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UGC NET Question papers from 2005-2011 and some other important questions Question Type

Examine the significance of ‘Research’ in a developing economy focusing the priority areas. What are Intellectual Property Rights? Enumerate the components of Information Transfer Chain What is library cess? State the changed functions of ASLIB Mention different types of ‘Databases’ Distinguish between ‘Reference Service’ and ‘Referral Service’ Differentiate between ‘Fusion’ and ‘Fission’ in the context of modes of Formation of Subjects. State the impact of ‘Categories’ on ‘Faceted Classification’ What is ‘Decision making Process’? Explain the concept of ‘Cost effectiveness’ Differentiate between ‘Intranet’ and ‘Extranet’ What is ‘Meta-Data’? What is ‘Interdisciplinary Research’? What do you understand by ‘User Studies’? Define TQM in the context of Library Service. Examine the characteristic features of Primary Information Sources in Non-Print Media. Discuss the essential aspects of collection building and management in libraries. What are the implications of Intellectual Property Rights on Electronic Information Sources? Examine the distinguishing features of AACR2 and CCC with examples. Highlight the important points of users information needs vis-à-vis information seeking behavior. Considering Libraries as agents of change of socio-economic, cultural and educational developments, discuss the role of library as the heart of the knowledge society.

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Bring out the genesis and growth of INFLIBNET and discuss its role in information management and highlight its efforts towards consortia approach to E-Journals. Mention the barriers to information communication. Why do you consider information as a commodity? What are the pre-requisites of Resource Sharing? State the functions of IFLA Describe E-Documents. Distinguish between ‘Information Source’ and ‘Information Resource’. What is a ‘Faceted Classification’? Distinguish between ‘pre-coordinate’ and ‘post-coordinate’ indexing. Distinguish between ‘Systems – Approach and Systems Analysis’. What is C I P ? What is ‘World Wide Web’? What are Search Engines ? Differentiate between ‘Applied Research and Basic Research’. What is ‘User Education’ ? What do you mean by ‘Cost – Benefit Analysis’ ? Discuss the parameters to evaluate the performance of library services. Explain the difference between search strategies and search expression. Distinguish between ‘Digital Library’ and ‘Virtual Library’ “Research comprises methodology and purpose and it is in respect of these components that research in Library Science is found wanting”. Comment. Explain WWW and discuss the fundamental technology associated with it. “The Information profession is by and large system driven, it shows an enormous interest in processing and storing of information, to the general neglect of the user”. Critically examine this statement. Explain the importance of Retrospective Conversion (RECON) in moving from a manual system to an automated cataloguing system. “Information policy often takes a broad perspective of matters, addressing the main features of the system of activities, especially relating to structure, coordination information collection and some strategic aspects of management”. Examine this statement in the Indian Context.

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Discuss the implications of Five Laws of Library Science in the context of Information and Communication Technology. What do you understand by Total Quality Management ? Explain its significance in the context of Library and Information Services. What is the role of qualitative researcher ? Why the commonplace occurences are important for research ? What does the researcher do in the case of failure ? State the significance of users’ study in library.com 3 . State the implications of 2nd law of Library Science with reference to resource sharing. What is Programming language ? Explain the concept of ‘E-Commerce’. What is an ‘Open Source Software’ ? 2006 40m 2006 40m 2006 40m 2006 12m 2006 12m 2006 12m 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 12m 12m 12m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m http://Bhushanspage. Explain with suitable examples the role of Abstracting and Indexing Services in Information transfer. What do you mean by ‘Multimedia’ ? What is Delphi Technique ? Explain ‘Content Analysis’ Define the concept of “Information Society”. Explain the statement in the light of consortia approach.blogspot. Explain.Library resource sharing is essential to provide Comprehensive Library and Information Services. Distinguish between Formal and Informal Channels What is ‘SWOT’ Analysis ? Define ‘Informatics’. What are the objectives of quantitative research ? Qualitative research seeks to understand a particular social phenomenon in its natural setting. Discuss the need for Continuing Education Programmes for Library and Information Science professionals in the present information age. Describe the main features of any one Library Network in operation in India.

Elucidate in Five Sentences. ‘Knowledge is Power’. 2006 2006 2006 2006 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 12m 12m 2007 2007 2007 12m 12m 12m 2007 40m 2007 2007 40m 40m http://Bhushanspage. What is ‘Knowledge society’? What do you understand by ‘Content analysis’? What is the importance of weeding out of documents in a library ? State the components of KWIC. What do you understand by the term ‘Hypertext’ ? What is e-book ? State the various types of computer protocols. Describe the concept of IPR. While examining the significance of research methods. What do you understand by Human Resource Management ? Explain the various elements of HRM in the context of Library and Information Centres. Explain how translation service helps to overcome language barrier with special reference to translation services in India. What is ‘Information Literacy’ ? State the activities of IFLA. Critically discuss this statement. What are the various budgeting techniques ? Discuss in detail any one budgeting technique. Mention the applications of Barcode Technology in a library. List the Bibliometric Laws. Define ‘OPAC’. What is ‘META DATA’ ? Define “Virtual Library”.com 4 . Discuss the various indexing techniques in a database.blogspot. discuss any one methods suitable for research in Library and Information Science “Information is considered as one of the three basic elements of man made environment. What do you understand by Boolean operators ? Discuss the criteria for evaluation of Websites.Define ‘Digital Library’. only after matter energy”. “Planning is concerned with developing courses of action to achieve the predetermined aims”. Discuss the statement critically.

