Answer all problems
What do you understand by database approach? How is access to databases different from access to traditional computer files? Describe the features of a database.
Discuss basic difference between 'data structures’ and 'file structures' and describe their use in the physical design of a database.
Differentiate information retrieval from data retrieval. Discuss strategy for effective and efficient search.
Enumerate and describe the steps involved in a database search.
Discuss rationale and advantages associated with a computerized acquisition sub system in a library. Describe the basic operations involved and the files necessary for the purpose.
describe the functions and advantages of a computerized circulation module.
What do you understand by news filtering services? describe various modes of providing such services.
Discuss the need for digitization in a library. describe the steps involved in the process.
prepare brief notes on the following:
a) Digital Reference Service
b) File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
c) Internet Security
d) Extensible Mark-up Language (XML)