LSM 1.3 : LIBRARY MANAGEMENT

This quiz is useful for the aspirants of Library Science. Students appearing for UGC NET, SLET, KVS Librarian and NVS Librarian and DSSSB Librarian etc. can practice these exams.

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Source: IGNOU B.Lib modules

This quiz is concept oriented. Attempt the quiz and check the explanation given along with answers to get clarity over the concepts. Try to memorize the key words and their definitions and descriptions as they will be useful in understanding the concept of Library Management.

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#1. What is the management technique used while forecasting the library events and operations?

SWOT -Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

The Delphi Technique refers to the systematic forecasting method used to gather opinions of the panel of experts on the problem being encountered, through the questionnaires, often sent through mail.

Simulation Techniques : A computer technique to create a model by assuming General Principles of Management or imitating a particular method, appearance, form or shape.

 

Programme Evaluation Reviewing Technique(PERT) : A computer implemented planning and control system designed to help top management in planning, research, problem solving, decision, making and control of organisational process.

#2. Information and Documentation services like CAS, SDI, Indexing and Abstracting comes under which management technique?

Programme Evaluation Reviewing Technique(PERT): A computer implemented planning and control system designed to help top management in planning, research, problem solving, decision, making and control of organisational process.

CPM: Critical Path Method-A planning and control technique that ;involves the display of a complex project as a network with a one time estimate used for each step in
the project.

Linear Programming : A mathematical simulating’ method and process of calculating, evaluating and programming optimum path of action, process or operation for management consideration

 

Queuing Theory: : A form of probability theory used by management to determine and/or to develop
optimum methods of handling relationships between units, locations, events, facilities or activities to avoid delays

#3. Information about products and services of library comes under which of the following management techniques?

#4. Plan Implementation of Library activties comes under which technique of the Library Management?

Operations Research (OR) : A management function and process of studying organizational activities and problems with the framework of mathematical, statistical and  elated scientific methods or processes in order to develop, test and apply models and methods of planning, forecasting, solving problems and decision making

 

Network Analysis : Planning, scheduling, monitoring and evaluation of systems for management

 

 

#5. Document delivery comes under which management technique?

Linear Programming : A mathematical simulating’ method and process of calculating, evaluating and programming optimum path of action, process or operation for management consideration.

 

Queuing Theory:  A form of probability theory used by management to determine and/or to develop
optimum methods of handling relationships between units, locations, events, facilities or activities to avoid delays

#6. Evaluation of Library operations comes under which management technique?

Zero-based budgeting (ZBB) is a method of budgeting in which all expensesmust be justified for each new period. The process of zero-based budgeting starts from a “zero base,” and every function within an organization is analyzed for its needs and costs

PPBS ( Planning Programming Budgeting Systems) is an integrated management system that places emphasis on the use of analysis for program decision making. The purpose of PPBS is to provide management with a better analytical basis for making program decisions, and for putting such decisions into operation through an integration of the planning, programming and budget functions.

#7. Preparing Library budget comes under which management technique?

#8. The house keeping services and routine operations of library comes under which management technique?

#9. What is the process of determining the skills and knowledge required for performing jobs in the organisation called ?

#10. What is Job Description?

#11. What is astatement of the minimum acceptable qualifications that a person should possess to perform a 'particular job called ?

#12. What is Job Enlargement?

#13. What is Job Enrichment ?

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