• English

    Definition and Types of Information

    Definition of Information. The term ‘Information, is difficult to define precisely although its properties and effects are observed in all walks of life. The usage of information has given it different namings. The dictionary meaning of this term ‘Knowledge’ ‘Intelligence’ ‘a facts’ ‘data’ ‘a message’ ‘a signal’ which is transmitted by the act or process of communication. “Information is an assemblage of data in a…

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  • Functions and Essentials Elements of Library Catalogue

    Essential for good Catalogue. Before approaching the practical problems of cataloguing it may be well to devote a little time space to some introductory discussion of the qualifications required in satisfactory cataloguing, and of importance of the catalogue itself in any library. The three attributes mostworthy of attention are: Accuracy: Whether there is a case of style of cataloguing, compressed or abbreviated the entry, accuracy…

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    Abstracting Service

    Abstracting Service: The preparation of abstracts, usually in a limited field, by an individual, an industrial organization for restricted use, or a commercial organization; the abstracts being published and supplied regularly to subscribers. Also the organization producing the abstracts. Such services may be either comprehensive or selective. Also called ‘Secondary service’.

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  • English

    Various aids and guide of book selection

    Aids and guide of book selection for library: A wise book selector can be a great satisfaction to a librarian. Due to the both of literature selection of library materials has become more difficult and complicated. So to select a best out of the vast selection, book selection tools are indispensable aids. In selection of library materials, selector needs information on new and forthcoming  materials,…

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  • English

    Selection policies of College Library

    Book selection policies of College Library. College Library is a library established, maintained, and administered by a college to meet the needs of its student and faculty. A College library maintains some policy to build up its collection development. Some of them are: The library must provide the resources needed to meet the curricular demands of the college. It must be equipped with a rich,…

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  • English

    Selection Policies of School Library

    ***Book Selection Policies of School Library*** School Library is an organized collection placed in a school for the use of teachers and students of the school. For the developments of its collection, School Library follows some policies. This may includes: School library must supply materials related directly to course needs and enrichment materials that will educate in a broader sense. Clipping, printed and Audio-Visual materials…

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  • English

    Book Selection Policy of National Library

    National Library selection Policy: National Library is a library maintained out of government funds and serving the nation as a whole. Usually, books in such libraries are for reference only. They usually receive materials through legal deposit legislation. For the development of its collection, National Library authority maintain some policies. Such as: The National Library should have central road in co-ordination the library services to…

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  • English

    Book Acquisition Methods of Library

    Book Acquisition Methods of Various Library. Book acquisition means the methods by which collection is build or added to the stock of library. This methods may be: Figure: Book Acquisition By purchases; Gift and donation; Exchange; Inter library loan; Deposit on copyright law (Only for National Library) 1. By purchases: More enhance is now it laid on selection and acquisition to purchase. Most librarians try…

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  • Catalogue

    Dictionary Catalogue : definition

    ***Dictionary Catalogue*** A catalogue in which all the entries (author, title, subject, series, etc.) and references are arranged in a single alphabet – like a dictionary. As distinct from other alphabetical catalogues, subject entries are made under specific subjects. In some instances, the arrangement of sub-entries may depart from a strictly alphabetical order to provide a logical, or other convenient, arrangement, the main headings still…

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    Objectives and Purpose of Library Catalogue

    Library Catalogue Objectives. Catalogue services the reader and as such the community. while we prepare a catalogue we consider the community or the institution which is to be served. Nature of the committee or institution-whether it is growing or Shrinking. Size of the library; and Material acquired. To make best use of the material and maximum service to the reader community, the help of the…

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