blogspot. Distinguish between ‘FAQ’ and ‘Ask the Librarian’. organization and services. Discuss the statement.com 5 . Enumerate the steps of database designing. What is ‘Web OPAC’ ? What do you understand by Applied Research? Describe the concept of ‘Citation Analysis’. List the significant features of UDC. What do you understand by Metadata ? What is the role of RRRLF in the development of public libraries in India? State the barriers of communication. Discuss the statement with suitable examples. Explain the significance of research in a developing economy such as India by focusing on the priority areas.What do you understand by a Blog? Define ‘Digital Library’ What is ‘Information Society’? Enumerate the steps of Information Consolidation. Discuss the criteria for evaluating an Information Retrieval System. “On-line access has greatly augmented the provision of reference and information services in libraries”. Discuss the various steps involved in the digitization of information resources in a library. Describe the search strategies used in retrieving the information. Describe the different methods of formulation of budget and explain which method is most suitable for a university library. Explain the importance of information policy in the strategic management of information collection. What do you understand by ‘Technology Transfer’ ? Explain the concept of ‘Community Information Centre’. Describe the concept of copyright. 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 12m 12m 12m 2007 12m 2007 12m 2007 40m 2007 40m 2007 2008 2008 40m 5m 5m http://Bhushanspage. “The book is no longer the primary sources while for communication of current information”. Differentiate between Pre Co-ordinate and Post Co-ordinate Indexing.

Explain the significance of motivation in the library management. What are the different barriers of communication ? Explain the importance of ‘Library Cess’ ? Distinguish between a dictionary and a Glossary ? Explain the concept of ‘Information Repackaging’ ? State the significance of ‘Decision Making Process’? 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 12m 12m 12m 12m 12m 2008 2008 40m 40m 2008 40m 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m http://Bhushanspage. State the importance of various services provided by the OCLC. What is ‘Delphi method’? “Performance appraisal is crucial for promotion of employees in organizations like libraries”. Discuss the major trends of studies and research in library classification. Describe and justify the different elements of DCMES.Critically elucidate the statement. Describe the concept of ‘Faceted Classification’. Clarify the concept of ‘Reengineering’.blogspot. Explain the term ‘Knowledge Management’. Critically discuss the major recommendations on libraries by the National Knowledge Commission constituted by the Government of India. “Computer technologies are becoming a part of many jobs and as we progress the role of technology in information services are expanding.” . What do you mean by ‘Online Search’ ? Name the tools of translation service. Mention the important activities of RRRLF Define ‘Grey Literature’.Define ‘Numeric Database’. What is ‘Hybrid Library’? Give the meaning of ‘metadata’. List Metropolitan Area Networks in India.com 6 . Discuss this statement. It is certain that developing good computer skills is essential for the librarian of the future. Discuss the role of public libraries as mass media. In the light of the need for revision of a classification system describe the salient features of DDC 22nd edition.

What is significance of ‘World Cat’ ? Explain the role of ‘PERT’ in Library Management Distinguish cost benefit analysis from cost effective analysis. Explain the salient features of Digital Library. Explain the term ‘Consortia’ with suitable examples. Define ‘Trend Report’ and explain the steps involved in its compilation. What is UGC Infonet ? Examine the implication of National Knowledge Commission’s recommendations on LIS education.com 7 . ‘Technological Gatekeepers’.blogspot. What are ‘seven lamps’ of professional ethics ? What is ‘Intute’ ? Explain. Distinguish between Use Studies and User Studies. Explain the terms ‘Information Gatekeepers’. What is meant by TQM ? Explain the concept ‘Digital Repository’. Describe the criteria for evaluation of web resources. Explain ‘ISDN’ ? What is ‘User Interface’ ? State the amendments brought out in 1996 to the Indian Copyright Act. 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 12m 2009 2009 12m 12m http://Bhushanspage. Distinguish hypertext from hyper media. What are various metadata sets ? Discuss the use of Webometrics for Internet resources. ‘Sociometric Stars’ with examples. Mention the salient of features of ‘Open Source Software’. Explain the different Translation tools. State the importance of ‘Style Manual’. ‘Intermediaries’.Explain ‘Cost – effective analysis’ ? What do you mean by ‘Teleconferencing’? Explain the functions of ‘Web Browsing’. What do you mean by Protocol ? Explain TCP/IP.

