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DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND
INFORMATION SCIENCE
(UNIVERSITY OF DELHI)
SYLLABI
(Effective from Academic Session 2004-05)

• Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.L.I.Sc.)
• Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.Sc.)
• Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)

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CONTENTS
S.No. Subject Page No.
1. Main Objectives of B.L.I.Sc. Course 1
(i) Scheme of Papers 2
(ii) Courses of Study – First Semester 3 – 10
(iii) Courses of Study – Second Semester 11 – 17
2. Main Objectives of M.L.I.Sc. Course 18
(i) Scheme of Papers 19 – 20
(ii) Courses of Study – First Semester 20 – 30
(iii) Courses of Study – Second Semester 31 – 49
3. Main Objectives of M.Phil. Course 50
(i) Scheme of Papers 51
(ii) Courses of Study 52 – 56


Bachelor of Library And Information Science
Main Objectives
To train the students in the basics of professional skills and information knowledge
management, so that they serve the society through an institution of library and information
centre.
To achieve the above objectives of the course programme, it needs to realize the following:
· To educate the students in the philosophy of librarianship, basic principles, fundamental
laws, professional ethics.
· To train the students in the skills of information knowledge processing, organization and
retrieval.
· To train the students in the management of Library and Information Centres.
· To enable the students to understand and appreciate the functions and purposes of Library
and Information Centres in the changing social cultural, technological and economic
environment.
· To provide students the basic knowledge of computer and its application in library and
information activities.
· To give the students an understanding of the basics of Information Science.
Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Scheme of Papers
Paper No. & Subject Internal Examination Duration Total
Assessment Marks Marks
Marks
First Semester
I. Library, Information and Society 25 75 3 hours 100
II. Information Science 25 75 3 hours 100
III. Library Classification (Theory) 12 38 2 hours 50
IV. Library Classification (Practical) 12 38 2 hours 50
V. Library Cataloguing (Theory) 12 38 2 hours 50
VI. Library Cataloguing (Practical) 12 38 2 hours 50
VII. Basics of Computer Application 12 38 2 hours 50
(Theory)
VIII. Basics of Computer Application 12 38 2 hours 50
(Practical)
Total Marks= 500
Second Semester
IX. Library and Information Centre 25 75 3 hours 100
Management
X. Computer Application in LIS
(Theory) 12 38 2 hours 50
XI. Computer Application in LIS
(Practical) 12 38 2 hours 50
XII. Library Classification (Practical) 12 38 2 hours 50
XIII. Library Cataloguing (Practical) 12 38 2 hours 50
XIV. Information Sources, Products 25 75 3 hours 100
and Services
XV. Practical Records
A. (Classification, Cataloguing, Library and
Information Centre Management, Information
Sources and Services, Report on Internship
and Library Tour) 60
B. Viva-Voce (will be based on practical records) 40 100
Total Marks= 500
Grand Total = 1000
NOTE: - Each student shall have to undergo an internship programme at a Library selected by the
Department for a period of one month immediately after the second semester examination.
Successful completion of the programme is a must for their final results.

BACHELOR OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
FIRST SEMESTER
Paper I - LIBRARY, INFORMATION AND SOCIETY
Concept of library, information and society
Library as a social institution
Library movement
Laws of library science
Types of libraries: Objectives, functions and services
National libraries and state libraries
Information: Its nature and role in modern society
Freedom of access to information: Intellectual property rights and law, censorship
Information society: Its evolution and implications
Library legislation in India
Library and information profession
Professional associations
Professional ethics
UNESCO and libraries
Recommended Books
1. BENGE (Ronald). Libraries and cultural change. 1970. Clive Bingley, London.
2. CHAPMAN (E A) and LYNDEN (F C). Advances in Librarianship. 24V. 2000. Academic
Press, San Diego.
3. HESSEL (A). History of libraries. Tr. by Reuben Peiss.1955. Scarecrow Press, New York.
4. INDIA, LIBRARIES (Advisory Committee for): Report. 1955. Manager of Publications,
Delhi.
5. KRISHAN KUMAR. Library Organisation. 1993. Vikas, New Delhi.
6. McCOLVIN (L R). Public library extension. 1951. UNESCO, Paris.
* This is only a broad outline, the coverage of topics in each paper will be elaborated by the
concerned teacher.

7. MURISON (W J). Public Library: Its origin, purpose and significance. Ed 2. 1971. Harrap,
London.
8. PEDLEY (P). Copyright for library and information service professionals. Ed 2. 2000.
Europa Pub, London.
9. RADDON ( R), Ed. Information dynamics. 1996. Gower, London
10. RANGANATHAN (S R). Five laws of Library Science. Ed. 2. 1989. Sarada Ranganathan
Endowment for Library Science, Bangalore.
11. RANGANATHAN (S R), Ed. Free book service for all: An International survey. 1969. Asia
Publishing House, Bombay.
12. RANGANATHAN (S R). Library development plan: A thirty year programme for India with
draft bill. 1950. University of Delhi, Delhi.
13. RUBIN (Richard E). Foundation of Library and Information Science. Ed 2.2004. Neal-
Schuman, New York.
14. TOTTERDELL (A), HARNSEY (A) and PULLEN (L). The library and information work
primer. Ed. 2. 2001. Library Association, London.
15. UNESCO. National libraries : Their problems and prospects. 1960. Unesco, Paris.
16. WHITE (Carl M), Ed. Bases of modern librarianship. 1964. Pergamon Press, New York.
Paper II - INFORMATION SCIENCE
Information science, library science and documentation
Data, information and knowledge
Information generation
Information transfer process
Nature, characteristics and scope of information
Use of information
Role of information: Aids to planning, decision making, socio-economic development, R&D, and
technology transfer
Communication of information: Modes, media, means of communication (agencies)
Barriers to communication and access to information
Economics and marketing of information
Social implications of information

Information policies: National and International
Information systems
Information networks
Information theory
Recommended Books
1. BANSE (G), et al. Towards the information society. 2000. Springer, New York.
2. DUFF (Alistair S). Information society studies. 2001. Routledge, New York.
3. FEATHER (John). Information society. Ed 2. 1998. Library Association, London.
4. GIRJA KUMAR. Sociology of information management.1998. Har-Anand Publications,
New Delhi.
5. KUMAR (P S G). Fundamentals of information science. 1998. B.R. Publishers, Delhi.
6. MARTIN (W 5). The global information society. 1995. Aslib, Hampshire.
7. NEILL (S D). Dilemmas in the study of information : Exploring the boundaries of
information science. 1992. Greenwood Press, New York.
8. OUMA-ONYANGO (R). Information resources and technology transfer management in
developing countries. 1997. Routledge, London.
9. PRYTHERCH (R), Ed. Gower handbook of Library and Information management. 1998.
Gower, London.
10. RADDON (R), Ed. Information dynamics. 1996. Gower, London.
11. RUBIN (R E). Foundation of library and information science. 2000. Neal-Schuman, New
York.
12. TARGOWSKI (Andrew S). Global information infrastructure: The birth, vision and
architecture. 1998. Idea Group Publishing, Harrisburg.
Paper III - LIBRARY CLASSIFICATION (Theory)
Concept of classification of documents and knowledge
Modes of formation of subjects
Classification terminology
Normative principles
Notational systems
Call Number, book number and collection number
Advances in library classification

