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Library & Information Science
Unit 1 : Foundations of Library and Information Science
Five Laws of library Science; Types of Libraries and their functions; Library Movement in Telangana, Important libraries in Telangana; Library legislation in India; Library Extension Services;

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Library Association in India, UK and USA – ILA, IASLIC, SIS, LA and ALA; National & International organizations promoting Library Development-RRRLF, NASSDOC, NISCAIR, DESIDOC, IFLA and UNESCO

Unit 2 : Information, Communication and Society
Data, Information and Knowledge; Information as a Resource / Commodity; Role of Information in Socio-Economic Development; Information Society, Knowledge Society; Knowledge Management;

Information Generation, Collection, Storage and Dissemination; Communication -Channels, Barriers; National Knowledge Commission; Intellectual Property Rights; Copyright; Right to Information Act

Unit 3 : Information Sources
Source of information-Primary , Secondary and Tertiary; Documentary and Non-documentary; Reference Sources- Dictionaries; Encyclopaedias; Geographical Sources; Biographical Sources; Year Books / Almanacs, Directories and Handbooks;

Statistical sources; Bibliographies, Union Catalogues, Indexing and Abstracting Periodicals; Serial Publications; E-Documents – e-Books; E-Journals; Databases-Bibliographic; Numeric; and Full text

Unit 4 : Information Services Information
services- Bibliographic services, Indexing and Abstracting services, CAS, SDI, Document Delivery Services, Referral services; Online Services; User Education and User Studies; Information. Seeking Behaviour and Information Needs; Information Literacy.

Unit 5 : Information Processing (Classification and Cataloguing)
Organization of knowledge/information; Modes of formation of subjects; Library classification-Canons, Laws and Principles; Notation & Mnemonics; Fundamental categories; Call Number; Common isolates; Library classification Schemes-DDC, UDC, and CC;

Library Cataloguing-Canons, Laws and Principles; Library cataloguing codes-CCC and AACR-II; Bibliographic standards: ISBD, MARC and CCF; Indexing-Pre-Coordinate , Post-Coordinate; Vocabulary control – Thesaurus, Lists of Subjects Headings;

Information Storage & Retrieval (ISAR): Search Strategies; Boolean Operators; Evaluation of ISAR

Unit 6 : Library Management
Management-Principles, Functions, Schools of Thought; Organizational Structure; Planning ; Decision making; System study-Analysis, evaluation and design; Collection Development (Books Serials, nonbook, Material)- Principles of book selection; acquisition procedures;

ISBN, ISSN; Maintenance; Preservation & Conservation; Human Resources Management; Financial Management-Resources generation, Budgeting, Cost and Cost-Benefit analysis; PERT, CPM;

Library Buildings, equipment & furniture; Marketing information products and services; Total Quality Management (TQM)

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