secondary and tertiary sources of information with suitable examples.’ In the light of the above statement discuss the role of INFONET in promoting the R & D activities.com 8 . Differentiate between primary. Explain its role in LIS research. ‘The emerging Information Communication Technologies have intruded into professional activities of contemporary libraries. Describe the operation of Selective Dissemination of Information. What is meant by information communication ? Briefly discuss the channels of information communication. Explain spiral of scientific method. Elucidate critically. ‘Marketing no longer remains the monopoly of profit-making organisations as it has entered into the threshold of librarianship. What is a budget ? Discuss various budgeting techniques. State the importance of scientific method in research.blogspot. Discuss. What do you mean by Open Access Initiative ? Describe some recent developments in the area. How will you differentiate between ‘Assigned Term Indexing’ and ‘Derived Term Indexing’ ? What do you understand by Research Design ? Discuss its objectives and components. What is Digital Divide ? How the libraries can bridge the gap between information haves and information have-nots. What do you understand by Network Topology ? Explain Star and Bus topologies highlighting their distinguishing features. Distinguish between Information Economics and Economics of Information.’ In this context. Discuss the emerging issues in copyright in the wake of electronic environment. 2009 2009 2009 12m 12m 40m 2009 40m 2009 40m 2010 20m 2010 20m 2010 20m 2010 20m 2010 15m 2010 15m 2010 15m 2010 2010 2010 10m 10m 10m 2010 2010 2010 10m 10m 10m 2010 10m http://Bhushanspage.Define Indexing. discuss the skills required by professionals to meet the challenges. Discuss the salient features of PRECIS. Information literacy forms the basis for life long learning in contemporary society. Online access to information promotes fulfillment of 3rd and 4th Law of Library Science.’ Justify the statement. ‘The unabated growth of consortia has radically changed the scenario of information access and delivery. Choose a budgeting technique for a university library with justification. Define Hypothesis.

Describe the emergence of virtual libraries and their features in the light of this assertion. verbal plan and notational plan with examples. Discuss the role of National Knowledge Commission (NKC) in the growth & development of libraries and information centers? Describe it recommendations with regard to libraries Enumerate various communication models. Libraries are shifting from possession to access. Write briefly about the genesis and development of World Wide Web.com 9 . How will you define Trans Border Data Flow ? Discuss its impact on library and information services. A National Information Policy is crucial for overall development of a country. Differentiate idea plan. Describe in detail UNESCO’S role in assisting member states to promote access to information. What do you understand by Data Mining ? Discuss any three tasks that are associated with it. Discuss Shannon and Weaver communication? 2010 10m 2010 10m 2010 20m 2010 20m 2010 20m 2010 2010 2010 2010 20m 15m 15m 15m 2010 10m 2010 10m 2010 2010 2010 2010 10m 10m 10m 10m 2010 2010 2010 2011 10m 10m 10m 20m 2011 20m http://Bhushanspage. How is it calculated ? What do you mean by Open Source Software ? Explain any one in brief. Discuss briefly its tools and techniques.blogspot. Define ‘Half-Life’ in the context of library materials. Describe the steps taken by UGC (India) to develop network of academic libraries in India. Librarian is now a cybrarian. Discuss correlation and regression ratio with examples. latest edition. What do you understand by information analysis ? Discuss its significance in the area of Information Repackaging. Write an evaluative note on McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Briefly describe the emerging competencies in LIS profession. Discuss the different facets of Human Resources Management in a library environment. Define Knowledge Management.Differentiate ‘search tactics’ and ‘search strategies’. Explain different types of search strategies with examples. Discuss the components of such policy. Discuss any well-known plan in India or abroad. Preservation of e-resources has assumed global dimensions.

Discuss the need for reviewing and revising the present system of LIS education and research in India? Distinguish between Bibliographic. discuss his notable contribution in the field on cataloguing? Explain the need and importance of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Indexing and Abstructing services with examples for each? Explain the various steps involved in providing a documentation services on a current topic of your choice.com 10 . Lexicon and Thesaurus? Explain by given example for each? Explain the different kinds of arrangements Alphabetical. In the light of the statement. Discuss its categories with suitable examples? What is an information System? Discuss any such system in the field of agriculture or nuclear science? What do you understand by Dictionary. Subject wise and chronological. Cutter is called the father of cataloguing. Documentation. Give examples of specific reference sources wherein such arrangement have been used? State the importance of controlled vocabulary in organizing knowledge ? What is the Digital ob-ject Identifier (DOI)? Discuss the purpose and ob-jective of Literature Review in LIS research? What is Pilot Study? Discuss its importance in social science research? Explain Management Information System (MIS)? Distinguish between MIS and Decision Support System (DSS)? What do you understand by Performance Appraisal? Describe the various methods used for performance appraisal of library personnel? What are the different kinds of switching system? 2011 20m 2011 20m 2011 15m 2011 15m 2011 15m 2011 10m 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 10m 10m 10m 10m 10m 10m 2011 2011 10m 10m http://Bhushanspage.blogspot. Glossary.