Introduction to major systems of library classification
Recommended Books
1. KRISHAN KUMAR. Theory of Classification. 1993. Vikas, New Delhi.
2. MANN (Margaret). Introduction to cataloguing and the classification of books. Ed 2. 1943.
ALA, Chicago.
3. RANGANTHAN (S R). Descriptive account of the Colon Classification. 1990. Sarada
Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science, Banglore.
4. RANGANTHAN (S R). Prolegomena to library classification. Ed 3. 1989. Sarada
Ranganathan Endowment for Library Science, Banglore.
5. SAYERS (W C B). Manual of classification for librarians. Rev by Arthur Maltby. Ed 5. 1975.
Andre Deutsch, London.
6. SAYERS (W C B). Introduction to library classification. Rev by Arthur Maltby. Ed 9. 1958.
Grafton, London.
7. WYNAR (Bohdan S). Introduction to cataloguing and classification. Ed 7. 1985. Libraries
Unlimited, New York.
Paper IV - LIBRARY CLASSIFICATION (Practical)
Classification of documents by Dewey Decimal Classification (Latest Edition) and Colon
Classification (Edition 6th) in the following graded steps:
Classification of documents having “Basic subjects”
Classification of documents having “Compound subjects”
Recommended Books
1. DEWEY (Melvil). Dewey Decimal Classification. (DDC 21)
2. RANGANTHAN (S R). Colon Classification. (6th Ed)
Paper V - LIBRARY CATALOGUING (Theory)
Library catalogues: Types, purposes functions and their physical forms
Different kinds of entries and their data elements
Filing of entries based on Classified Catalogue Code (CCC) and ALA rules for Dictionary
Catalogue
Choice and rendering of headings
Centralized cataloguing

Normative principles and their application in cataloguing
Chain procedure and Sears List of Subject Headings (latest edition)
Recent trends in cataloguing
Recommended Books
1. GIRJA KUMAR and KRISHAN KUMAR. Theory of cataloguing Ed. 5. 1986. Vikas, Delhi.
2. KRISHAN KUMAR. An introduction to AACR-II. Ed 3. 1995. Vikas, New Delhi.
3. KRISHAN KUMAR. Cataloguing. Ed 3. 1997. Vikas, New Delhi.
4. MANN (Margaret). Introduction to cataloguing and the classification of books. Ed 2. 1943.
ALA, Chicago.
5. RANGANATHAN (S R). Classified Catalogue Code with additional rules for Dictionary
Catalogue Code. Ed 5 (with amendments). 1989. Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for
Library Science, Banglore.
6. WYNAR (Bohdan S). Introduction to cataloguing and classification. Ed 7. 1985. Libraries
Unlimited, New York.
Paper VI - LIBRARY CATALOGUING (Practical)
Cataloguing of books using Classified Catalogue Code, 5th edition (with amendments) and AACR -
II (Revised) along with Sears List of Subject Headings. The students will handle problems
pertaining to:
Single personal authors works with shared responsibilities and editorial publications, serials and
multivolumes
Recommended Books
1. AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, etc. Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules. Rev. Ed.
2. 1998. Library Association, London.
2. MILLER (Joseph), Ed. Sears List of Subject Headings. Ed 15.1994.Wilson, New York.
3. RANGANATHAN (S R). Classified Catalogue Code with additional rules for Dictionary
Catalogue Code. Ed 5 (with amendments). 1989. Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for
Library Science, Banglore
Paper VII – BASICS OF COMPUTER APPLICATION (Theory)
Components of computer system

Generation and types of computers
Hardware and software
Data units
Data storage media
Memory of a computer system; working of a computer system
Operating system and their types
DOS and Windows
File creation
Application software
Recommended Books
1. BROPHY (Rowley). The basics of information systems. 1996. Library Association, London.
2. FERRIS (Jeffrey A). WINDOW 2000: Development and desktop management. 2000.
Pearson Education, New Riders.
3. HUNTER (Eric J). Classification made simple. 2002. Grover, USA. PAP
Paper VIII – BASICS OF COMPUTER APPLICATION (PRACTICAL)
Connectivity of computer system
Common commands of DOS and Windows
File creation
Editing
Application of MS -Word, presentation in Power Point
Recommended Books
1. Mini-Micro CDS/ISIS: Reference Manual and CDS/ISIS PASCAL Manual. 1989. UNESCO,
Paris.
2. Discovering Microsoft Office 2000: Premium and professional.1999. Microsoft Corporation,
U.S.A.
3. Getting Started Microsoft Windows 98. 2nd Ed. 1999. Microsoft Corporation, U.S.A.
4. MINASI (Mark). Mastering Windows NT Server 4. Ed. 7. Sybex Inc. U.S.A.

SECOND SEMESTER
Paper IX - LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTRE MANAGEMENT
General principles and theories of management and their application to library administration
Library organization: Structure, charts, human relations
Planning patterns of organization
Governance of libraries and information centres
Departmentalization and routines of departmental work
Acquisition of library material: Printed and non-printed
Organization of library material: Technical processing
Maintenance work, shelving, stock verification, weeding, etc.
Preservation and conservation
Periodical work
Reference work
Human resource management
Resource sharing and networking
Library finance: Budgeting and budgetary control
Library standards, library statistics, reporting
Library building: Planning and space management
Recommended Books
1. Al-ABDUL–GADER (Abdullah H). Managing computer based information systems in
developing countries : A cultural perspective. 1999. Idea, Hershey PA.
2. COOPER (Michael D). Design of Library automation systems: File structures, data
structures and tools. 1996. John Wiley, New York.
3. GALLIMORE (Alec). Developing an IT strategy for your library. 1997. Library Association,
London.
4. KREIZMAN (Karen). Establishing an information centre: A practical guide. 1999. Bowker
– Saur, London.
5. KRISHAN KUMAR. Library administration and management. 1993. Vikas, New Delhi.
6. LANCASTER (F W) and SANDORE (Beth). Technology and management in library and

information services.1997. Library Association, London.
7. LASS (Andrew) and QUANDT (Richard E), Ed. Library automation in transitional
societies : Lessons from eastern Europe. 2000. Oxford University, Oxford.
8. LOCK (R N). Library administration. Ed. 3. 1973. Philosophical Library, New York.
9. LAWES (Ann), Ed. Management skills for the information manager. 1993. Ashgate Pub.
U.K.
10. Mc CABE (Gerald B). Planning for new generation of public library buildings. 2000.
Greenwood, London.
11. METCALF (K D). Planning academic and research library building. Rev. ed. 1986. ALA
Chicago.
12. RANGANATHAN (S R). Library administration. Ed. 2. 1989. Sarada Ranganthan
Endowment for library science, Bangalore.
13. SHARMA (H D). Library building and furniture: A handbook for librarians. 1996. Indian
Bibliographic Centre, Varanasi.
14. SPILLER (David). Providing materials for library users. 6th Ed. 2000. Library Association,
London.
15. SWISS (Thomas), Ed. Unspun: Key concepts for understanding the World Wide Web.
2000. New York University press, New York.
16. THOMPSON (James). Introduction to university library administration. Ed. 3. 1979. Clive
Bingley, London
17. URWICK (L). Elements of administration. Ed. 2. 1947. Pitman, London.
18. WITHERS (F N). Standards for library service: An international survey. 1974. Unesco,
Paris.
Paper X - COMPUTER APPLICATION IN LIS (Theory)
System analysis related to database design
Library application software and CDS/ ISIS
Software database design
Data input
Information retrieval
Sorting and printing
Barcode technology
Library automation: Planning, designing and development

Telecommunication basics
Computer networking
Library and information networks
Internet applications
Recommended Books
1. BROPHY (Rowley). The basics of information systems. 1996. Library Association, London.
2. BROPHY (Peter). Library in the twenty first century: New services for the information age.
2000. Library Association, London.
3. CHOWDHURY (G G) and CHOWDHURY (S). Searching CD-ROM and online information
sources. 2001. Library Association, London.
4. FERRIS (Jeffrey A). WINDOW 2000: Development and desktop management. 2000.
Pearson Education, New Riders.
5. HUNTER(Eric T). Classification made simple. 2002. Ashgati Pub. N.Y., USA.
6. ROWLEY (Jennifer). The basics of information system. 1996. Library Association,
London.
Paper XI - COMPUTER APPLICATION IN LIS (Practical)
CDS/ ISIS/WINISIS installation
Database design
Data input
Information retrieval
Sorting and printing
Library application software
Internet searching
Recommended Books
1. Mini-Micro CDS/ISIS: Reference Manual and CDS/ISIS PASCAL Manual. 1989. UNESCO,
Paris.
2. Getting started Microsoft Windows 98. 2nd Ed. 1999. Microsoft Corporation, U.S.A.

