Time: 3 Hours; Marks: 60
Library Governance, Security, Finance & Budget.
Infrastructure of Library - Physical Infrastructure, Library space, Computing Infrastructure.
Acquisition - Policies, Type of materials – books, non - book, non-print, digital selection criteria, methods of acquisition (traditional, online), accessioning, records maintenance.
Serials Management - Policies, selection criteria, methods of subscription and procurement, e-journals, binding of periodicals, access to back volumes of e-journals, records maintenance.
Circulation-policies, issue/return systems, reservation.
Storage and Maintenance - Binding, Preservation – Electronic preservation, Inventory control, Stock Verification, and Weeding out.