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Syllabus for the Post of Jr. Librarian / Library Assistant | JKSSB

Government of Jammu and Kashmir
Services Selection Board
Sehkari Bhawan Rail Head Complex, Jammu

  1. It is for the information of all the candidates who have applied for the posts advertised vide Advertisement Notification No 05 of 2017, that the items /syllabi are as such being annexed herewith.
  2. 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.
  3. This advance notice is for the purpose of intimation to the concerned candidates only.

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Jammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board – JKSSB

Jammu & Kashmir Services Selection Board
Jr. Librarian / Library Assistant
Multiple Choice Based Written test
Reference Guidelines and Syllabus
120 Marks/120 Minutes

Unit-I Marks 20

  • Types of Libraries and their Features
  • Role of Libraries in contemporary Society
  • Five Laws of Library Sciences
  • Library legislation in different states of India
  • Intellectual Property Rights( IPR)
  • National and International Library Associations: ILA, IASLIC, IATLIS, SIS IFLA, FID ALA, ASLIB SLA etc.
  • National and intercalation Agencies : UNESCO, OCLC, PRRLF, UGC, INFLIBNET, DELNET ,etc
  • Information Centers, DRTC, ISI, INSDOC( NISCAIR),NASSDOC, DESIDOC, SENDOC, etc

Unit-II Marks 20

  • Basic Terminology: call Number, Class Number, Book Number, Isolates
  • Classification; concept, purpose and species
  • Features of DDC, UDC, and CC
  • Five Fundamental Categories
  • Notation: Definition and Purpose
  • Library Catalogue; Definition and purpose
  • OPAC AND WebOPAC
  • Cannons of Classification and Cataloguing

Unit-II Marks 20

  • Principles of Book Selection
  • Selection Tool; Print and Non-Print Materials
  • Processing of Documents; Accessioning, Classification,
  • Cataloguing labeling and shelving
  • Serials/ Journals; Selection and procurement
  • Book Transaction System: Traditional and Modern
  • Stock verification of Books; Methods and Tools
  • Weeding Process

Unit-IV Marks 20

  • Information Sources: Print and No- Print ; Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sources
  • Types of Dictionaries, Encyclopedias
  • Geographical and Biographical Sources
  • Indexing and Abstracting Sources
  • Types of Bibliographies
  • Bibliographies Sources

Unit-V Marks 20

  • Types of Reference service ,Ready reference service, Long Rang Reference Service
  • Reference Librarian: Role Skills and Competences
  • User Education/ Information Literacy Skills

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