What Is Library Science?

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  • 1. 

    The Term ‘Cyberspace’ was first used by?

    • A.

      Andrew Pollack

    • B.

      William Gibsom

    • C.

      Johan Postal

    • D.

      Joe Flower

    Correct Answer
    B. William Gibsom
    Explanation
    William Gibson is credited with coining the term "cyberspace" in his 1984 novel, Neuromancer. The term refers to the virtual space where computer networks and digital communication take place. Gibson's novel popularized the concept of cyberspace and greatly influenced the perception and understanding of the internet and virtual reality.

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  • 2. 

    RFID technology is used in?

    • A.

      Acquisition

    • B.

      Serial Control

    • C.

      Circulation Control

    • D.

      OPAC

    Correct Answer
    C. Circulation Control
    Explanation
    RFID technology is used in circulation control. Circulation control refers to the management and tracking of library materials as they are borrowed, returned, and moved within the library. RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags are attached to library items and can be scanned by RFID readers to quickly and accurately identify and track the items. This technology allows for efficient check-in and check-out processes, inventory management, and security control in libraries.

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  • 3. 

    What is the collection of terms or records in MARC called ?

    • A.

      System

    • B.

      Network

    • C.

      Website

    • D.

      Database

    Correct Answer
    D. Database
    Explanation
    The collection of terms or records in MARC is called a database. A database is a structured set of data that is organized and stored in a computer system. In the context of MARC, which stands for Machine-Readable Cataloging, a database is used to store and manage bibliographic information, allowing for efficient searching and retrieval of records.

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  • 4. 

    In which year did A. W. Borden start a refresher course for librarians in India ?

    • A.

      1905

    • B.

      1910

    • C.

      1912

    • D.

      1913

    Correct Answer
    B. 1910
    Explanation
    A.W. Borden started a refresher course for librarians in India in 1910.

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  • 5. 

    What is the full form of IATLIS ?

    • A.

      International Association of Trade Unions of Library Science

    • B.

      Indian Association of Teachers in Library & Information Science

    • C.

      Indian Airlines Technical Lower Intelligence Services

    • D.

      Indian Air Traffic Light, Information and Signal

    Correct Answer
    B. Indian Association of Teachers in Library & Information Science
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Indian Association of Teachers in Library & Information Science." This is the most appropriate option as it aligns with the context of the question, which is asking for the full form of IATLIS. The other options do not relate to library science or information science, making them incorrect.

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  • 6. 

    What is the full form of IATLIS ?

    • A.

      International Association of Trade Unions of Library Science

    • B.

      Indian Association of Teachers in Library & Information Science

    • C.

      Indian Airlines Technical Lower Intelligence Services

    • D.

      Indian Air Traffic Light, Information and Signal

    Correct Answer
    B. Indian Association of Teachers in Library & Information Science
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Indian Association of Teachers in Library & Information Science. This is the most appropriate full form for IATLIS as it aligns with the field of library and information science and indicates that the association is specifically for teachers in this field. The other options do not relate to library and information science or teaching in this area.

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