• English

    Functions and objectives of Public Library

    Public Library:   A Public Library is a social institution established by law, financed by public fund, open for all without any discrimination, for general and free diffusion of knowledge and information in the community. It is the obligation of government to establish a public library system throughout the country at national, state and local levels. Besides this, the rural and suburban areas should also be covered by branch and mobile libraries.  Definition of Public…

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  • English

    Graphs and its use

    Graphs: Graphs may be define as visual representation of numerical data. A table of figures may contains a wealth of valuable information but a graph of the same data presents the zest of that information quickly and effectively. Types of Graphs:- There are many kinds of graphs among those most commonly used graphs are as below, 1. Line graphs. 2. Bar graphs. 3. Circles or Pie graphs. 4. Pictorial graphs. 1. Line Graphs: It is…

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    Writing materials of ancient times

    What is Writing materials? Writing materials are very essential for man kind. These are required to let know our past and present history to the future generation. In fact existence of a nation depend upon writing materials. Thus it is necessary for us to preserve these suitably. Preservation means to protect and control ancient writing materials from any distroying and damaging. Some Writing materials of ancient times are described below: 1. Stone: In ancient period,…

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  • English

    Book Review

    Book Review: A book review is a form of literary criticism in which a book is analyzed based on content, style, and merit. It can be a primary source opinion piece, summary review or scholarly review. Books can be reviewed for printed periodicals, magazines and newspapers, as school work, or for book web sites on the internet. A book review’s length may vary from a single paragraph to a substantial essay. Such a review may…

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  • English

    Type of questions and sources of information in ready reference service

    Type of questions and sources of information in ready reference service:    Ready reference service is also called fact-finding service, because it mainly deals with answering fact-finding type of question. There are different types of questions asked in ready reference service; such questions are called “ready reference questions.” The basic quality of all ready reference questions is that they are simple, brief and easy to answer from ready reference tools without any loss of time.…

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  • English

    What is Writing?

    What is Writing: Definition for writing Writing is a complex process that allow a writer to explore thought and ideas and make them visible and concrete. Writing encourages thinking and learning for it’s motivate communication makes or available for reflection. When thought is written down, ideas can be examined, reconsider, added to rearrange and changed. Definition for writing: Wikipedia, “Writing is the representation of language in a textual medium through the use of a set…

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  • English

    Principle of Management

    Principles of management proposed by Henri Fayol The principles of management are the important factors which contribute to the success of any organization. It has a tremendous impact upon the practice of management in increasing the efficiency of the organization. The responsible administrator must know these principles and apply them with judgment in terms of his immediate situation. In view of its importance, scholars or management scientists have offered some view and propounded some fundamental…

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  • English

    Reference Services and Library

    Reference Services Definition Reference service is the supreme and ultimate function of the library. This is infact the hub of all library activities. Reference service is sometimes referred to as ‘reference and information services’ or ‘reader services’. According to A.B. Kroeger – Reference service as “assistance in the use of resources of the library”. According to James I. Wyer – “Reference service is that part of library administration which deals with the assistance given to…

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  • English

    Principles of Construction of subject heading

    Principles of Construction Subject Heading: Some of the main basic principles for construction of subject headings are: 1. Simple and modern heading: We should use simple and modern subject heading and avoid difficult, uncommon and cumbersome phrases. 2. Avoidance of unnecessary subdivision: You have to use the subdivision with a subject only when it is essential and useful and when there are more books in a library or when more books are likely to come…

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  • Catalogue

    Steps to build subject headings for your topic

    Subject headings build-up helps: Subject heading is a term or word or group of word used in catalogue, bibliography or index expressing or representing the subject contain of a book or material. Steps to subject headings determination:- A. Reading of the title. B. Reliance on subject title. C. Reading of content. D. Reading of introduction. E. Reading of preface/forward. F. Review on dust jacket or back-cover. G. Author’s designation and working. H. Series. I. Reference…

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