UGC NET June 2012 Syllabus for Library and Information Science
UGC NET Library and Information Science Syllabus 2012
Code No. 59
Subject: Library and Information Science
There will be two question papers. UGC NET Library Information Science Paper II will cover 50 Multiple Choice Questions (Multiple choice, Matching type, True and False, Assert-Reasoning type) carrying 100 marks and UGC NET Library Information Science Paper III will have two Parts-A and B.
Part-A will have 10 short essay type questions (300 words) carrying 16 marks each. There will be one question from each unit with internal choice from the same unit.
Total marks will be 160. Part-B will be compulsory and Questions will be set from Unit-I to Unit-X. The candidate will attempt one question from Part-B (800 words) carrying 40 marks. Total marks of UGC NET Library Information Science Paper III will be 200.
UGC NET Library Information Science Paper II and Paper III (Part A & B)
Information: Information Science, Information Society.
Information as a Resource/Commodity.
Information Transfer Cycle: Generation, Collection, Storage and Dissemination.
Role of information in Planning, Management. Socio-economic Development.
Technology transfer Communication: Channels, barriers.
Intellectual Property Rights: Concept, Copyright, Censorship-Print and Non-print Media.
Library and Information Policy at the National Level.
Laws of Library Science.
Library Resource Sharing and Networking.
Library Movement and Library Legislation in India.
Library Extension Services.
Library and Information Science Education in India.
Library and Information Profession.
Library Associations in India, UK and USA: ILA, IASLIC, IATLIS. SIS, LA, ASLIB, SLA and ALA.
Library Associations Organisations at International level: FID, IFIA and UNESCO.
Sources of Information: Primary, Secondary and Tertiary-Documentary and Non-documentary.
Reference Sources: Encyclopaedias, Dictionaries, Geographical Sources, Biographical Sources, Year-books/Almanacs, Directories, and Handbooks, Statistical (salient features and evaluation).
Bibliographical Sources: Bibliographies, Union Catalogues, Indexing and Abstracting Journals (salient features and evaluation) E-documents, E-books. E-Journals.
Databases: Bibliographic, Numeric/and Full text-Evaluation.
Reference and Information services, Referral Service.