Sample Paper for Master’s in Library & Information Science First Year
TERM END EXAMINATION
MASTER’S IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, YEAR-1
INFORMATION INSTITUTIONS, SERVICES AND PRODUCTS
Duration -3 Hrs Max Marks: 60
Note: 1. Attempt any five questions.
2. All question carry equal marks.
1 How are information center defined? Mention the characteristics by which you can group them. List the types of centre under two of these groups.
2 What do you understand by “information Analysis Center (IAC)”? Explain the considerations to be kept in mind while planning and managing an IAC.
3. Describe Document Delivery Service (DDS). State its need and characteristics.
4. State the need for literature search in research and explain how you would conduct literature search on the topic “Digital Libraries”.
5. What is translation service? Explain how to organise and manage a translation unit in library and information centre.
6. Distinguish between House Journals and Trade and Product Bulletins explaining the characteristics of each.
7. Define the term ‘Database’. Discuss its different types and uses.
8. Briefly explain the infrastructure required for providing online information retrieval services.
9. Write short notes on any three of the following (in about 300 words each):
(a) Referral Databases
(c) Categories of Technical Digest
(d) Pitfalls in Literature Search
(e) Tined Reports
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