UNIVERSITY OF RAJASTHAN, JAIPUR
Diploma in Library Science & Information
Q.144 (4) For all the examinations (including library Science) in the Faculty of Education: A Candidate shall be required to put in a minimum of 66% attendance at the Lectures and 66% at the practicals, seprately, Provisions of Condonation of attendance are given in Q. 145 of the University Hand Book Part II.
Q.329-E: The duration of the diploma Course in Library Science shall be eight months (From August to March)
N.B. : In the Case of Candidates belonging to the correspondance courase they shall be required to attend contact camp of 30 days
Q. 329 - F
: (1) A candidate who has passed the pre- University Examination of the University or the Senior Higher SecondaryQ. Examination of the Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan or an Examonation recognised by the University as equivalent thereto with a minimum of 45% marks in the aggregate shall be eligible for admission to the diploma course in Library Science. Blind, deaf and dumb candidates shall not be eligible for admission. The percentege of marks at the Hr.Sec/Pre University or equivalent examination will be taken as the basic credit Marks To this figure credit marks will be added as mentioned below;-
|(a) For having obtained First Division at Bachelor s Degree Examination.
|(b) For having obtained Second Division at Bachelor's Degree Examination.
|(c) For having obtained Third Division at Bachelor's Degree Examination.
|(d) For Having obtained First Division at Bachelor's Degree Examination.
|(e) For Havimg obtaing Second Division at Master's Degree Examination.
|(f) for having obtained Pass Class at Master's Degree Examination
2. Out of the total numer of seats available in a College/Institute Corespondence Studies Reservation Hereunder
| (a) For candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes
| (b) For Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes
| (c) For Women (out of which 3% seats shall be reserved for divorced women and widows)
|(d)For Wards of teachers/regular and full fledged Librarians in Government of University Recognised Schools/College/University and Public Libraries in Rajasthan (Alive of dead)
|(e)Physically handicapped (other than blind, deaf and dumb) with at least 40% disability on production of a medical certificate from the concerned by the concerned DMHO
- Candidates belonging to Scheduled castes/Scheduled-tribes shall be required to produce a certificate
to the effect from a first calss magistrate.
- The term-Ward means only the sons, daughter, wife husband, real guardian concemed).
- Candidates of wards of inservice or exdefence personnel one 3. All pplication will be invited in by the
College/Institute of Correspondence Stueies and arranged in order of merit according to the percentage
of marks obtained by the candidates at higher Sec/Pre-Univirsity or eduivalent examination.List of
Selected and waiting Persons will be perpared strictly on the basis of merit according to the Final
credit marks. The candidates will be informed will be admission to this Course will be finalised latest by 21st August every year.
- Selection Commlttee : In every College (where this course is runs as well as in the institute of Correspo-
ndence Studies) there will be a selection Cormmittee consisting of five members (dulyformed) which will
make selection for the course One Vice -Chanellor s nornince (preferably from University Departrment
of Libary Science) or a Senior member from as affiliated College of Library Science will be one of its
- Examination : A separate examination shall be held for the students of correspondence course ane a separate diploma shall be awarded to them.
For a pass. a candidate shall be required to secure a minimum of 25% marks in each paper and 40% marks in Selection Commltteethe aggregate of all the papers. Successful candidates and those securing atleast Selection Commlttee50% marks in the aggregate in Second division. All the rest will be declared to have passed the examination.
A candidate for the examination shall be required to offer the following Papers, each paper being of 3 hours duration and carrying maximum marks as shown against each :
- Paper I- Classification and Cataloguing (Theory)
- Paper II-Classification (Practice)
- Paper III-Cataloguing (Praction)
- Paper IV-Library Organisation and Management
- Paper V-Reference Service & Information Sciemce
- Classification (Theory)
- Definition, need, Purpose and function.
- Notation : Types and qualities.
- Main features of Colon Classification and Dewey Decimal Classification Schemes.
- Principles of Helpful Sequence.
- General aspects of Common Isolates/Standary sub-divisions.
- Devices used in C. C. and D. C. subject devive, Geographical Devive, Chronological
Device, Alphabetical Device.
- Steps in Practical Classification.
- Cataloguing (Theory)
- Definition, need and function.
- A brief history of catalogue codes: Ccatalogue code and Anglo American Catologuing Rules.
