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#1. Publishing agencies fall under three broad categories: What are those?

Publishing agencies fall under three broad categories

i) Trade Publishing Houses /Companies, Booksellers and Others; they publish
books of all varieties;periodicals and serials; bibliographical publications such as indexing publications, abstracting publications, reviews, etc.

ii) Not-for-Profit Publishers: Learned societies, professional bodies, etc. These publishing agencies concentrate on publishing Scholarly and research journals Conference proceedings Technical reports.

iii) Government agencies: Ministries, Departments, Directorates, and such other
agencies: .
books, monographs, reports, periodicals, serials, and
secondary publications are brought out by government agencies and institutions.

#2. Identify the selection aides from the options given below:

The six general categories of selection aides are:

1.Current lists of books which are produced in the form of pam phlets, bulletins,leaflets, announcement folders, etc.

2.Catalogues and bibliographies.

3.National bibliographies.

4.Subject bibliographies.


5.Current reviews.

6.Special lists that give data on books recommended or booksellers, or core
publications in a particular area or discipline.

#3. What is ISBN?

#4. Identify the current lists from the below given options:

#5. Examples of of primary bibliographies are:

#6. Who defined the term National Bibliography as "A list of books, periodicals, and of their reprographs published in a country or on the country, or the citizens of the country, or in the language of the country, or written by any citizen of the country irrespective of the country of publication"?

#7. Which classification scheme has been used in the arrangement of entries in the classified section of The Indian National Bibliography?

The Indian National Bibliography (INB) is a classified list of current Indianpublications in all the major Indian languages and English. INB is compiled from thematerials received at the National Library under the Delivery of Books and Newspapers Act, 1954 (as amended in 1956 to include newspaper).

#8. Which classification scheme has been used in the arrangement of entries in the classified section of The British National Bibliography?

#9. Identify the publications exclusively devoted to book reviews.

Both are American Publications

#10. Expand computer-output-microfilm COM?


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