Paper XII - LIBRARY CLASSIFICATION (Practical)
Classification of documents by Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) (Latest Edition) and Colon
Classification (CC) (Edition 6th) in the following graded steps:
Classification of documents requiring use of the common sub. divisions and other auxiliaries
Classification of documents having complex subjects
Classification of documents having complexities of mixed nature
Recommended Books
1. DEWEY (Melvil). Dewey Decimal Classification. (DDC 21)
2. RANGANTHAN (S R). Colon Classification. (6th Ed)
Paper XIII- LIBRARY CATALOGUING (Practical)
Practical cataloguing of under mentioned types of documents for a classified catalogue and a
dictionary catalogue using Classified Catalogue Code (CCC) for the former (latest edition) and
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR) (latest edition) along with Sears List of Subject
Headings for the latter
Books involving cases of corporate authorship and conflict of authorship. Periodical publications.
Composite books
Recommended Books
1. AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION, etc. Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules. Rev Ed. 2.
1998. Library Association, London.
2. MILLER (Joseph), Ed. Sears List of Subject Headings. Ed 15. 1994 .Wilson, New York.
3. RANGANATHAN (S R). Classified Catalogue Code with additional rules for Dictionary
Catalogue Code. Ed. 5 (with amendments). 1989. Sarada Ranganathan Endowment for
Library Science, Bangalore.
Paper XIV - INFORMATION SOURCES, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Information Sources : Definition, kind and types (including electronic sources)
Primary Sources : General introduction (Periodicals, Conferences, Patents, Standards,
Theses/ Dissertations, Trade Literature, etc.)

