Section A: Answer the given problems in not more than 1000 words each.
problem 1: What is the requirement for bibliographic formats and standards? Describe the structure of a MARC record.
problem 2: Describe the parameters for assessing a library automation software package.
problem 3: What do you mean by the term Electronic Document Delivery Service (EDDS)? Describe its working in detail.
Section B: Answer the given problems in not more than 500 words each.
problem 4: State the requirement and main aim of the library automation.
problem 5: Illustrate the benefits and drawbacks of in-house retrospective conversion.
problem 6: describe the functions of an automated acquisition system in a library.
problem 7: Define the term SDI service. Describe the components of SDI systems?
problem 8: Define the term search strategy. Describe various search methods for effective searching.
problem 9: Describe the factors to be considered for assessing a bibliographic database.