- Kinds of entries Main entry and Added entries of classified catalogue code.
- Kind of catalogue Classified and Dicitionary.
- Physical forms of Catalogun : Book Sheaf and catalogue.
- Subject Cataloguing and Chain procedure.
practical Classification of Simple titles according to Colon Classification Ed.6 (Reprinted1963)
and Dewey Decimal Classification (excluding tables 5 and 7) Ed. 19 of ed 20 whichever is availble.
The Practical examination in paper II will also take place alongwith other theory papers. The setting and evaluation of these papers will be done on the same jpattern as the of theory papers. The stucture and pattern of practical paper will be as follows:-
Time :3 hours
Mak Marks :75
The paper will be in two parts. i.e. part I-Colon Classitication and part II- Dewey Decimal Classification consisting of 25 marks each. Each part will have three sections :
Part I- Colon Classification
Time :1 1/2 Hours
Max Marks :371/2
Section1. 5.titles to be done out of 6 titles of 1/2 marks each based on the use of basic class and/or use of PME Facets
Section 2. 4 titles to be sone out of 6 titles of 3 Marks each based on the use of all facets i.e. P.M.E.S.T.
Section 3 4 titles to be done out of 6 titles of 4 1/2 marks each based on the use of ACI and other facets.
Part II- Drwey Decimal Classfication :
Time :1 1/2 Hours
Max Marks 37 1/2
(Excluding Tables 5 and 7 )
Section 1. 5 totle to be done out of 6 titles of 1 1/2 mark each. Simkple titles based on the use of relative index.
Section 2. 4 titles to be done outof 6 titles of 3 marks each based on Add device. Table 1 and 2.
Section 3. 4 titles to be done out ot 6 titles of 4 1/2 marks each (Complex titles and titles based on the use of tables 3.4 and 6.
- Seprate Paper for colon and dewey decimal Classification will be set.
- Since the candidates would be provided with copies of colon classification (Ed. 6 Reprint) and Dewey Decimal Cllassification (Ed. 20 or 19) for consulation the college institute will collect not more than 50 copies of these books in case the number of examines is more than 50 lines of year the number of question papers to be set would be increased accordingly.
Practical cataloguing of Books of single personal author. Collaborator heading. Corporate author upto organ of 2nd remove, pseudony and Tile as heading according to CCC (Ed.5) with amended rules given in cataloguing Practice of S.Rangnathan.
The practical Examination in Paper-III will also take place alongwith other theory papers. The setting and evalution of this paper will be done on the same pattern as that of theory papers.
The Structure and pattern of practical papers will be as follows:
Time: 3 Hours
Max. Marks: 75
All the 5 Titles are to be catalogued All questions carrying equal marks.
|First 2 Titles
||Single personal author, joint personal author and collaborator Heading
|Last 2 Titles
||Corporate author i.e. Government, institution & conference upto organ of 2nd remove including temporary organ
||Psevdongmand Title as Heading
Paper IV- Library Organisation and Managment
- Library Organisation
- Five laws of library Science
- Types of Libraries: Definition need and Objectives
- Detailed study of School Library activities i.e. Library Hour, Class Library, Subject Library, including reading habits amoung students.
- Extension services and Public relations
- Library Associations ILA, IASLI and ALA
- Library Movement in India in the 20th Century
- Library Management
- Sections in a library (Selection, Acquirition processing of books and journals)
- Circulation Systems: Newar and Browne
- Maintenance: Oben Accurs System, Care and Repair (binding) of books and journals, stock Rectification and Verification
- Library Display: Ned, burbose and methods
- Library rules
- Library Statistics, Budgeting
Paper V- Reference Service and Information Science
- Reference Service and Sources
- Reference Service: Need and Purpose
- Ready reference service, Long Range Reference service, Initiation
- Reference Service in School and Public Library
- Organisation of Reference Department qualities of Reference Librarian
- References Sources: Need, Types and Criteria of their evalution
- Evalution of the following sources:
- INB, BNB
- India A Reference Annual
- States, Man's Year Book
- India's Who is Who
- World of learning
- Random House Dictionary
- Oxford Junior Encyclopedia
- Webster's Third New International Dictionary
- Rogot's International Thesaures
- Information Science and Sources
- Information Science Definition, Needs and Purpose
- Information Sources: Primary, Secondary and Tortiary
- Index and Indexing: Need and Purpose study of India Library a Science Abstracts (Insdoc), Indian Science Abstracts (Insdoc), Library and Information Science Abstracts.