not as a luxury but for effective use. Why should a researcher in science keep himself current with the latest information ? 4. otherwise he might be wasting his time in duplicating. What constitutes scientific information ? 3. such as. transformation. In an information system.com 11 . The demand for information relates directly to the attitude towards progress. Information is management information to the extent to which the manager has need for it.blogspot. organization. The strength of a nation lies in this healthy curiosity to see what more can be done. 1. storage. regular information services will be required. sensing. travel. researchers have become increasingly dependent on information. Information is produced with mechanical and manual aids. industry and nations alike. scientific conferences and symposia. In an industrial economy motivation leads to progress. The main purpose of an information system is to enable decision-making and coordination. for obtaining information through data processing and for effective utilization of both stored knowledge and processed information by scientists and technologists in the firm. What is the role of information in different facets of an organisation ? 5. The collection of information should be systematic so that it can be stored and recovered without difficulty. Information economics is the study of the allocation of certain scarce resources of an organization to achieve the best decisions for that organization. retrieval and display. information is stored and it is located and recovered when needed. scientific information. What are the functions of an information system ? 2. translation. The information system in an organization is like the nervous system of an animal. Information and knowledge should be accumulated. The components of an information system perform functions. The demand for information increases with the demand of problems and their solutions. transmission. It concentrates on the allocation of resources for storage of knowledge. Management information has vital implications for management.2005 Passage Questions With growth in complexity in modern research. What is the social use of information in contemporary information society ? Passage Passage Passage Passage Passage 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m http://Bhushanspage. A research scientist should keep himself fully posted with all the work that is being done in his field in other laboratories not only in his country but also in other countries of the world. When an organization is big and the problems it deals with are diverse in nature and large in scope. Information is an important common denominator for all organizational planning and control. and self-satisfaction weakens men. classification. Scientific information comprises dissemination.

2005 Passage Questions 2005 Rayward (1996) provides a historical overview of information science. What is the range of related subjects on which a person interested in the history of information science must draw from? 3. What is the role of qualitative researcher ? 4. Qualitative research seeks to understand a particular social phenomenon in its natural setting. in an archive a user is seated at a terminal but gazing out the window .a common enough phenomenon. 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m 5x5m 2006 Passage Questions Qualitative research seeks to understand a particular social phenomenon in its natural setting. 1. or he may be simply bored with his research and thinking about taking a break. “information science as a field was shaped by things from library and computer science. describe and analyse the complexities of common phenomena through observation and involvement in a research setting. Does the study of library and computer science help in the treatment of problems by information science. For our purposes. Explain. archives and museum” (Rayward P. P.” 4. 1. 3. What does the researcher do in the case of failure ? 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m http://Bhushanspage. What are the objectives of quantitative research ? 2. common phenomena can reveal remarkable levels of complexity. Why the commonplace occurrences are important for research ? 5.com 12 .8). suggesting that information science as a distinct discipline emerged from part of library science and part of computer science (Rayward. Comment on the statement that. and what he can be doing wrong ? Perhaps he is waiting for assistance from one of the archivists. What constitutes information science according to Rayward? 2. For example.blogspot. or is he planning a more detailed search strategy ? Is he perhaps wondering why he has so far failed to retrieve anything of value. it is only reasonable to suggest that the problems of treatment by information science have come from here.3). the history of printing and publishing. If information science as a field indeed was shaped by things from library and computer science. suggesting that even the understanding of what information is must have been influenced by them. when observed for prolonged periods. Does computer science influence the understanding of the concept? 5. concluding “that the history of information science is an historical interdiscipline and those interested in it need to draw on a range of related historical studies such as the history of science and technology. and the history of information institutions such as libraries. Is he thinking through the significance of the records he has just retrieved. It is the role of the qualitative researcher to scrutinize commonplace occurrences because. the social phenomena to be studied are those occurring within the context of information services. The objectives of qualitative research are to discover.

1. 10. and their consequent behavior is (at least tacitly) encouraged. The second has been that of library digitization. research. http://Bhushanspage. 3. Buying access to digital resources has forever change the activity of collection development comment. “Libraries in 21st century cannot survive without e-collection. 8. 9. is in a muddled state and has an unpredictable future. “Data. 11. 5. “Library and Information Center provide value added services ”Elucidate. Explain the two periods in the age of computers in the library? Why is the library digitization in a muddled state ? What is the nature of web-based catalogue ? What message do you derive from the paragraph as far as use of technology in the library is concerned ? 5. “The development in ICT has changed the face of librarianship in 21st century” Elucidate the statement with example. Among of the resources that the library manages human resources in highly critical to deliver efficient library services discuss with reference to all aspects of HRM. 2. 6. “Information literacy drive can play an effective role in mass education” Discuss. "Knowledge is power "Elucidate in five sentences. Information. Library digitization. 4. Knowledge & Wisdom can be viewed as a part of continuum. How much recorded knowledge is available on the web as compared to the total amount of research that is conducted ? 5m 5m 5m 5m 5m Some of the additional Questions to Read: "Information is key component in decision making "Discuss. serials control. The central question that librarians must address (and which pervades the wider society as well as our own profession) is what happens when technology ceases to be a means to an end (library service) and becomes an end in itself? No serious person believes that. By the phrase “a certain level of inquiry” I mean research that goes beyond the mere gathering of data and information. At that level. and online searching more efficient.com 13 . 2. One notable example of this is the present generation of web-based catalogues.2008 Passage Questions There have been two periods in the Age of Computers in libraries. which are in many ways inferior not only to the first generation of OPACs but also to a well-maintained card catalogue. It has build on the very considerable achievements of the library automation movement but has not carried on that movement’s commitment to the computer as a tool.blogspot. Library automation is so well established that the card catalogue and such artifacts as the Kardex seem as quaint as spinning jennies. at a certain level of inquiry. 4. resources available on the Web are superior to the contents of a well-run library. “ Library and Information profession is at the crossroads in the current situation”Comment. only a minute percentage of that world’s recorded knowledge is available only on the Web. “All things in a library are subjective for comparative studies ”Discuss. “Information is key component in decision making ”Discuss. 1. but many act as if it were so. but college students don’t believe this. in which some of the content accessed by means of libraries is found in digitized form and is stored and made accessible in computer systems. The first was that of library automation – the use of computers to make library processes such as circulation cataloguing. and serious inquiry. by contrast. 3.” Elucidate the statement. when instead they should be taught the realities of the world of recorded knowledge. 12. with no clear boundaries among them” Discuss 7.

