Both (A) and (R) are false
Both are partially true
(A) is true but (R) is false

21. Assertion (A) : Reference service is the hub of alllibrary activities. Reason (R) : It is provided in the shortest possible time
(A) is true, but (R) is false
(R) is true, but (A) is false
Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the right explanation of (A)
Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the right explanation

22. Assertion (A) : Provision of services outside the library regular service centre or outlet is essential to reach more and more patrons. Reason (R) : Library extension services help libraries to cover larger population of patrons.
(A) is true but (R) is false.
(A) is false but (R) is true.
Both (A) and (R) are true.
Both (A) and (R) are false.

23.Translation service is intended to overcome
Codes :
Space barrier
Language barrier
Jargon barrier
Cultural barrier

24. Live chat is a
Reference service
Virtual reference software
Ready reference service
Referral service

25. A special library offers services to
Staff of all kinds of organisation
Staff of the parent organisation
widely distributed group of users
people of that particular community

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