JKSSB Cataloguer, Assistant Librarian, Librarian, Junior Librarian Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

J&K Services Selection Board has released the notification for Cataloguer, Assistant Librarian, Librarian, Junior Librarian, & Library Assistant Recruitment in 2021.

In this the article, we cover Syllabi for the posts of Cataloguer, Assistant Librarian, Librarian, Junior Librarian. This syllabus is available on the Official Website of JKSSB. candidates can get the pdf syllabus on Library Academy Mobile App.

JKSSB Cataloguer, Assistant Librarian, Librarian, Junior Librarian, & Library Assistant Syllabus & Exams Pattern.

Note: The candidates are also intimated that there shall be negative marking for wrong answers (-0.25 for each wrong answer) attempted in the said examination.

JKSSB Cataloguer, Assistant Librarian, Librarian, Junior Librarian Syllabus & Exam Pattern

JKSSB Cataloguer, Assistant Librarian, Librarian, Junior Librarian Exams Pattern:

Total Marks=120

Time=02 Hours

Negative Marks: -0.25 for each wrong answer

JKSSB Cataloguer, Assistant Librarian, Librarian, Junior Librarian Exams Syllabus

UNIT -1: 20 Marks

(i) Types of Libraries and their Features

(ii) Role of Libraries in contemporary Society

(iii) Five Laws of Library Sciences

(iv) Library legislations in India

(v) Digital Library

(vi) Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

(vii) National and International Library Associations: ILA, IASLIC, IATLIS, IFLA, FID ALA, ASLIB, etc

(viii) National and intercalation Agencies: UNESCO, OCLC, PRRLF, UGC, INFLIBNET, DELNET etc

(ix) Information Centres, DRTC, ISI, INSDOC (NISCAIR), NASSDOC, DESIDOC, SENDOC, etc

Unit-2: Marks- 20

(i) Basic Terminology: call Number, Class Number, Book Number, Isolates.

(ii) Classification; concept & purpose.

(iii) Types and characteristics of the classification scheme.

(iv) ISBD, ISBN, ISSN; classification schemes.

(v) Features of DDC, UDC, and CC

(vi) Five Fundamental Categories

(vii) Notation: Definition and Purpose

(viii) Library Catalogue; Definition and purpose

(ix) Cannons of Classification and Cataloguing

Unit - 3 |  Marks: 20

(i) Principles of Book Selection

(ii) Selection Tool; Print and Non-Print Materials

(iii) Processing of Documents; Accessioning, Classification, Cataloguing, labelling and shelving

(iv) Difference between catalogue, Accession Register, bibliography and Shelf list.

(v) Serials/ Journals; Selection and procurement

(vi) Book Transaction System: Traditional and Modern

(vii) Stock verification of Books; Methods and Tools

(viii) Weeding Process

Unit-4: Marks: 20

(i) Information sources: Definition, Types and importance;

(ii) Information sources- Primary, Secondary and Tertiary.

(iii) Information Services: Definition and need of reference, documentation and information services.

(iv) Types of Dictionaries, Encyclopaedias

(v) Geographical and Biographical Sources

(vi) Indexing and Abstracting Sources

(vii) Types of Bibliographies

(viii) Bibliographies Sources

Unit-5: Marks 20

(i) Types of Reference service, Ready reference service, Long Rang Reference Service

(ii) Reference Librarian: Role Skills and Competences

(iii) User Education/ Information Literacy Skills

(iv) CAS/SDI

(v) International Information System; INIS, AGRIS, MEDLARS / MEDLINE, INSPEC

(vi) Information Seeking Pattern

Unit -6: Marks - 20

(i) Study of Computer including the concept of Hardware.

(ii) Library Automation Need and Purpose.

(iii) Need for computer applications, Areas of computer applications. Automation in library Management. Software Packages for Library ManagementEssential features

(iv) Computer and its Units, Computer and its classification.

(v) Study of Various operating systems.

(vi) General-purpose application software: Word Processing such as MS-office, lotus.

(vii) Special Purpose application software: CDS/ISIS.

(viii) Library Networking: Needs & Purpose.

(ix) OPAC AND Web-OPAC. 

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