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IGNOU

Information Sources and Library Services

IGNOU via Swayam

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

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1

Unit 1 - CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION SOURCES

Primary Information Source

Reading list of primary sources

Week 2

Quiz: Primary Sources of Information

Categorization of Information Sources

Non documentary 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

Quiz : Statistical Sources of Information

Unit 4 - REFERENCE SERVICES

Reference Services

Marketing of Library and information Services

Resources Sharing Among Libraries

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

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

Week 9

Unit 6 - USER ORIENTATION

Library Services

Week 10

Internet as Source of Information, Part - I

Internet as Source of Information, Part - II

Week 11

National Library of India : A journey

National Mission on Library

Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation

Week 12

Role of Internet in Library Services

Electronic Information Sources

Taught by

Dr. Archana Shukla

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  • Chander Singh

    Chander Singh is taking this course right now, spending 7 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.

    This is a very good and beificial course foe the library professionals.Every professional should do this course for the enhance the capacity of working in this fild. we all LIS professional can provide better services to our readers. this iis also a part of our profession.

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