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    Types and definition of Notation for library science

    Definition of “Notation” Notation is a term which is used in classification schedule. Notation is a series of symbols, which is used to representing a subject, and it is a very important features of book classification in a library. Harrods Librarian Glossary (Tenth ed.) “The symbols which stand for the divisions in a scheme of classification.” Harrods Librarian Glossary “A Notation is the ordered, series…

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    Qualities and Usefulness of good Notation for LIS

    It is obvious from the use made of a notation that the symbols standing for topics in the schedules should:  Notation should reflect order: The Notation must indicate order that mean the symbols use to represent the topic should indicate the position of that topic in hierarchy of it main class or division. Notation should be assemble as fetchable:  Simplicity of notation depend on the…

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    Functions of Notation in Library Classification

    Function of “Notation” in library classification: 1. Stands  in place of terms used in the scheme of classification, so that whenever the term is to be represented it may be represented by a class mark only. For example: The terms Mathematics, Chemistry, & Physics are refereed to by the notation (In DDC) 510, 530and 540 respectively 2. Shows the sequence of schedules and subordination of…

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  • Difference between Library catalogue and Bibliography

    Difference between Library catalogue and Bibliography: Library Catalogue vs. Bibliography Catalogue Bibliography Contains call number. (class number + Author mark) Do not contain any of them. Contains 1st, 2nd and 3rd indention. Generally contains only one running indention. Confined to the collection of a particular library or a group of libraries in case of Union Catalogue. Not confined to any collection, materials listed may or…

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    Book acquisition problems in Bangladesh/ India

    Book acquisition problems in Bangladesh/ India: As we far from publishing world, it is difficult to evaluate every book for library acquisition. While selecting the reading materials, the librarian faces many problems, some of them are mentioned below: 1. Time-Lag:  Most of the books required by the libraries are published in foreign countries. College, University and research libraries depend heavily on foreign books which generally…

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    Preperation of Annual Report of a University Library : Content’s of Annual Report of a library

    How to prepare annual report for a library? Any organization is expected to present its annual report. Annual report of a library is the survey of work carried out during the preceding year. It summarizes activities and achievements of the library. It is a type of reporting by the librarian to the higher authorities. An annual report is the survey of the actual work done…

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    Departmentation in Library Management

    Departmentation Proper job analysis and assignment of job should be planned in such a manner that no overlapping in duties occurs. This can be achieved by establishing various departments. These powers, functions, and duties of various departmental heads must be clearly defined. Like jobs should be put under one department and unlike job should be isolated from each other. Departmentation is closely related to direct…

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    Principle of Library Administration/ What is POSDCORB

    Cardinal Element of Library Administration (POSDCORB): Every organization or institution has a set of goals to achieve. For this an organizational structure is raised, an administrative machinery is created and management authority is appointed. The basic policies of the organization are laid down and management staff is appointed by the administrative machinery for achieving the desired goals. To ensure better functioning and smooth running of…

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    Planning the Modern Library Building : instruction

    Principles follows for planning a Library Building: Planning and construction of library building is one of the important organizational functions. It requires through understanding of needs of the users, objectives and functions of a library. The successful library building is one which clearly and directly expresses and provides the functions that are performed within it. Some general principles of planning should be kept in mind…

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    Personnel Management definition and it’s functions in Library Management

     Personnel Management The staff, the books and the readers make up the fundamental trinity of a library. The success of a library largely depends upon the persons who are responsible for the effective use of a good collection of books in the hands of the readers. A library having good collections can not render best services to its readers without efficient and trained personnel. The…

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