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BLII-013: Information Sources and Library Services

By Dr. Archana Shukla   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University
The course deals with information sources and library services. It gives detailed information about categories of information sources and how to evaluate them.

Learners enrolled: 905

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 01 Jun 2020
End Date :
Exam Date :
Category :
  • Library and Information Sciences
  • Level : Diploma

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1

    Unit 1 - CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION SOURCES

       Primary Information Source

    Reading list of primary sources

    Week 2

    Quiz:  Primary Sources of Information

    Categorization of Information Sources

    Non documentary sources of information

    Week 3

    Unit 2 - TYPES OF INFORMATION SOURCES

    Secondary sources of Information

       Tertiary Information Sources 

       Geographical Sources of Information

       Quiz:  Secondary Sources of Information

    Week 4

      Biographical Information Sources

    Directories as Information Sources

    Dictionaries as Information Sources

       Statistical Information Sources 

       Encyclopaedia as Source of Information

       Quiz : Non-Documentary Sources of Information

    Week 5

      Ready Reference Sources

       Indexing and Abstracting Periodicals

       Bibliographical Sources & Information

    Quiz : Tertiary Sources

       Unit 3 - CIRCULATION SERVICES

       Circulation Work in Libraries

       RFID in Libraries

    Week 6

    Quiz : Statistical Sources of Information

    Unit 4 - REFERENCE SERVICES

    Reference Services

    Marketing of Library and information Services

       Resources Sharing Among Libraries

    Week 7

      Unit 5 - AWARENESS SERVICES

       Awareness Services

       Reference Query Services

       Reference Sources for Special Library

       Reference Sources for Academic Libraries

       Reference Sources for Public Library

    Week 8

      Activities and Services of the INFLIBNET Centre, Part - I

      Activities and Services of the INFLIBNET Centre, Part - II

      Activities and Services of the INFLIBNET Centre, Part - III

      Activities and Services of the INFLIBNET Centre, Part - IV

    Week 9

      Unit 6 - USER ORIENTATION

       Library Services

    Week 10

      Internet as Source of Information, Part - I

       Internet as Source of Information, Part - II

    Week 11

      National Library of India : A journey

       National Mission on Library

       Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation

    Week  12

      Role of Internet in Library Services

       Electronic Information Sources

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Dr. Archana Shukla

    Indira Gandhi National Open University
    Dr. Archana Shukla is a Reader in the Faculty of Library and Information Science. She has M.A. (English), Masters and Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi. Her areas of interest include Management of Library and Information Centres, Information Consolidation and Repackaging, Academic Library System, Classification and Cataloguing. She has many research papers and articles to her credit. She has ten years of teaching experience and two years of administrative experience in library, as Assistant Librarian.

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