com 14 . Classification is a function of librarianship” justify. Define MIS? Define mnemonic Device? Define referral service. Define directory & states its usefulness as a source of information. 34. Define Digital Object Identifier. 20. 16. Describe 4-cell design of experimental method of research. 35. 33. Define Data. 29. 24. Define Knowledge. Define virtual library and explain its features? Define with example -Referral service? Define with example-referral service. 45. Define SDI. 15. 40. 25. 52. 21. Define virtual Libraries. Describe in brief. Define communication and discuss some models of communication 17. Define system analysis.blogspot. 48. 46. 22. Describe the modern security devices employed in libraries? http://Bhushanspage. Describe the activities of INFLIBNET. Define Data Mining. Define Dictionary. 30. 43. Compare and contrast questionnaire and interview as a tool of data collection for resources. 26. Define Encyclopedia. Define term Information. 18. 14. Describe CD-ROM as storage device. Define the term "Fusion" in Classification. 37. 47. 31. 32. 23. 50. ‘OPAC’. Describe the importance of user education in promoting the use of academic libraries? 53. 49. 42. Describe the features of One library network operating in India. 19. Define Information. Define the term ‘Communication’. 44. Describe Impact of Information Technology on Libraries. Describe CD-ROM as a storage device. Describe the expected impact of INFLIBNET on university libraries. Describe major development in Library Networks at International Level.13. 36. Define the term “Fusion” in library classification. 41. Define e-journals. Define Library and Information Networks. 27. Describe the different elements of DCMES. Describe the different elements of communication process according to Shanon-Weaver model. 51. Define Directories and State its usefulness as a source of Information. Describe the Concept Motivation. 38. 39. 28.

64. Differentiate Pure research and Applied Research? Differentiate. 87. Discuss the salient features of Maharashtra Public Libraries Act.com 15 . 79. Differentiate between Structured and Unstructured questionnaire. Describe-Spiral of scientific method. 90. 86. Describe the router. Discuss how extension activities of a library are useful/helpful to the society. Discuss the purpose of Library Survey. 85. 88. 73. Differentiate Open-ended questionnaire and structured questionnaire. Discuss the Hypertext briefly Explain its importance for the Library and Discuss the impact of IT on academic library with special reference to collection development and library & Information services. Differentiate between CAS and SDI? Differentiate between data. Differentiate between Primary. information and knowledge. Discuss various principles and techniques that Library and Information science has borrowed from management. 56. 67. Secondary & Tertiary sources of information with suitable examples. 65. 63. Information and Knowledge. Describe the Thesaurus. Differentiate between search engines & subject directories with suitable example? 70. Differentiate between users actual and verbal information behavior. Differentiate between Digital library and Virtual Library. 61. 58. 78. 91. 72. 81. Describe the role of libraries in the development of knowledge society. 84. 57. Discuss implementations of 2 nd law of Library and Information science with Discuss international standards developed for Bibliographic description and exchange. Describes the various search strategies in detail. 77. Differentiate between Open ended and Closed ended questions. 68. Describe the Performance Appraisal Describe the Precision of Information Retrieval. Discuss the relevance of management theories to library. Discuss the functions of an automated serial control system in a Library.blogspot. Differentiate Pre-coordinate and Post-coordinate indexing. 59. 76. 55. Differentiate between hypertext and hypermedia 66. Discuss the evolution of concept of resource sharing for inter-lending to networking. 71. 93. Discuss the various steps in designing research from problem identification to 92. Discuss the various principles and techniques that library and Information science has borrowed from management. Describe the procedure in historical research from problem isolation to conclusion. Differentiate Data.54. 80. Discuss the role played by Library and Information Networks in Information 89. 75. Discuss the role of Abstracting and Indexing services in Information transfer. 83. 74. Discuss the various steps in designing research from problem identification to report writing. Differentiate between pure & applied research with suitable example? 69. 82. http://Bhushanspage. Discuss the criteria for evaluating library Software. 62. 60.Special library and specialist library.

