Library policy

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    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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    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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    Difference between book evaluation and book selection for a library

    Difference between evaluation and selection: Evaluation and selection are both necessary methods to increased the library collection. Selection of right books depends upon the thorough evaluation of books. So we may regard evaluation as the micro selection. The basic purpose of selection and evaluation of books is to build up a sound and proper collection in the library. Though they are very closely related but…

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    Principles of book selection for a library

    Principles of book selection: Book selection means to select the appropriate books for a library. It is the professional apex in librarianship. Its objective is to select the right books to the right reader at the time. Some principles are followed for book selection. Such as: To study clientele and know their general characteristics, special characteristics, cultural and racial elements, their professions and their like…

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    Functions of University Library

    University Library:  A university library is a part of a university set up. Therefore, it exists to serve the objectives of its parent organization. Every library programme must support universities total programme.  The University Library should aim to advance the functions of that university.  Functions of University Library: The universally recognized basic functions performed by a university library are:   1. By procuring comprehensive range…

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    Functions and objectives of National Library

    National Library: A national library keeps all documents of and about a nation under some legal provision and thus represents publications of and about the whole nation. For Example: National Library of Bangladesh, Dhaka. National Library India, Kolkata. Library of Congress, Washington. British Library, London. Objectives of National Library: A National Library works with the following objectives: 1. It procures nation’s all literary output under…

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  • Types and definition of Censorship in Libraries

    What is Censorship? The term censorship is derived from the Latin word ‘Censer’ which means to access. Censorship is the suppression of speech or deletion of communicative materials which may be consider objectionable, harmful or sensitive as determined by a censor. Encyclopaedia of Library & Information Science, “Censorship is an effort by a government, or private organization, groups or individuals to prevent people reading, seeing…

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    Objectives and Importance of University Library

    Considering the objectives of higher education today, the university library system has to shoulder onerous responsibilities. The library not only complements the class room study but also aids the research. The University library delivers a wide spectrum of services, by helping students with textbooks, parallel studies, reference books and periodicals; by providing a large number of bibliographic tools and up-to-date literature on every subject for…

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    Functions of College library

    Functions of college library: To achieve the objectives of a college library, college library performs the following functions: In order to help in all educational and instructional programmes of the college it develops its collection by acquiring different documents like text books, audio-visuals etc. related to various courses offered by the college. It also procures a good amount of more advanced books other than text…

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    Aims and objectives of college library

    Aims and objectives of college library: A library attached or associated with a college and used by teacher, students and staff of the college is known as college library. The objectives of college libraries are as discussed below: It helps in all educational and instructional programs of the college. It develops a habit of deep of and advanced studies of subjects beyond the text books…

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