Secondary Sources : Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Biographical, Geographical,
Bibliographies, Indexing and Abstracting, Newspaper Indexes and
Digests, Statistics, Handbooks and manuals
Tertiary Sources : Directories, Year books, Almanacs, Bibliography of Bibliographies,
Union Catalogues
Non-Document Sources: Human, Institution, Electronic sources and criteria for
their Evaluation
Reference and Information Service :
Need, type (long Range Reference Service/Ready Reference Service) and its purpose in different
types of libraries; CAS and SDI (manual and computerized)
Newspaper Clipping Service;
Indexing and abstracting: Definition, use, types, qualities and guidelines for indexing and
abstracting; Bibliographical service compilation; literature search (CD-ROM/ On line)
Translation, Reprography, Document Delivery
Recent trends and impact of IT on information services,
Networking and databases
Recommended Books
1. BAKEWELL (K G ), Ed. Library and information services for management: Short course for
information workers. 1968. Clive Bingley, London.
2. BIDDISCOMBE (Richard), Ed. The end– user revolution. 1996. Library Association,
London
3. CHENEY (F N) and WILLIAMS (W J). Fundamental reference sources. Ed 3. 2000. ALA,
Chicago.
4. CRAWFORD (John). Evaluation of library and information services. 2000. ASLIB,
London.
5. FOSKETT (D J). Information service in libraries. Ed. 2.1967. Archon Book Hamden,
Connecticut.
6. GATES (Jean Key). Guide to the use of libraries and information sources. Ed 6. 1988.
Mc-Graw Hill Books, New York.
7. KATZ (William A). Introduction to reference work : Reference service and reference
processe. 2V. Ed. 5. 1987. McGraw Hill, New York .
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8. KRISHAN KUMAR. Reference service. Ed 3. 1996. Vikas, New Delhi.
9. LIBRARY ASSOCIATION. Guidelines for reference and information service in public
libraries. 1999. Library Association, London.
10. PENFOLD (Sharon). Change management for information service. 1999. Bowker-Saur,
London.
11. RANGANATHAN (S R). Reference service. Ed 2. 1989. Ranganthan Endowment for
Library Science, Bangalore.
12. ROBINSON (Amiewin). Systematic bibliography. Ed. 4. 1979. Clive Bingley, London.
13. WALFORD (A J). Guide to reference books. Ed 4. 3V. 1980. Library Association, London.
14. WILSON (T D) and STEPHENSON (J). Dissemination of Information. Ed 2. 1979. Clive
Bingley, London.
15. WOODSWORTH (Anne) and WILLIAMS (James F). Managing the economics of owning,
learning and contracting out information services. 1993. Gower, London.
Paper XV - PRACTICAL RECORDS
A. Classification
Cataloguing
Library and information centre management
Information sources and services
Report on internship and library tour
B. Viva Voce will be based on practical records
Note: - Each student shall have to undergo an internship programme at a library, selected
by the Department for a period of one month, immediately after the Second
Semester examination.
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Master of Library and Information Science
Main Objectives
To equip the students with the advanced professional skills for the management of information
knowledge, libraries, and information centres, so that they can serve the society through an
institution of library and information centre or through consultancy.
To achieve the above objectives of the course programme, it needs to realize the following:
· To impart the students thorough understanding of patterns of knowledge development and
its organization.
· To train the students in the advanced skills of information knowledge, gathering,
processing, organization and retrieval.
· To train the students in information knowledge analysis, repackaging and marketing.
· To provide the students thorough understanding of IT applications in information
environment including networks and communication systems.
· To train the students in the analysis, planning and management of the systems of library
and information centres.
· To provide an understanding of research methods and activities of research organizations.
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Master of Library and Information Science
Scheme of Papers
Paper No. & Subject Internal Examination Duration Total
Assessment Marks Marks
Marks
First Semester
I. Information Systems and Programmes 25 75 3 hours 100
II. Knowledge Organization
(a) Depth Classification (Practical) 12 38 2 hours 50
Knowledge Organization:
(b) Advanced Library Cataloguing: 12 38 2 hours 50
Non-Book Material, etc. (Practical)
III. Advanced Computer Application in LIS 12 38 2 hours 50
(Theory)
IV. Advanced Computer Application in LIS 12 38 2 hours 50
(Practical)
V. Basics of Research and Statistical 25 75 3 hours 100
Methods.
VI. Marketing of Library and Information Services, 25 75 3 hours 100
Products and Management Consultancy
Total Marks = 500
Second Semester
VII. Information and Communication Technology 12 38 2 hours 50
(Theory)
VIII. Information and Communication Technology 12 38 2 hours 50
(Practical)
IX. Information Storage and Retrieval System 25 75 3 hours 100
X. Elective Papers
(a) Public Library & Information System 25 75 3 hours 100
(b) Academic Library & Information System 25 75 3 hours 100
(c) Research and Technical Library & 25 75 3 hours 100
Information System
(d) Health Science Library & Information 25 75 3 hours 100
System
(e) Agricultural Science Library & Information System 25 75 3 hours 100
(f) Engineering and Technological Library & 25 75 3 hours 100
Information System
XI. Information Sources and Literature in:
(a) Humanities 25 75 3 hours 100
(b) Natural Sciences 25 75 3 hours 100
(c) Social Sciences 25 75 3 hours 100
XII.Project Report & Viva-voce examination
(A) Project Report 60 Marks
(B) Viva Voce Examination 40 Marks 100
(The work for paper XII shall start in the first semester and project report will be submitted at the end of
second semester on the date to be decided by the Department.)
Total Marks = 500
Grand Total = 1000
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MASTER OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
FIRST SEMESTER
Paper I - INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND PROGRAMMES
Information System: Policy, basic concept, types, characteristics and components
Libraries, documentation and information centers, data banks, information analysis centres,
referral centres, clearing houses, translation pools, archives
Planning and designing of national, international information systems
National documentation centres in science and technology, social sciences and humanities in
India. NISCAIR, DESIDOC, SENDOC, NASSDOC, etc.
Information Systems: National and international, NISSAT, MEDLARS, AGRIS, INIS, INSPEC and
DEVSIS
Global information systems and programmes and activities IFLA, FID, and UNESCO, PGI. Role of
information system in technology transfer and national development
Information system and programmes: Manpower development, training and research
Information products and service, concept, definition, types with example, products and services
Resource sharing and networking, consortia
Recommended Books
1. BELL (Simon). Learning with information systems: Learning cycles in information systems
development. 1996. Routledge, London.
2. FALKENBERG (Eckhard D), et al., Ed. Information system concepts: Towards a
consolidation of views. 1995. Chapman and Hall, London.
3. GOPINATH (M A) and RAMA REDDY (E). Information access through networks. 1996.
Booklinks Corporations, Hyderabad.
4. GREMBERGEN (Wim Van). Information technology evaluation methods and management.
2001. Idea Group Publishing, London.
5. KAKABADIE (Nada K) and KAKABADSE (Andrew K). Creating future: Leading change
through information systems. 2000. USA, Ashgate.
6. ROWLEY (J). The basics of information system. Ed2. 1996. Library Association,
London.
*Details given are only broad outline. The coverage of the topics in each paper will be elaborated by the
teacher concerned.
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Paper II - KNOWLEDGE ORGANIZATION
II (a): Depth Classification (Practical)
Classification of documents by Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) (Latest Edition)
Recommended Books
1. Universal Decimal Classification (Latest Edition)
Paper II (b): Advanced Library Cataloguing :
Non-Book Material, etc (Practical)
Cataloguing of non-book materials according to AACR 2R (1998)
Cartographic materials
Sound recordings
Motion pictures and video recordings
Graphic materials
Computer files
Microforms
Recommended Books
1. ROUT (R K) and CHOWDHURY (B K). Cataloguing of non-book materials. 1994. Reliance
Publishing House, Delhi.
2. WILKIE (Chris). Managing film and video collections. 1999. ASLIB, London.
3. Library of Congress Subject Heading (Latest Edition)
Paper III - ADVANCED COMPUTER APPLICATION IN LIS
(Theory)
Multimedia
Hypermedia and hypertext
Windows
MS Office
Information Storage and Retrieval System (ISAR) - operations and design
Data formats
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Compatibility of ISAR System
Management of data base
CDS/ ISIS - formatting language
Search language
Export and import of data
Digital library
Electronic library
Library automation software packages- software modules
Recommended Books
1. CHOWDHURY (G G) and CHOWDHURY (Sudatta). Searching CD-ROM and online
information sources. 2000. Library association, London.
2. COOPER (Michael D). Design of library automation systems: File structures, data
structures and tools. 1996. John Wiley, New York.
3. DICKSON (Garg W) and DESANCTIS (Gerardine). Information technology and the future
enterprise: New models for managers. 2001. Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
4. FERRIS (Jeffrey A). Windows 2000: Development and desktop management. 2000.
Indiana, New Riders.
5. FLETCHER (Patricia Diamond) and BERTOT (John Carlo). World libraries on the
information superhighway: Preparing for the challenges of the new millennium.
6. FORRESTER (William H) and ROWLANDS (JANE L). The online searcher’s companion.
1999. Library Association, London.
7. GALLIMORE (Alec). Developing on IT strategy for your library. 1997. Library Association,
London.
8. JANCZEWSKI (Lech). Internet and intranet security management: Risks and solutions.
2000. Idea, Hershey.
9. KATZ (WILLIAM), Ed. New technologies and reference service. 2000. The Haworth
Information Press, New York.
10. LANCASTER (F W) and SANDORE (Beth). Technology and management in library and