http://Bhushanspage.blogspot. 123. Distinguish between formal and informal channels. 97. 111.94. Distinguish system software and application software. Explain the concept. 95. the term Hypertext. Enumerate the different types of Ready Reference sources and discuss the criteria Evaluation and Major steps in IR system. Explain in brief-Diagnostic method of research. 109. 99. Explain the concept of information Society. 117. Explain Phoenix Scheduling? Explain the characteristics of CCF. need and functions of digital Library. 116. 96. 119. Explain the concept. 101. 127. 118. 107. 128. Explain the concept of network topology and state various types highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of each of them. Explain how the different models of formation of subjects play a role in the design of a scheme for classification. Explain Colon Classification with Example. 106. Explain Optical Media? Explain Phoenix scheduling. Distinguish between Bibliometrics and Info metrics? Distinguish between Bibliometrics and Informetrics. Explain the concept of Virtual Library with example. Explain the concept. 113. 129. 112. Explain different methods of data presentation in research report. Distinguish between Pre-co-ordinate & Post-co-ordinate indexing? Distinguish e-library and virtual library. 115. 131. 132. 126. 103. Explain in briefly the term ‘home page’. Distinguish between basic and applied research. 110.Write the status of Library Explain briefly. 114. 120. Explain DDC with Example.Paperless Society? Explain the concept. Examine the implication of e-commerce in Libraries.Information Society? Explain the concept of Delphi technique. 133. 104. Explain the concept of Faceted Classification. 121.com 16 . Explain " Sampling error" with suitable example(NET JUN-200) Explain benefits and features of library legislation. 102. Explain the concept of E-commerce. Explain Hypermedia. 124. Explain Delphi Technique. 105. Explain in short GPRS? Explain Information Storage and Retrieval System (ISAR)What are the different Explain Mnemonic device. need and function of digital library. Explain how Internet can be used as a medium of information communication. 108. Explain the core programmes of IFLA with respect to Library and Information 100. 122. Distinguish between Historical and Descriptive research. 98. 130. 134. 125.

145. 157. Information Professional. Explain types of cables. 159. Impact of IT on Library.blogspot. How Participative management is helps in enhancing the services of Library and Information Institutions in India? How smart cards can be used in libraries? Identify some popular search engines. 138. 163. 137. Explain the need for changing management in Library and Information centers. 143. 167. Explain UDC with Example. 168. Explain the term "Home-Page".com 17 . 156. 151. briefly. 152. features of DDC 22nd edition. 155. Explain the tools and techniques used for information organization in Library and information center. 136. Explain-Cost Benefit Analysis. How can Information Technology enhance the role of Libraries in an Academic setting? How Data Flow Diagram can be used in showing operations of technical section in a library? how it leads to the establishment of cause and effect relationship. 161. 165. 147. the term hypertext. 150. 174. 164. Features of OPAC and usefulness to readers. In the light of the need for revision of classification system describes the salient In which of the research methods the law of single variable is applicable and state In which of the Research methods the law of single variable is applicable and state how it leads to the establishment of cause and effect relationship. 162. 139. List the different layers of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model. Information is Commodity: Discuss. 141.135. 172. 169. 144. 153. 140. 154.0 Explain. 158. Explain-McGregor's theory of X and Theory Y. Institutional Repository? kinds of user's demand that may be fulfilled from this system? List of types of cables. 160. Explain web 2. Explain the hospitality in array Explain the need for Change Management in Library and Information Centres. 170. Process of their evaluation? Recall and Precision are the important parameters for evaluation an Indexing http://Bhushanspage. 149. 173. Explain the difference between Library Classification and Knowledge Classification. 171. Mention silent features of UDC? Notation in library classification? Observation. Impact of ICT has revolutionized resource sharing activity over the years. Measurement and quantification are fundamental elements of scientifically conducted queries Describe the statement in the context of research in LIS. List the different layers of Open Systems Interconnections (OSI) model. 148. 142. Explain Total Quality Management. Organization like libraries? Discuss. 146. Explain the use of Multimedia in Libraries. 166.

188. 200. 206. 193. 196.System Discuss. 213. 201. 179. State the implication of fourth Law of Library Science in the context of Library Services? State the implications of the Second Law of Library Science in the context of public libraries. 184. 192. 175. State the different subject formation modes with suitable example? State the evaluation criteria for Reference Sources. 185. 186. 177. State the significance of users study in Library. System analysis inevitable in library automation Discuss. 203. What are the Barriers of communication? What are the Bibliographical sources? What are the different types of Geographical information sources? Explain them What are the factors responsible for growth of e-journals? What are the functions of software? What are the main objectives of Library and Information Networks? What are the Modes of subject formation? What are the publications of American Library Associations? What are the publications of ASLIB? What are the publications of IASLIC? (NET JUN-200) What are the publications of Indian Library Association? What are the publications of Library Association(UK)? What are the steps involved in generating computerized Catalogue database? What are the tools for Vocabulary control? What are the types of Budget? What are the types of communication? What are the types of Interviews? What are the types of Observation method? http://Bhushanspage. 182. 209. 189. 204.com 18 . 207. 191. 187. 176. 183. 199. 181. What are Biographical Information Sources? Mentions its types and what are the What are Boolean Operations? What are different programmes and activities of Library Associations? What are E-documents ? Describe their features What are E-Reference Sources? What are open access journals? What are Primary sources of Information? What are Ready Reference Sources? What are Schedule mnemonics? What are Secondary sources of Information? What are the activities of OCLC? What are the advantages of digital media over print media?. 202. 198. State importance of various services provided by the OCLC. 194. 212. Reference to Resource Sharing. 197. 195. 205. Report writing. 178. 211. 210. Vocabulary control is applied because of the immense variety of every natural language Offers Give examples of this variety. 180.blogspot. 214. 190. 208.

