West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) Written Examination Syllabus For the Post of Librarian

West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) Written Examination Syllabus For the Post of Librarian

Written Examination: Library & Information Science

Unit I: Library, Information & Society

Library as a Social Institution, Library movement, Role of Libraries in formal and informal Education; Types of Libraries: National, Public, Academic & Special; Laws of Library Science; Information Society: Its evolution and implications; Freedom of access to information: Intellectual property rights, copyright, censorship; Extension & Community Information Services; Library Legislation in India; Professional Associations: Roles and Activities

Unit II: Library Management

Library Planning; Collection Management: Document Selection, Ordering, Processing & Weeding
Library Committee: Library Rules and Regulations; Human Resource Management; Office Management; Financial Management: Budget and Budgetary Control; Library Statistics and Annual Report; Library Standards; Library Maintenances: Shelving, Stock Verification & Conservation.

Unit III: Knowledge Organization and Information Processing: Library Classification Library Cataloguing

Classification: Its Nature, Purpose and Function; Knowledge Classification and Document Classification; Subjects and their formation: Universe of Subjects, Modes of formation of Subjects etc.; General Theory of Classification: Normative Principles and their Application, Standard Schemes of Library Classification; Trends in Library Classification; Library Cataloguing: Canons, and Principles- Types, Purpose and their Physical forms; Different Kinds of Entries and rules for Filling Entries; Principles of Subject Cataloguing: Assigning Subjects Headings using Library of Congress Subject- Headings & Sear’s List of Subject Headings etc.; Cataloguing Standards: ISBD, ISBN, ISSN, Computerized Cataloguing- MARC, UNIMARC, CCF; Recent trends in Cataloguing.

Unit IV: Information Sources, Services and Systems

Reference and Information Sources: Documentary, non- documentary sources-Evaluation of reference sources; Users of Information: Types, Character tics, need and study of users; Organization of Information: Abstracting and Abstracts Indexing Languages; Information Centers: Different levels of Information Centers (International, National, Regional & Local); Information Systems: Structure and Services of Information Systems; Library as an Information System; Information Services: Need and Types of Reference, Documentation & Information Services.

Unit V: Basics of Computers Application in Libraries

Components of Computer System; Generation and Types of Computers; Hardware and Software; Deta Storage Media; Operating System and their Types; DOS and Windows; File Creation; Application Software; Computer Networking; Library and Information Networks.

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  1. anjana dey says:

    date of examination for the post of librarian

  2. palash kundu says:

    date of exam.for the post of librarian.

  3. shiv says:

    when s the exam for librarians (wbssc)?

  4. Manas Kumar Chakraborty says:

    Please tell me which I use pen or penil ? of group D exam ( Peon )

  5. Subrata says:

    Please send me question pattern for B.LIBS….

  6. sajal says:

    when will hold the exam of librarians?

  7. chandrachur says:

    I want to know the date of examination f librarian post

  8. Munmun Das says:

    Please tell me the date of librarian exam.And also send me question pattern of librarian post

  9. jayatri says:

    plz, kindly let me know the examination date of post LIBRARIAN, thank u, waiting for ur kind reply

  10. Neeraj kr Maharaj says:

    please tell me pattan of librarian post exam.

  11. Rumpa says:

    Please Send me School Service Commission question Paper ‘Librarian’2010.


    send me math(hon/pg) previous question paper

  13. Shankar Adhikary says:

    Please Send me the Previous question Paper of Librarian Exam-2010. and kindly tell me the temptative date of lib. Exam-2011-12

  14. Shankar Adhikary says:

    Please Send me the Previous question Paper of Librarian Exam-2010.

  15. Rakhi sinha says:

    I want to know the date of 2nd regional level selection test for librarian.

  16. previous year question papers of librarianship 2010 says:

    I want question papers on librarionship wbssc exam 2010

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