information services. 1997. University of Illinois, London.
11. LESK (Michael). Practical digital libraries: Books, bytes and bucks. 1997. Morgan
Kaufmann, San Francisco.
12. MANN (Chris) and STEWART (Fiona). Internet communication and qualitative research:
A handbook of researching online. 2000. Sage, London.
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13. ORMES (Sorah) and DEMPSEY (Lorcan), Ed. The internet, networking and the public
library, 1997. Library Association, London.
14. POULTER (Alan), etc. The Library and information professional's guide to the internet. Ed.
3. 2000. Library Association, London.
15. RODRIGUEZ (M V R) and FERRANTE (A J). Information technology in the 21st century:
Managing the change. 1996. WIT Press U.K.
16. TARGOWSKI (Andrew S). Global information infrastructure: The Birth vision and
Architecture. 1998. Idea Group Publishing, London.
17. TERPLAN (Kornel). Intranet performance management. 1999. CRC Press, London.
18. WINSHIP (Ian) and McNAB (Alison). The student's guide to the Internet.2000. Library
Association, London.
19. WISE (Richard). Multimedia: A critical introduction. 2000. Routledge, London.
Paper IV - ADVANCED COMPUTER APPLICATION IN LIS
(Practical)
Creation of hypertext
CDS/ ISIS for Windows-main texts, indexes
Export and import of data
Application of library software package - housekeeping operations
User services: Internet and CD-ROM searching
Recommended Books
1. Mini-Micro CDS/ISIS: Reference Manual and CDS/ISIS PASCAL Manual. 1989. UNESCO,
Paris.
2. Discovering Microsoft Office 2000: Premium and professional 1999. Microsoft Corporation,
U.S.A.
3. Getting Started Microsoft Windows 98. 2nd Ed. 1999. Microsoft Corporation, U.S.A.
4. MINASI (Mark). Mastering in Windows NT Server 4.Sybex Inc.USA
Paper V – BASICS OF RESEARCH AND STATISTICAL METHODS
Research : Definition, need, purpose, types and characteristics of
research and its importance
Research design : Definition and types of research design
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Research methods : Historical, experimental, survey, observation, case study
Tools for data collection: Questionnaire, interview, schedule,
Checklist, rating scales
Statistical techniques : Nature and scope of statistics, its limitations; primary/
secondary data; Measures and data analysis of central
tendency (mean, median, mode)
Presentation of data : Tabular, graphic, bar diagram, pie chart etc; Bibliographic
standards Report Writing
Bibliometrics : Origin, bibliometric distribution laws (Zipf, Lotka, Bradford),
introduction to bibliometrics, informetrics, scientometrics
Recommended Books
1. ADAMS (Gerald R) and Schvaneveldt (Jay D). Understanding research methods. Ed 2.
1991. Longman, New York.
2. BABBIE (Earl). Practice of social research. 2003. Wadsworth Publishing, Belmont,
California.
3. BABBIE (Earl). Survey research methods. Ed 2. 1990. Belmont, California, Wadsworth.
4. BAILEY( Kenneth D). Methods of social research. Ed 4.1994. Free Press, New York.
5. BACKSTROM (Charles H) and HURSH (Gerald D). Survey research. Ed 2. 1981. John
Wiley and Sons, New York.
6. BUSHA (Charles H) and HARTER (Stephen P). Research methods in librarianship:
Techniques and interpretations. 1980. Academic Press, New York.
7. FESTINGER (Leon) and KATZ ( Daniel). Research methods in social sciences.1970.
Amerind, New Delhi.
8. FOWLER (Floyd J. Jr.). Survey research methods. Ed 3. 2001. Sage , California.
9. FRANKFORT (Chava) and NACHMIAS (David). Research methods in social sciences. Ed
6. 1999. Worth Publisher, New York.
10. GHOSH (B N). Scientific methods and social research.1982. Sterling, New Delhi.
11. GOODE (William J) and HATT(Paul K.). Methods in Social research. 1952. McGraw-Hill,
New York.
12. GOODS (Carter V) and SCATES (Douglas E). Methods of research .1954. Appleton-
Century-Crofts, New York.
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13. GRAY (George) and GUPPY (Neil). Successful surveys: Research methods and practice.
Ed 2. 1999. Harcourt Brace, Toronto.
14. KERLINGER (Frederick N). Foundation of behavioral research. Ed 2.1973. Holt, Rinehart
and Winston, New York.
15. KRISHAN KUMAR. Research methods in library and information science. Rev Ed. 1999.
Har-Anand Publications, New Delhi.
16. KRISHNASWAMI (O R). Methodology of research in social sciences. 1993. Himalaya,
Bombay.
17. LI (Peter S). Social research methods.1981. Butterworths, Toronto.
18. MOULY (George J). Science of educational research. 1964. Eurasia Publishing House,
New Delhi.
19. PHILLIPS (D L). Knowledge from what : Theories and methods in social research. 1971.
Rand McNally, Chicago.
20. POWELL (Ronald R.). Basic research methods for librarians. 1985. Ablex, greenwood,
New Jersey.
21. REDDY (T Subbi) and RAO (P Bappa). Research methodology and statistical measures.
1995. Reliance Publishing House, New Delhi.
22. SARANTAKOS (Sotirios). Social research. Ed3. 2005. Macmillan, London.
23. SELLTIZ (Claire), et al. Research methods and social relations. Ed3. 1976. Holt, Rinehart
and Winston, New York.
24. WILKINSON (T S) and BHANDARKER (P L). Methodology and technique of social
research. 1984. Himalaya Publishing House, Bombay.
25. YOUNG (P V). Scientific social survey and research . 1982. Prentice Hall, New Delhi.
Paper VI- MARKETING OF LIBRARYAND INFORMATION
SERVICES, PRODUCTS AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY
Marketing of Library and Information Services and Products
Marketing management, philosophies, challenges, social marketing
Strategic planning and the marketing process, marketing environment
Marketing research and marketing information system
Knowledge, information, LIS service and product as commodity
Consumer, buyer behavior
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Market segmentation, marketing mix
Pricing, distribution channels, communication strategy
Advertising, sales promotion, public relations
Marketing services, organizations, persons, places and ideas
Marketing ethics, marketing management and librarianship: Past, present and future
Management Consultancy
Consultancy, professional consultancy: concept and evolution
Voluntary versus authenticated consultancy
Areas of application
Need, pre- requisites, provisions
Impact on librarianship and libraries
Institute of Chartered Librarians; Role of library associations and schools of LIS
Maturity of profession, impediments and way out, futuristic view
Recommended Books
1. AMERICAN LlBRARY ASSOCIATION. Personnel organization and procedure: A manual
suggested for use in college and university libraries. Ed. 2. 1978. ALA, Chicago.
2. BAKEWELL (KG). Managing User-Centred libraries and information services. Ed. 2.
1997. Maxwell, London.
3. BAKEWELL (KG), Ed. Library and information services for management: Short course
for information workers. 1968. Clive Bingley, London.
4. BUTCHER (Helen). Meeting managers information needs.1998. ASLIB, London.
5. COOTE (Helen) and BATCHELOR (Bridget). How to market your library services
effectively. Ed. 2. 1997. Aslib, London
6. CRAWFORD (John). Evaluation of library and information services. 2000. Aslib, London.
7. CARPENTER (J) and DAVIES( R). Quantification of the overseas consulting market for
professional consultancy services in librarianship and information science (LIS) and
information management. British Library. Research and Development 1992;
8. CLOW (D V). Consultancy roles in library development. International Library Review. 16,1;
1984; 5-20.
9. GUPTA (S R). Institution of Chartered Librarians: A conceptual framework. Journal of
Library and Information Science. 17,2; 1992; 143-57.
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10. JAIN (Abhinandan K), et al. Marketing information products and services: A primer for
libraries and information professionals. 1999. Tata Mc Graw-Hill, New Delhi.
11. KOTLER (Philip) and ARMSTRONG (Gary). Principle of marketing. Ed. 7. 1996. Prentice-
Hall of India, New Delhi.
12. KREIZMAN (Karen). Establishing an information centre: A practical guide. 1999. Bowker-
Saur, London.
13. McGRATH (B). How will my work change yours? Personal reflections on consultancy in
Ireland. Assignation. 13,2; 1996; 9-22.
14. MOORE (D). Consultancy: A career option for professional librarians.Argus.24,3; 1995;31-
5.
15. PANTRY (Sheila) and GRIFFITHS. Developing a successful serviceman. 2000. Library
Association, London.
16. PRYTHERCH (Ray), Ed. Gower handbook of information management. 1998. Gower;
England.
17. ROWLEY ( Jenifer). Information Marketing. 2001. Ashgate, Aldershot.
18. THOMPSON (G). The role of the library building consultant in a national library project: A
personal perspective. Alexandria. 9,1; 1997; 81-90.
19. TOMLINSON (Daphne) and CORDINER (Daphne). Design and implementation of an
online private information retrieval system for a technology-based consultancy. Online
Review 10,6; 1986; 339-351.
20 . WOODSWORTH (Anne) and WILLIAMS (James F). Managing the economics of owning,
learning and contracting out information services. 1993. Gower, London.
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SECOND SEMESTER
Paper VII - INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION
TECHNOLOGY (Theory)
Network operating system
Network classification and architecture
Design and management of library networks
Internet and Intranet
Virtual reality
Teleconferencing
Data compaction
CD-ROM and electronic library
Information repackaging
Recommended Books
1. BATT (Chris). Information technology in public libraries. Ed. 6. 1998. Library Association,
London
2. LANCASTER (F W) and SANDORE (Beth). Technology and management in library and
information services. 1997. Library Association, London.
3. LESK (Michael). Practical digital libraries: Books, bytes and bucks. 1997. Morgan
Kaufmann, San Francisco.
4. MANN (Chris) and STEWART (Fiona). Internet communication and qualitative research:
A handbook of researching online. 2000. Sage, London.
5. MARTIN (William). The global information society. 1995. Aslib, Hampshire.
6. PANTRY (Sheila), Ed. Building community information networks: Strategies and
experiences. 1999. Library Association, London.
7. PEDLEY (Paul). Intranet and push technology: Creating an information-sharing
environment. 1999. Library Association, London.
8. RAITT (David), Ed. Libraries for the new millennium.1997. Library Association, London.
9. SCHWARTZ (Divifini) (M), etc. Internet-based organizational memory and knowledge
management. 2000. Idea Group Publishing, London.