236. 221. 251. What do mean by e commerce? What do you mean by "MBO"? What do you mean by Dictionary? What do you mean by Personnel Management? What do you mean by Technology Transfer? What do you understand by ‘Self-renewing library’? What do you understand by citation Indexing? Give examples. 254. 235.215. 238. 252. 256. 241. 245. 248. 226. 250. 244. 255. 224. 247. 229.blogspot. 242. 219. 217. 220.com 19 . 243. 253. 234. 218. 231. 249. 232. 237. 225. 246. 239. 230. 240. 216. 233. 222. 227. 228. 223. What do you understand by Personnel Management? What is "Precision" in Information retrieval? What is "recall" in Information retrieval? What is "SWOT" analysis? What is ‘Job Analysis’? What is ‘Marketing Mix? What is ‘recall’ in information retrieval? What is a flow chart? What is Algorithm? What is Almanacs? What is an "Open Source Software?" What is an Electronic book? What is an invisible college? What is Application Program? What is Application Software? What is Applied Research? What is Atlas? What is bandwidth in transmission of digital information? What is Bandwidth? What is Bibliographic Record? What is bibliometrics and its importance in Library and Information science What is Bibliometrics? What is Blogs? What is Bluetooth? What is Boolean search? What is Broadband ISDN? What is CAS? What is casual factor on independent variable in an experimental research? What is casual factor or Independent variable in an experimental research? What is CCF? What is Change Management? What is Chrome? What is Circuit Switching? What is citation Analysis? What is citation indexing? http://Bhushanspage.

273. 272. 276. 288. 296.blogspot. 297. 295. 265. 279. 275. 287. 284. 277. 262. 293. 291. 269. 281.com 20 . 270. 263. What is Descriptive Research? What is difference between digital and virtual library? What is Digest? What is Digital Library? What is digital library? What is the difference between Digital Library and What is Document Delivery Service? What is DOI? What is Dublin Core? What is DVD? What is E-Book? What is E-commerce? What is Econlit? What is E-Journal? What is Electronic Media? What is email? What is E-Prints? What is ETD? What is experimental research? What is E-Zine? What is FAQ and Ask-a-Librarian? What is Flexible budget? What is Flowchart? What is Fundamental or Pure Research? What is geographical resources? What is Gray Literature? What is Historical Research? What is Hub? What is Human Resource Management in Library Management? What is hybrid library? What is hypertext? http://Bhushanspage. What is Client Server? What is client-server network? What is CMS? What is Communication? What is consortia? What is Content Analysis? What is cooperative cataloguing? What is Copyright? What is Costing? What is Database? What is DBMS and RDBMS? What is the major difference? What is Dependent and Independent variable in experimental research? with example. 260. 264. 298. 283. 266. 292. 278. 286. 267. 258. 282. 280. 289. 259. 285. 268.257. 261. 274. 294. 290. 271.

330. 323. 327. What is Hypothesis? What is IndCat? What is Indexing? What is Info metrics? What is information architecture? What is Information Diffusion? Explain the varieties of Diffusion and its economic theory. 311. 303. 308. 336. 326. 320. 315. 309. 301. 340. What is Information Management? What is information repackaging? What is Information Science? What is information search strategy? What is Information Technology? What is institutional repository? What is Intellectual Property? What is IPTv? What is ISBD? What is ISBD? Its importance in standardization of bibliographic description? What is ISDN? What is ISO 000? What is Job Analysis? What is Job description? What is Job Specification? What is JSTOR? What is Knowledge Management? What is LAMP? What is Library Automation? What is Library Budget? What is Library Budget? Explain Different type of bugdeting tech What is Library Management Software(LMS)? What is Library Network? Various activities of DELNET? What is Library networking? What is Library Networking? Explain OCLC with reference to Library Networking What is Local Area network? What is MAN? What is Management Information System (MIS)? What is MARC? What is marketing mix? What is marketing mix?’. 304. 322. 331. 302. 318. 335. What is metadata and what is its purpose? What is Metadata? What is Modem? What is multimedia? What is multiplexing? http://Bhushanspage. 319.299.blogspot. 307. 310. 316. 328. 300.com 21 . 338. 317. 325. 329. 306. 337. 339. 324. 305. 313. 332. 333. 314. 312. 334. 321.

com 22 . 346. What is Research? What is Resource Sharing? What is RFID? What is Router? What Is RSS? What is Sampling? What is schedule mnemonics? What is Scientific Management? What is Scientometrics? What is SDI? What is Search engine? http://Bhushanspage. 370. 347. 367. 379. 366. 354.blogspot. 369. What is planning? What is Portal? What is Post-coordinate indexing? What is Pre-coordinate indexing? What is Print Media? What is Probability sampling? What is Programming? What is Project MUSE? What is Protocol? What is Quality Circle? What is quota sample? What is Reference service? What is Reprographic Service? What is Reprography? What is Research Design? State its function & purpose. 358. 361. 344. 365. 363. 355. 353. 356. 351.341. 342. 343. 382. 350. 348. 368. 380. What is National Information Policy? What is Noise? What is numeric database? What is numeric databases. 371. 375. 362. 359. 377. 378. 349. 364. 381. 372. 345. 357. What is OCR? What is OFC? What is Online Search? What is Online Service? What is Online services? What is OPAC? What is Operating System? What is Operation Research? What is Oral History? What is Packet Switching? What is performance appraisal is crucial for promotion of employees in What is PERT/CPM. 352. 360. 374. 373. 376.

