Enumerative Classification Scheme

The process of classification, in an enumerative scheme, achieved first by consulting the index and then by proceeding location pinpointed in the schedules. Although the index lists subjects rather than concepts one should never classify of index alone as this can lead to error. The relevant schedules e...
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একুশ শতকের প্রেক্ষাপটে রেফারেন্স ও তথ্যসেবা বইয়ের মোড়ক উন্মোচন।

গত ৩০ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০১৬ রোজ শুক্রবার ইনফরমেশন সায়েন্স এন্ড লাইব্রেরী ম্যানেজমেন্ট বিভাগ, রাজশাহী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ে এক উৎসবমূখর পরিবেশে একুশ শতকের প্রেক্ষাপটে রেফারেন্স ও তথ্যসেবা বইয়ের মোড়ক উন্মোচন করা হয়। মোডক উন্মোচন অনুষ্ঠানে প্রধান অতিথি হিসেবে উপস্থিত ছিলেন ড. মো: ফয়জার রহমান, ডীন, সামাজিক বিজ্ঞান অনুষদ...
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Approaches of Information

It may be to understand what Information is, but no universally accepted definition of Information has yet crystallized, perhaps it will never be crystallized. In view of this the expert advice is that study should be made on the Information related phenomenon rather than Information itself. Accordingly...
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Annotation

What is Meaning of Annotation for Library science A note appended to the entry for a book in a catalogue, reading list, bibliography, etc., extending the formal description of the book, detailing its subject, scope, purpose and special features. Originally the term, as used by cataloguers, embraced all...
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Heading : Subject Heading

What is Heading? The word, words or phrase at the beginning of a catalogue entry, by which the place of that entry in the catalogue is determined. The heading forms the first of the five parts of a standard catalogue entry and is chosen by the cataloguer to indicate some special aspects of the work ...
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Geographical Filing Method

Geographical Filing in Library Science The arrangement of material or of entries in a list, catalogue, bibliography, etc. according to place. The term includes both alphabetical arrangement by place-names, and filing by a geographic classification scheme, and also sub-arrangement by place within a given...
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Freely Faceted Classification

A freely faceted classification is a scheme for classification guided by explicitly stated postulates, canons and principles for the three planes of work and involves the analysis of the subject into its facets in the idea plane, their transformation into kernal terms in the verbal planes using current...
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Facet

Meaning of Facet in Library Classification. A particular aspect of a subject or train of characteristics. E.g., in literature there may be four facets: language, form, author, and work. The term is used chiefly by Ranganathan in the colon classification and explained in detail by B.I. Palmer in his book...
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Documentation Services

Documentation Services: It is a process of reproducing any available material and making it available to readers. It includes documentation list, reprographic services, translation services, Union catalogue and reference service. Due to large production of books and a large number of authors as well as...
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Library Classification Schemes

Classification Schemes: Classification schemes is defined as “a list of classes arranged according to a set of pre-defined principles for the purpose of organizing items in a collection or entries in an index, bibliography or catalogue into groups based on their similarities and differences to facilitat...
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Archives

Archives are those records, irrespective of their physical form, which are generally preserved on account of their enduring value by an organization or an individual responsible for its creation. It forms the integral part of every organization. They preserve the records essential not just for self-know...
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Authority File

A list of the headings selected for use in a catalogue, compiled as an official work of reference by the cataloguers for use in the cataloguing department. The file registers are approved form of each heading to eliminate further search if the same heading be required again for the cataloguing of later...
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Borrowers Register

A record of those persons who have been issued membership cards or tickets, entitling them to borrow books from a library. In libraries using a book issue record which identifies readers by a number, the alphabetical and numerical files are needed. If readers numbers are not used in charging, a simple a...
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