10. SWISS (T), Ed. Unspun: Key concepts for understanding the world wide web. 2001.
University, New York.
11. TARGOWSKI (Andrew). Global information infrastructure. 1998. Idea Group Publishing,
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London.
12. TERPLAN (Kornel). Intranet performance management. 2000. CRC Press, London.
13. WINSHIP (Ian) and McNAB (Alison). The student's guide to the Internet 1999. 1999.
Library Association, London.
Paper VIII - INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (Practical)
Internet and Intranet searches
Literature searches on latest IT
Introduction to computer facilities and information technologies in automated libraries
Recommended Books
1. Mini-Micro CDS/ISIS: Reference Manual and CDS/ISIS PASCAL Manual. 1989. UNESCO,
Paris.
2. Discovering Microsoft Office 2000: Premium and Professional.1999. Microsoft Corporation,
U.S.A.
3. Getting Started Microsoft Windows 98. 2nd Ed. 1999. Microsoft Corporation, U.S.A.
4. MINASI (Mark). Mastering in Windows NT Server. BPB, New Delhi, India
Paper IX - INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM
Overview of information storage and retrieval (ISAR) system
Concept, objectives, components, compatibility of ISAR system
Formats : Standards for bibliographic records, ISBD, ISSN, CCF
UNIMARC, USMARC, ISO –2709
Indexing systems : Concept, theory and methods, types of indexing systems, precoordinate
indexing system, post-coordinate indexing system,
keyword indexing, (KWIC, KWAC, KWOC etc.), POPSI,
PRECIS, chain indexing, citation indexing, relational indexing
system and automated indexing
Evaluation of indexing systems :
Thesaurus : Structure, function, construction and use
Indexing tools : Classification schedules, subject headings, design and
construction, design and development of depth schedules and
abstracting systems techniques
Information Retrieval Systems: Tools and techniques for retrieval, search process, Boolean
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search, SQL search, query formation, search strategy and
retrieval models, profile construction and SDI service, search
software and data mining
Expert systems assignment : The students are required to design computerized IRS systems
in a specific subject in putting at least 50 records. The students
will prepare a report, covering and evaluation (using the
standard parameters 10 search queries) of the system
Recommended Books
1. ATCHISON (J) and GILCHRIST (A). Thesaurus construction: a practical manual. Ed 2.
1987. ASLIB, London.
2. BRADLEY (Phil). Going Online: CD-ROM and Internet. Ed 10. 1997. ASLIB, London.
3. CHOWDHURY (G G). Introduction to modern information retrieval 1999. Library
Association, London.
4. CHOWDHURY (G G). Text retrieval system in information management. 1996. New Age
international, New Delhi.
5. CLEVELAND (Donald B) and CLEVELAND (Ana D). Introduction to indexing and
abstracting. 2001. Libraries Unlimited, Colorado, USA.
6. DOGAC (Asuman), etc. Current trends in data management technology .1999. Idea
Group Publishing, Hershey, USA.
7. FOSKETT (AC). Subject Approach to Information. Ed 5. 1996. Library Association, London.
8. GOSH (SN) and SATPATHI (JN). Subject indexing system: Concepts, methods and
techniques. 1998. IASLIC, Calcutta, India.
9. JAKOBS (Kai). Information technology standards and standardization: A global
perspective. 2000. Idea Group Publishing, London.
10. KAWALSKI (Gerald J) and MAYBUNY (Mank T). Information storage and retrieval
systems. Ed 2. 2000. Kluwer, Boston, London.
11. KORFHAGE (RR). Information storage and retrieval. 1997. John Wiley, New York, USA.
12. LANCASTER (F Wilfred). Information retrieval system: Characteristic, testing and
evaluation. 1968. Wiley, New York).
13. LANCASTER (F Wilfred). Vocabulary control for information retrieval. Ed 2. 1985.
Information Resource Press, Arlington, USA.
14. LANCASTER (F Wilfred). Indexing and Abstracting in Theory and Practice. Ed 2. 1998.
Library Association, London.
15. RANGANATHAN (S R), etc., Ed. Documentation and its facets. 1964. Bombay, Asia.
16. ROWLEY (J). The basics of information system. Ed 2. 1996. Library Association, London.
17. ROWLEY (J). Organizing Knowledge: An Introduction to Information Retrieval. Ed 2. 1992.
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Gower, London.
18. SOERGEL (D). Indexing languages and thesauri: Construction and maintenance. 1974.
John Wiley & Sons., New York.
19. VICKERY (B C). On retrieval system theory. Ed. 2. 1972. Butterworths, London.
20. VICKERY (B C). Techniques of information retrieval. 1978. Butterworths, London.
21. WALKER (G) and JANES (J). Online Retrieval: A Dialogue of theory and practice. 1993.
Libraries Unlimited, Englewood, London.
Paper X - (a) PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFORMATION SYSTEM
Library system in relation to mass education: Political, industrial, economic life, cultural advance
and occupation of leisure
History of library movement in India and U.K.
Library legislation: History of library legislation in India and U.K.
Comparative Study of the library systems of India and U.K. the Model Acts. The national and the
state library system of India and U.K.
Collection development and management
Periodicals, conference literature, grey literature, patents, Standards/ specifications, govt.
publications, non-book materials, Electronic documents, CD-ROM and online databases
Library organization and administration
Administrative organization of library, staff manual, library surveys, statistics, work
measurement and standards, their use and effectiveness
Planning and organization of Various information services
CAS, SDI, abstracting and indexing, library bulletin, newspaper clippings,computerized
services, literature searching, information analysis, repackaging and marketing of
information services.
Personnel Management
Nature, size, selection, recruitment, qualification, training, professional development
responsibilities and duties
Resource Sharing and Networking
Need and types of Networks, RLIN, OCLC databases
Library Finance
Determination of finance, sources of finance, types of budget
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Library Building
Planning, basic elements in the design of public library buildings, furniture and fittings,
modern public library building
Recommended Books
1. ALA LIBRARY BUILDING AND EQUIPMENT INSTITUTE. Guidelines for Library Planners.
1960. ALA, Chicago.
2. AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION. Minimum standards for public library systems.
1966. ALA, Chicago.
3. EATON (T), Ed. Contribution to American Library History. 1961. Union Book Store,
Champaign.
4. ESDAILE (A). National Libraries of the world. Ed. 2. 1957. Library Association, London.
5. JOECKEL (CB). Government of the American Public Library. 1935. University Press,
Chicago.
6. McCOLVIN (LR). Public Library System of Great Britain. Report on its present conditions
with proposals for reorganization. 1942. Library Association, London.
7. PRYTHERCH (Ray), Ed. Handbook of library and information management. 1998. Gower
Publishing, England.
8. RANGANATHAN (SR). Library Development Plan: A Thirty Year Programme, India with
draft Library Bill. 1950. University of Delhi, Delhi.
9. WHITE (Carl M), Ed. Bases of modern librarianship. 1964. Pergamon Press, New York.
Paper X - (b) ACADEMIC LIBRARY & INFORMATION SYSTEM
Landmarks in Education since 19th century in India
Academic Library as a support system in formal and informal system of education
Growth and development of college and university libraries in UK, USA and India. UGC and its
role in the development of academic libraries: (College and University Libraries)
Collection development and management
Periodicals, conference literature, grey literature, patents, Standards/ specifications, govt.
publications, non-book materials, Electronic documents, CD-ROM and online databases
Library organization and administration
Administrative organization of library, staff manual, library surveys, statistics, work
measurement and standards, their use and effectiveness
Planning and organization of Various information services
CAS, SDI, abstracting and indexing, library bulletin, newspaper clippings,computerized
services, literature searching, information analysis, repackaging and marketing of
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information services.
Personnel Management
Nature, size, selection, recruitment, qualification, training, professional development
responsibilities and duties
Resource Sharing and Networking
Need and types of Networks, RLIN, OCLC databases
Library Finance
Determination of finance, sources of finance, types of budget
Library Building
Planning, basic elements in the design of public library buildings, furniture and fittings,
modern public library building
Recommended Books
1. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL LIBRARIANS. Standards for school library
programmes. 1969. ALA, Chicago (Latest).
2. AMERICAN LlBRARY ASSOCIATION. Personnel organization and procedure: A manual
suggested for use in college and university libraries. Ed. 2. 1978. ALA, Chicago.
3. BAKER (David), Ed. Resource management in academic libraries. 1997. Library
Associations, London.
4. BIDDISCOMBE (Richard), Ed. The end –user revolution. 1996. Library Associations,
London.
5. BROPHY (Peter). The academic library. 2000. Library Association, London.
6. CHAPMAN (Liz). Managing acquisitions in library and information services 2001. Library
Association, London.
7. GELFAND (M A). University libraries for developing countries. 1968. UNESCO, Paris.
8. JORDON (Peter). The academic library and its users.1998. Gower, London.
9. LINE (Maurice B), Ed. Academic Library Management. 1990. Library Association,
London.
10. LYLE (G R). Administration of the college library. Ed. 4. 1974. Wilson, New York.
11. METCALF (K D). Planning academic and research library building. 1965. McGraw Hill, New
York.
12. MITCHEL (Eleanor) and WALTERS (Sheila A). Document delivery services: Issues and
answers. 1995. Learned Information Inc., Medford, NJ.
13. RANGANATHAN (S R). School and College libraries. 1942. Madras Library Association,
Madras.
14. UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION (India), LIBRARY (Committee) (1957). Report:
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University and College libraries. 1967. UGC, New Delhi.
15. UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMITTEE (Great Britain), LIBRARIES (Committee) (1963).
Report. 1967. HMSO, London.
