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Organisation : Panjab University
Course Name : Master of Library And Information Science (M.Lib)
Service Name : M.Lib 2020-21 Syllabi/ Syllabus
Subject Name : Information Sources & Services (Practice)
Semester : I
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PUCHD M.Lib Syllabi

Syllabi For Master of Library and Information Science (Semester) System 2020-2021.

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Course Details

Semester : I
Paper Code: MLIS 01
Paper Title: Informatoin Sources And Services (Practice)


(i)The theory question paper will be of 80 marks of 3 hours duration and 20 marks will be for internal assessment.
(ii)The syllabus has been divided into four units.

There shall be 9 questions in all. The first question will be compulsory consisting of 15 short answer type questions spread over the whole syllabus to be answered in about 25 to 30 words each.

The candidates will be required to attempt any 10 short answer type questions carrying 20 marks (i.e., 2 marks for each). Rest of the paper shall contain 4 units. Each unit shall have two questions of 15 Marks each, and the candidates shall be given internal choice of attempting one question from each Unit.


Unit – I: Evaluation of the following Information sources:
** Oxford English Dictionary.
** Webster’s New International Dictionary.
** Peter Roget’s International Thesaurus.
** Harrod’s Librarian Glossary and reference book.
** McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific Terms.

** New Encyclopaedia Britannica.
** Encyclopedia Americana.
** International Encyclopaedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
** McGraw-Hill Encyclopaedia of Science and Technology.
** Encyclopaedia of Library and Information Science (Marcel Dekker).
** CREDO Reference.

Biographical Dictionaries:
** India Who’s Who.
** International Who’s Who.
** Dictionary of National Biography (UK and India).
** Webster’s Biographical Dictionary.

Unit – II: Evaluation of the following Information sources
Gazetteers/Geographical Dictionaries:
** Columbia Gazetteer of the World.
** Gazetteer of India (New volumes after Independence).
** Fodor’s India.

Year Books:
** The Europa world Yearbook.
** The Stateman’s Year book.
** India: A Reference Annual.
** World’s Fact Book.
** Whitaker’s Almanac.
** Universities Handbook: India.
** Commonwealth Universities Yearbook.
** The Europa World of Learning.

Statistical Sources:
** Census of India.
** UNO Statistical Abstracts.
** Statistical Year book: India

Unit – III: Evaluation of the following Information sources:
** British National Bibliography.
** Indian National Bibliography.

Indexing and abstracting services:
** Library & Information Science Abstract (LISA)
** Library Information Science Technology Abstract (LISTA)
** PubMed
** Indian Science Abstract
** Chemical Abstract Service
** ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) (A&I).

Unit – IV: Evaluation of the following Information sources
** EBSCOhost.
** ProQuest

** Science Direct.
** PubMed Central.
** BioMed Central.
** Education Resources Information Centre (ERIC).
** Open Government Data (OGD).
** United Nations iLibrary database.
** Patent Information System (PIS)
** National Portal of India.

** National Digital Library of India (NDLI).
** E-Shodh Sindhu.
** arXiv.
** E-LIS.

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