LIBRARY CLASSIFICATION THEORY Question paper

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ganeshbala

BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE

Term-End Examination

BLS-3 : LIBRARY CLASSIFICATION THEORY

Time: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 70
Note : Answer all questions. All questions carry equal marks. Illustrate your answers with suitable examples and diagrams, wherever necessary. Write the relevant question number before writing the answer.

June 20007

1.1 Explain the following concepts with suitable examples :
(i) Basic, Compound and Complex subjects
(ii) Enumerative and Faceted Classification Systems

OR

I.2 What are the different ways in which documents can be arranged in a library ? Which will be the best way suited for an academic library ? Justify your answer.

2.1 Discuss the importance of study of universe of subjects in library classification and explain the different modes of formation of subjects.

OR

2.2 What is meant by 'mnemonics' ? Discuss the different types of mnemonics found in Colon Classification Scheme.

3.1 Discuss the different devices employed in Colon Classification System with the help of suitable examples.

OR

3.2 "Notation in UDC system is hospitable, expressive and highly synthetic." Explain the statement with examples.

4.1 Discuss the role of societies and research groups in the development of library classification.

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4.2 Discuss the salient features of different versions of Colon Classification.

5.0 Write short notes on any three of the following (in about 300 words each) :
(a) Internet and Library Classification
(b) Laws of Library Science vis-a-vis universe of subjects
(c) Systems approach to Fundamental Categories
(d) Kinds of Phase Relations
(e) Call Number

ganeshbala

BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE

Term-End Examination

BLS-3 : LIBRARY CLASSIFICATION THEORY

Time: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 70
Note : Answer all questions. All questions carry equal marks. Illustrate your answers with suitable examples and diagrams, wherever necessary. Write the relevant question number before writing the answer.

December, 2005

1.1 Define the following concepts with suitable examples :
(i) Attributes and Characteristics
(ii) Array and Chain
(iii) Discipline and Subject
OR
1.2 What are the different approaches adopted by users to find information in a library ? Discuss the role of library classification in meeting the subjeci approach towards information.

2.1 Differentiate between descriptive and dynamic theories of library classification. Describe the contribution of S.R Ranganathan towards the developmenot of dynamic theory of library classification.
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2.2 Define Common Isolates. Discuss the use of Common Isolates in UDC.

3.1 "Postulational approach is the base of an analytico-synthetic scheme of classification." Comment.
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3.2 Explain the concept of phase relation with appropriate examples from different schemes of library classification.

4.1 Describe in detail, the characteristic features of notation in C.C.
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4.2 Make a comparative siudy of the provisions in DDC edition 19 with those in DDC 20.

5.0 Write short notes on any three of the following (in about 300 words each) :
(a) Common auxiliaries
(b) Phase relation
(c) Depth schedules
(d) Current trends in library classification
(e) Fission

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