16. WEBB (Sylvia P). Personal development in information work. Ed 2. 1991. Aslib, London.
17. WHITE (Carl M). Survey of University of Delhi. 1965. Planning Unit, University of Delhi.
18. WILSON (L R) and TAUBER (M F). University Library. Ed. 2. 1956. Columbia University
Press, New York.
Paper X - (c) RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL LIBRARY & INFORMATION SYSTEM
Role of special libraries, relationship with parent organization
Types and functions of special libraries
History and development of special Libraries in UK, USA and India in the twentieth century
Collection development and management
Periodicals, conference literature, grey literature, patents, Standards/ specifications, govt.
publications, non-book materials, Electronic documents, CD-ROM and online databases
Library organization and administration
Administrative organization of library, staff manual, library surveys, statistics, work
measurement and standards, their use and effectiveness
Planning and organization of Various information services
CAS, SDI, abstracting and indexing, library bulletin, newspaper clippings,computerized
services, literature searching, information analysis, repackaging and marketing of
information services.
Personnel Management
Nature, size, selection, recruitment, qualification, training, professional development
responsibilities and duties
Resource Sharing and Networking
Need and types of Networks, RLIN, OCLC databases
Library Finance
Determination of finance, sources of finance, types of budget
Library Building
Planning, basic elements in the design of public library buildings, furniture and fittings,
modern public library building
Recommended Books
1. AUGER (C P) Information sources in Grey literature. Ed. 3. 1994. Bowker, London.
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2. BURKETT (J) and MORGAN (T S), Ed. Special materials in the Library. 1963. Aslib,
London.
3. CHAPMAN (Liz). Managing acquisitions in library and information services. 2001. Library
Associations; London.
4. CLAPP (V W). Feature of the research library. 1964. University of Illinois, Urbana.
5. GRENFELL (D). Periodicals and serials; their treatment in special libraries. Ed. 2. 1965.
Aslib , London.
6. GROGAN (N). Science and technology: An introduction to the literature. Ed. 4. 1982.
Clive Bingley, London.
7. HERNON (Peter) and WHITMAN ( John R). Delivering satisfaction and service quality: A
customer-based approach for libraries. 2001. American Library Association, Chicago.
8. HOUGHTON (Bernard). Technical information sources. Ed. 2. 1972. Bingley, London.
9. LEWIS (C M), Ed. Special libraries. 1963. Special Libraries Association, USA .
10. LOWES (Ann), Ed. Management skills for the information manager. 1993.
11. RAITT (David), Ed. Libraries for the new millennium. 1997. Library Association, London.
12. RANGANATHAN (S R). Documentation and its facets. 1963.
13. SAHA (J). Special libraries and information services in India and the USA. 1969.
Scarecrow, New York.
14. SCAMMELL (A) (W), Ed. Handbook of special librarianship and information work. Rev. ed.
7. 1997. Aslib, London.
15. STRAUSS (LJ), : their organization and administration. Scientific and technical libraries.
Ed. 2. 1972. Beckey & Hayes, New York.
16. WILKIE (Chris). Managing film and video collections. 1999. Aslib, London.
Paper X - (d) HEALTH SCIENCE LIBRARY & INFORMATION SYSTEM
Growth and development of medical education and research in India with particular reference to
19th and 20th centuries (a brief survey)
Role of Medical Libraries
Information policies in Health of Family Welfare
Recent growth and development of Medical Libraries in India
Collection development and management
Periodicals, conference literature, grey literature, patents, Standards/ specifications, govt.
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publications, non-book materials, Electronic documents, CD-ROM and online databases
Library organization and administration
Administrative organization of library, staff manual, library surveys, statistics, work
measurement and standards, their use and effectiveness
Planning and organization of Various information services
CAS, SDI, abstracting and indexing, library bulletin, newspaper clippings,computerized
services, literature searching, information analysis, repackaging and marketing of
information services.
Personnel Management
Nature, size, selection, recruitment, qualification, training, professional development
responsibilities and duties
Resource Sharing and Networking
Need and types of Networks, RLIN, OCLC databases
Library Finance
Determination of finance, sources of finance, types of budget
Library Building
Planning, basic elements in the design of public library buildings, furniture and fittings, modern
public library building
Note: Reading list to be provided by the teacher.
Paper X - (e) - AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES LIBRARY & INFORMATION SYSTEM
Agricultural Sciences: Scope and the disciplines covered
Growth and Development of education and research in Agricultural Sciences
Growth and development of libraries in Agricultural Sciences in India
Collection development and management
Periodicals, conference literature, grey literature, patents, Standards/ specifications, govt.
publications, non-book materials, Electronic documents, CD-ROM and online databases
Library organization and administration
Administrative organization of library, staff manual, library surveys, statistics, work
measurement and standards, their use and effectiveness
Planning and organization of Various information services
CAS, SDI, abstracting and indexing, library bulletin, newspaper clippings,computerized
services, literature searching, information analysis, repackaging and marketing of
information services.
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Personnel Management
Nature, size, selection, recruitment, qualification, training, professional development
responsibilities and duties
Resource Sharing and Networking
Need and types of Networks, RLIN, OCLC databases
Library Finance
Determination of finance, sources of finance, types of budget
Library Building
Planning, basic elements in the design of public library buildings, furniture and fittings, modern
public library building
Note: Reading list to be provided by the teacher.
Paper X - (f) ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGICAL LIBRARY & INFORMATION SYSTEM
Growth and development of Engineering and Technology in India with particular reference to 19th
and 20th centuries (a brief survey)
Role of Engineering and Technological libraries
Recent growth and development of Engineering and Technological libraries in India
Collection development and management
Periodicals, conference literature, grey literature, patents, Standards/ specifications, govt.
publications, non-book materials, Electronic documents, CD-ROM and online databases
Library organization and administration
Administrative organization of library, staff manual, library surveys, statistics, work
measurement and standards, their use and effectiveness
Planning and organization of Various information services
CAS, SDI, abstracting and indexing, library bulletin, newspaper clippings,computerized
services, literature searching, information analysis, repackaging and marketing of
information services.
Personnel Management
Nature, size, selection, recruitment, qualification, training, professional development
responsibilities and duties
Resource Sharing and Networking
Need and types of Networks, RLIN, OCLC databases
Library Finance
Determination of finance, sources of finance, types of budget
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Library Building
Planning, basic elements in the design of public library buildings, furniture and fittings,
modern public library building
Note: Reading list to be provided by the concerned teacher.
Paper XI - (a) INFORMATION SOURCES AND LITERATURE IN THE HUMANITIES
The Humanities – Conceptual meaning; the disciplines that constitute the Humanities
Thinkers and their contributions in various disciplines, such as, religion, philosophy, fine Arts,
literature
Development and trends in research in the Humanities
Primary, secondary and tertiary sources
Research institutions and professional organizations
Information needs of the workers in the Humanities
Role of the different types of primary documents in the growth and development of Humanities as
a discipline
Evaluation of secondary sources of information available in print and electronic form
Brief survey of activities of research institutions and professional organizations in the growth and
development of Humanities disciplines, with particular reference to India, UK and USA
Recommended Books
1. ASHEIM (Lester), etc. Humanities and the library: Problem in the interpretation, evaluation
and use of library materials. 1970. ALA, Chicago.
2. BALAY (Robert), Ed. Guide to reference books. Ed.11. 1996. ALA, Chicago.
3. CHANDLER (G). How to find out about literature. Rev. Ed. 5. 1982. Pergamon Press,
Oxford.
4. CRANE (R S). Idea of the Humanities. V. I. 1967. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
5. JONES (W T). Sciences and the Humanities: Conflict and reconciliation. 1965. University of
California Press, Berkeley.
6. KENNA (Stephanie) and Ross (Seamus), Ed. Networking in the humanities: Proceeding.
1995. Bowker-Saur, London.
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Paper XI - (b) INFORMATION SOURCES AND LITERATURE IN NATURAL SCIENCES
Scope of the subject
Brief survey of the contributions made by prominent natural scientists
Development and trends in research in the Natural Sciences
Primary, secondary and tertiary sources
Research Institutions and Professional organizations
Information needs of the workers in the Natural Sciences
Developments, problems and research trends in major disciplines in the natural, physical and
biological sciences
Role of the different types of primary documents in the growth and development of natural
sciences as a discipline
Evaluation of secondary sources of information available in print and electronic form
Brief survey of activities of research institutions and professional organizations in the growth and
development of natural science disciplines, with particular reference to India, UK and USA
Recommended Books
1. AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. Searching the chemical literature. American Chemical
Society, Washington.
2. BERNAL (J D). Social function of science. 1964. MIT Press, Cambridge.
