TNPSC Library and Information Science Syllabus

Published on: Mar 24, 2010
Library and Information Science - (Code - 071)
  • Paper I
  • Paper II

Paper - I

Role of Libraries -types -academic, public special national, functions-laws of library science.
Library movement-Legislation-Tamil Nadu Public Library Act-Books and Newpapers Act-Copyright Act.
Library Extension service-Library co-opertion,professional Bodies-National -ILA-IASLIC-IATLIS Internation -UNESCO-FID-IFLA.
Information sources -types -primary -secondary-tertiary-Evaluation of Basic reference sources.
Information services-Initiation, user education, Documentation services, bibliographic,CAS/SDI/ Abstracting Indexing services. Tanslation -Reprographic services.
Information system-National -NISSAT, DESIDOC GLOBAL AGRIS, MEDLARS, INSPEC.
Administration - POSDCORB-Principles-organisation structures -Library committees.
Library Routines-selection -acquisition-maintenance-preservation of reading materials -circulation-stock verification.
Periodical procurement -methods-problems-receipt and registration.
Personnel management-Budget-physical facilities-building-furnitures.

Paper - II

Information Processing, Retrieval and Computer Application

Classification - Basic concepts - General Schemes of Classification - CC/DDC/UDC/LC/BSO.
Structure of knowledge -modes of formation of subjects cannons and principles-Idea verbal and notational planes.
Notation -types, quantities, functions-Fundamental categories -Devices-currents trends.
Cataloguing -history-functions, Forms-inner,physical cataloguing codes -CCC/AACR II-Chain procedure.
Subjects headings -outline oof SCLH, LCSH, Centralised and cooperative cataloguing.
Outline of different Indexing systems_pre-co-ordinate, post co-ordinate indexing. POPSI, PRESIS.
Computers-Historical development-types-micro- PCXT'S PCAT'S
Hardware CPU, Memory-I/O Devices.
Application software-MSDOS, CDS/IBIS/AND Base III-significant features (a knowledge about the above mentioned is enought).
Telecommunication - Telex,FAX, E-MAIL, DTP- Networks.


SINGLE PAPER

Library and Information Science - (Code - 071)

Role of Libraries -types -academic, public special national, functions-laws of library science.
Library movement-Legislation-Tamil Nadu Public Library Act-Books and Newpapers Act-Copyright Act.
Library Extension service-Library co-opertion,professional Bodies-National -ILA-IASLIC-IATLIS Internation -UNESCO-FID-IFLA.
Information sources -types -primary -secondary-tertiary-Evaluation of Basic reference sources.
Information services-Initiation, user education, Documentation services, bibliographic,CAS/SDI/ Abstracting Indexing services. Tanslation -Reprographic services.

Information system-National -NISSAT, DESIDOC GLOBAL AGRIS, MEDLARS, INSPEC.
Administration - POSDCORB-Principles-organisation structures -Library committees.
Library Routines-selection -acquisition-maintenance-preservation of reading materials -circulation-stock verification.
Periodical procurement -methods-problems-receipt and registration.
Personnel management-Budget-physical facilities-building-furnitures.

INFORMATION PROCESSING, RETRIEVAL AND COMPUTER APPLICATION.
Classification - Basic concepts - General Schemes of Classification - CC/DDC/UDC/LC/BSO.
Structure of knowledge -modes of formation of subjects cannons and principles-Idea verbal and notational planes.
Notation -types, quantities, functions-Fundamental categories -Devices-currents trends.
Cataloguing -history-functions, Forms-inner,physical cataloguing codes -CCC/AACR II-Chain procedure.
Subjects headings -outline oof SCLH, LCSH, Centralised and cooperative cataloguing.
Outline of different Indexing systems_pre-co-ordinate, post co-ordinate indexing. POPSI, PRESIS.
Computers-Historical development-types-micro- PCXT'S PCAT'S
Hardware CPU, Memory-I/O Devices.
Application software-MSDOS, CDS/IBIS/AND Base III-significant features (a knowledge about the above mentioned is enought).
Telecommunication - Telex,FAX, E-MAIL, DTP- Networks.
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