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A Comprehensive Course in Library and Information Science

T. Nasirudheen, Ess Ess Publications, 2012, vii, 252 p, ISBN : 9788170006626, $40.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Comprehensive Course in Library and Information Science

Contents: Foreword. 1. General awareness. 2. General questions field/subject wise. 3. Solved question papers of recent competitive examinations.

The book has been arranged in three parts. The first part entitled general awareness in library and information science includes general information in historical events in library science, abbreviations, nick names, books and authors, terms and their developers words and their origin language celebrations, conferences and seminars acts and commissions, famous quotes related to library and information science, laws of library science, bibliometric laws, cataloguing codes, institutions and their locations library association and their establishment years, various indexing techniques international systems, library software and developers, public library acts in Indian states, species of classification, some great personalities etc. This part of the book can be treated as a reference book. The second part of the book entitled general questions, field wise which deals with six main fields in library science. Foundation of library information science, library and information centre management, knowledge organization classification, knowledge organization cataloguing information science of information technology. The third part deals with questions and answers of various competitive examinations and recent UGC-NET question papers with answers. (jacket)   

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