3. BROWN (C H). Scientific serials. 1956. Association of College and Research Libraries,
Chicago.
4. DAMPIER (William Cecil). History of science and its relations with philosophy and religion.
1961. Cambridge University Press, London .
5. GROGAN (Denis). Science and technology: Introduction to the literature. Ed. 4. 1982. Clive
Bingley, London.
6. MOSER (Diane K) and SPANGENBUR (G). The history of science. 1994. University
Press, New Delhi.
7. PRICE (Derek J De Solla). Little science, big science. 1963. Columbia University, New
York.
8. SPANGENBURG (R)and MOSER (D K). The History of science in the 19th century. 1994.
University Press, Hyderabad.
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Paper XI - (c) INFORMATION SOURCES AND LITERATURE IN SOCIAL SCIENCES
Scope of the Subject
Contributions made by prominent social scientists
Development and trends in research in the Social Sciences
Primary, secondary and tertiary sources
Research institutions and professional organizations
Information needs of the workers in the Social Sciences
Developments, problems and research trends in major disciplines in the Social Sciences
Role of the different types of primary documents in the growth and development of Social
Sciences as a discipline
Evaluation of secondary sources of information available in print and electronic form
Brief survey of activities of research institutions and professional organizations in the growth and
development of Social Science disciplines, with particular reference to India, UK and USA
Recommended Books
1. DEUTCHER (C G), etc. Guide to historical literature. 1951. Macmillan, New York.
2. HOSELITZ (Bert F). Reader's guide to the social sciences. Rev. Ed. 1972. Free Press,
Glencoe.
3. MAJUMDAR (R C). Historiography in modern India. 1970. Bombay, Asia.
4. MANN (Peter H). Methods of sociological enquiry. 1968. Schocken Books, New York.
5. McKENZIE (W J M), Ed. Guide to the social sciences. 1966. Weidenfied and Nicolson,
London.
6. UNNITHAN (T K N), Ed. Sociology for India. 1967. Prentice Hall, New Delhi.
7. WHITE (C M), etc. Sources of information in the social sciences. Ed. 2. 1973. Bedminster
Press, Tolowa, N.J
Paper XII - PROJECT REPORT AND VIVA VOCE EXAMINATION
The work for paper XII shall start in the first semester and project report will be submitted at the
end of second semester on the date to be decided by the Department
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Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)
Main Objectives
The main objectives of the M.Phil. Course are:
· To make the student proficient in methods and techniques of research and their application
to the problems in Library and Information Science.
· To give the student specialised knowledge in respect of selected areas in Library and
Information Science; and
· To prepare the student for further research leading to Ph.D. or other research degree.
Scheme of Papers for M.Phil
(I) The duration of the course for the degree of Master of Philosophy shall be one calendar
year.
(II) The course shall be divided into two semesters and there shall be an examination at the
end of each semester as given below:
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Master of Philosophy (M.Phil).
Scheme of Papers
Paper No. & Subject Internal Examination Duration Total
Assessment Marks Marks
Marks
1 2 3 4 5
First Semester
Part I
I. Research Methods 25 75 3 hours 100
II. Library Planning and 25 75 3 hours 100
Management
III. Any one of the following options:
(a) University and College 25 75 3 hours 100
Library System
(b) Research and Technical 25 75 3 hours 100
Library System
(c) Public Library System 25 75 3 hours 100
(d) Information Processing 25 75 3 hours 100
and Organisation
(e) Information Transfer 25 75 3 hours 100
and Dissemination
(f) Comparative Librarianship 25 75 3 hours 100
(g) Education for Library 25 75 3 hours 100
and Information Science
Second Semester
Part II 200
* Dissertation
Out of which 50 marks
will be for viva-voce
*Note:-
(i) The topic and the other details of the Dissertation for each candidate shall be finalized
by the M.Phil. Committee. Other rules in this regard shall be as given in Ordinance VI
with regard to the M.Phil. programme
(ii) The dissertation shall be submitted only when the supervisor concerned is/are satisfied
that the dissertation is worthy of consideration in part fulfillment of the M.Phil. degree,
provided that the application for submission of dissertation shall also be countersigned
by the Head of the Department concerned. The dissertation may include results of
original research, a fresh interpretation of existing facts and data, or a review article of
critical nature, or may take such other form as may be determined by the M.Phil.
Committee
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Master of Philosophy Examination
Part I
Course I: Research Methods
Nature and role of research in library and information science
Design of a scientific research study. Research methods and their application to library and
information science
Collection and analysis of data: Statistical methods. Survey method
Experimental method. Analysis and interpretation of data. Writing of report including presentation
of data
Case study of research methodology used in survey reports and other studies of
libraries/documentation centres/information centres, etc.
Course II: Library Planning and Management
Planning methodology
Comparative analysis of recent managerial philosophies and practice with a special reference to
attitudes, motivation, problem solving, decision making, organization theory, human relations,
personnel management, etc.
Organization structures; Library system
Government of the library
Personnel management; Human relations in management, staffing, staff development
Applications of system study techniques to library organizations and library situations
Evaluation of library procedures and services. Time and motion studies
Performance testing
Cost benefit analysis
Financial management
Course III (a): University and College Library System
Changing perspective in higher education and their implication for development of libraries
Types of Universities (including Open University) and their impact on library services
Current state of university and college libraries in selected developed and developing countries
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Library government: Constitution and powers
Changing patterns in library organizations: Library system structure and provision of services
Library Personnel
Library Finance : Cost benefit studies and analysis
Library collections : Use and evaluation
University and college : Their relationship with other library networks at national
library networks and international levels
Library services : Their evaluation and effectiveness
Use of computers and other mechanical devices
Planning for future development Plans
Course III (b): Research and Technical Library System
Changing perspectives in R & D and their implication for the development of libraries
Current state of research and technical libraries in selected developed and developing countries.
NISSAT
Library government : Constitution and power
Changing patterns in library organization: Library systems, Structure and provision of service
Library Personnel :
Library Finance : Cost benefit studies and analysis
Library Collection : Use and Evaluation
Research and technical library : Their relationship with other library networks at
networks national and international levels
Library service : Their evaluation and effectiveness
Use of computers and other mechanical devices
Planning for future development: Preparation of development plans, case studies of selected
research and technical libraries
Course III (c) : Public Library System
Changing perspective in education and society and their implications for the development of Public
Libraries
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Current state of public libraries in selected development and developing countries
Library government : Constitution and powers
Changing patterns in library organization: Library systems, structure and provision of service
Library Personnel
Library Finance : Cost benefit studies and analysis
Library Collection : Use and evaluation
Public Library Networks : Their relationship with other library networks at
national and international levels
Library services : Their evaluation and effectiveness
Use of computers and other mechanical devices
Planning for future development : Preparation of development plans
Course III (d): Information Processing and Organization
Classification : Recent development and trends for the future
Subject indexing : Critical study of the different lists of subject
headings
Thesaurus and the sauro facets methodology for developing a thesaurus
Pre-coordinate and post-coordinate systems of subject indexing: PRECIS, POPSI.
Standards for bibliographical description: National and international
Evaluation of information systems
Course III (e): Information Transfer and Dissemination
Role of information in planning, decision making, management etc.
Information communication media and methods
Trends in communication of information
Barriers to communication
Information marketing
Information gathering habits of the users
Information services CAS, SDI, abstracting services, digests, technical notes, state-of the art and
trend reports, etc. and their evaluation
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Search strategy
Document delivery systems; translation; reprography
Course III (f): Comparative Librarianship
Definition and scope of comparative librarianship. Librarianship in ancient, medieval and modern
times. Comparative study of library development of different library systems
Merits and demerits of library systems
Issues in modern librarianship
Course III (g): Education for Library and Information Science
Sociology of library and information science education
Trends in library and information science education: National and international levels
Level of courses in education for librarianship and their objectives
Curriculum design: Methodology
Teaching techniques and evaluation of student performance
Faculty development
Development of research programme in library and information science
Manpower planning and its impact on library and information education programme


Reference: http://www.du.ac.in/course/syllabi/blismlismphil.pdf


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