- Translation and Reprographic Service: Need and Purpose
- Information and Documentation centres: Insdoc, Nasscloc and Desidoc.
Paper I (Part A) and II: Classification- Theory & Practice
Paper I (Part B) and III: Cataloguing- Theory and Practice
- Rangnathan(S.R.): Elements of Library Classification Ed.3 Bombay Asia. 1962
- Rangnathan(S.R.): Colon Classification Ed.6 (latest reprint) Madras. Sarda Rangnathan Endowment for lib. sc.
- Dewey(Malvil): Devey Dacimal Classification Ed.19 & 20
- Plamer(I.B.) and Wells(AJ): Fundamentals of Library Classification, 1958
- Sayars(WCB): An Introduction to classification Ed. 9. 1955
- Bhargave(G.D.): Granthalaya Bargikarqn. Bhopal, M.P. Hindi Granth Academy, Latest edition
- Champawat(G.S.): Pustakalaya Vargikaran Ke Siddhant Jaipur R.B.S.A.1994
- Krishan Kumar: Theory of Classification Delhi, Vikas Publishing House, 1993
Paper IV: Library Organisation and Administration
- Rangnathan(S.R.): Classified catalogue code with additional rules, for dictionary catalogue code. Ed. 5 Madras, Sarda Rangnathan Endowment for library Science (Latest Reprint)
- Rangnathan(S.R.): Cataloguing: Practice
- Vishwanathan(C.G.): Cataloguing: Theory and Practice. Latest edition
- Dutta(D.N.): An Introduction to library cataloguing, Calcutta World press
- Agrawal(S.S.): Granthalaya Suchikaran, Bhopal, M.P. Hindi Grantha Academy, Latest edition
- Girja Kumar and Krishna Kumar: Suchikaran Ke Siddhant, Delhi, Vikas, 1992
Paper V: Reference Service & Information Science
- Rangnathan(S.R.) Library Administration, Madras, Sarda Rangnathan Endowment for Library Science, Latest reprint
- Rangnathan(S.R.): Library Mannual Ed.2 Madras. Sarda Rangnathan Endowment for Library Science, Latest Reprint
- Mittal(RL): Library Administration, Delhi, Metropolitan Book Co. Latest Edition
- Agrawal(S.S.): Granthalaya Sanchalan Avam Prashashan Ke Sidhant, Agra Mehra
- Singh(Ram Shobhit): Pustakalaya Sanghthan Avam Sanchalan, Patna, Bihar Hindi Granth Academy, Latest Edition
- Rangnathan(S.R.): The five Laws of Library Science. Ed.2 Madras, Sarda Rangnathan Endowment for Library Science. Latest Reprint
- Rangnathan(S.R.): Pustakalaya Vigyan ke Panch Sutra, Tr by C.L. Shamal Jaipur, Rajasthan Hindi Granth Academy, 1980
- Agrawal(S.S.): Granthalaya Avam Samaj: Jaipur BBSA, 1994
- Gaur(PN): Vidyalaya Pustakalaya, Patna, Bihar, Hindi Granth Academy, 1977
- Fargo(L.F.): The Library in the School, Chicgo, ALA, 1959
- Krishan Kumar, Library Administration and Management, Delhi, Vikas Publication House, Latest Reprint
- Rangnathan(S.R.): Reference Service. Ed. Madras, Sarda Rangnathan Endowment for Library Science, Latest Reprint
- Mukharjee(AK) Reference work and its tools, Calcutta, World Press, Latest edition
- Rangnathan(S.R.): Documentation and its facts, Bombay, Asia
- Rangnathan(S.R.): Documentation: Genessis and Development, Bombay Asia
- Bradford(S.C.): Documentation, Ed. 2 Lockwood
- Mukharjee(A.K.): Fundamentals for Special Librarianship and documentation. Calcutta, Iaslic, 1965
- Kamal(K.K.): Documentation and Information science (Hindi). Patna, Janki Prakashan
- Krishan Kumar: Reference service, New Delhi, Viash Publication, House. Latest reprint