403. 407. 397. 388. 393. 392. 409. 410. 415. 422. 390. 401. 399. 416. 398. 394. 391. 386.383. What is System Program? What is System Software? What is Teleconferencing? What is the Continuing Education? What is the E-documents? What is the Information transfer? What is the main program of IFLA? What is the noise in Communication? What is the Vocabulary Control? Why it’s required &how it is achieved? Explain With the Example. 387. 389. 396. 402.com 23 . 406. 404.June 200) What is WorldCat? What is Yearbook? What is You Tube? What is zero budgeting system? What is Zotero? What the modes of subject formation? Which services in an university library can be outsourced? Justify? Why Citation Analysis called secondary analysis? http://Bhushanspage. 420. What is Thesaurus? What is TQM? Describe its implication in Library Science. 408. 421. 414. 411. 417. 413. 418. 405.blogspot. 423. 395. 385. 400.0? What is Web browser? What is WebOPAC? What is website? What is the difference between website and portal? What is Wi-Fi? What is Wikipedia? What is WIPO? Explain its functions(NET. 419. 412. 384. What is Search Strategy? What is Social Networking? What is Software? What is staff manual? What is System Analysis? What is System Analysis? Discuss the applications of system analysis in Library and Information Center. What is Translation services? What is Transliteration? What is Trend Report? What is union catalog? What is Variable in experimental research? What is Videoconferencing? What is Virtual Library? What is Vocabulary control? What is WAN? What is Web 2.

463.com 24 .0 ? Discuss its implementation in library. 425. Write difference between Interview and Questionnaire. Write short note on Management By Objectives (MBO)? Write the 14 principles of Management. 459. 432. 458. 427. 446. Write essay.blogspot. 433. Outsourcing and Library Need of Change Management in Libraries Librarians role in Research work / "Librarian is a assistant for Researcher" Discuss. 442. 426.LIS education in India.424. Role of Librarian in Library Automation. 430. 465. 444. 451. 436. INFLIBNET's activities? Ideal Library Building in IT Environment. 457. 440. Write the importance of Library extension service. 455. Write a note on the nature of data in historical research. Research Methods in Library and Information Science and Services Role of UGC in the growth and development of libraries Information Products and Marketing Differentiate between MARC and CCF? Ideal Report Writing ? What is PERT /CPM ? (For Q3) Difference between Reference and Referral Service ? Explain Boolean Operators? What is Thesaurus? What is Delegation of authority? What is Marketing Mix? Difference bewteen LAN. 434. 431. Write essay. 437. 449. "Skills of Modern Librarian" Discuss. 456.MAN and WAN? What is WebOPAC http://Bhushanspage. 450. 464. Write note on New ISBN System? Write on essay on future of librarianship in India. 461.” Write an essay on evaluation of library services. 460. Write an essay on “ Library & Information science education in India.0/Library 2. RRRLF Plays a key role in Public Library Development" Discuss..Role of library associations in development of library profession. 462. 429. 445. 447. Write the steps of Thesaurus Construction. 443. Write the salient features of MARC -21. 435. Write the services offered by DELNET. 454. 441. 453. 448. What is Web 2. 438. Write types of Scanners. Write the services offered by INFLIBNET. 428. Write a note on the nature of data in historical research. 439. "E-Books are the future of Library" Discuss State the evaluation criteria for Reference Sources. 452. Write the steps involved in conducting Historical Research.

492. 475. 491. 501. 500. 495. 468. 481. 488.ISSN ( Structure) Switching Systems ( Types . 494.Descriptive---diff Case Study Survey Comparative and Experimental--Diff Sampling Methods Data collection tools/methods List of Geographical Sources / Biographical Sources Censorship? ------------------Best of Luck-------------------- http://Bhushanspage. 487.466. 473. 478. 479. 470.0 RSS feeds Open Source Software Meta Data ? Six Sigma Delphi Techniques TQM Electronic Document Delivery What is Information Act/Right ? Library Committee ( Function.com 25 . 484. Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation (RRLF) ? Differentiate between Digital & Virtual Library ? What is Social Networking Websites? (Orkut /Facebook)? Define Union Catalogue? Differentiate between Pre-coordinate & Post-coordinate indexing system? N-LIST? Information Literacy Organisation Structure -types What is Webometrics? What is PODSCORB? RRRLF? Resource Sharing? ( Need and Importance ) What is ILL ( Inter Library Loan) What is E-book Reader? E-matrix Web2. 467. 483. 471. 498. 497. 469. 486. 493. 482. Members) ISBN.difference) What is Wikis / Wikipedia? Historical. 472. 476. 496. 502. 474. 477. 499. 490. 485.0 Library2. 480.blogspot. 489.