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BLII-013: Information Sources and Library Services

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Overview

The course deals with information sources and library services. It gives detailed information about categories of information sources and how to evaluate them.

Syllabus

Week 1

Unit 1 - CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION SOURCES

Primary Information Source

Reading list of primary sources

Week 2

Categorization of Information Sources

Non documentary sources of information
Quiz: Primary Sources of Information

Week 3

Unit 2 - TYPES OF INFORMATION SOURCES

Secondary sources of Information

Tertiary Information Sources

Geographical Sources of Information

Quiz: Secondary Sources of Information

Week 4

Biographical Information Sources

Directories as Information Sources

Dictionaries as Information Sources

Statistical Information Sources

Encyclopaedia as Source of Information

Quiz : Non-Documentary Sources of Information

Week 5

Ready Reference Sources

Indexing and Abstracting Periodicals

Bibliographical Sources & Information

Quiz : Tertiary Sources

Unit 3 - CIRCULATION SERVICES

Circulation Work in Libraries

RFID in Libraries

Week 6

Unit 4 - REFERENCE SERVICES

Reference Services

Marketing of Library and information Services

Resources Sharing Among Libraries
Quiz :Statistical Sources of Information

Week 7

Unit 5 - AWARENESS SERVICES

Awareness Services

Reference Query Services

Reference Sources for Special Library

Reference Sources for Academic Libraries

Reference Sources for Public Library
Quiz

Week 8

Activities and Services of the INFLIBNET Centre, Part - I

Activities and Services of the INFLIBNET Centre, Part - II

Activities and Services of the INFLIBNET Centre, Part - III

Activities and Services of the INFLIBNET Centre, Part - IV
Quiz

Week 9

Unit 6 - USER ORIENTATION

Library Services
Quiz

Week 10

Internet as Source of Information, Part - I

Internet as Source of Information, Part - II
Quiz

Week 11

National Library of India : A journey

National Mission on Library

Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation
Quiz

Week 12

Role of Internet in Library Services

Electronic Information Sources

Taught by

Dr. Archana Shukla

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