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#1. What is the other name for the basic entry?

#2. In which system, Added Entries also carry all the' details of a book as in a Main Entry?

#3. Entries like `References' and `Analytical Entries' are provided in a catalogue to fulfill..

`save the time of the user’ s

#4. What approach is to find whether a book or document whose title is known to us is available in the library?

#5. What approach is to find whether a book or document written by a particular author is available or not?

#6. What approach is to find the available literature on a particular subject of our interest in the library?

#7. A user may be very anxious to read a new document published in a series the moment it is acquired by the library. This approach of the user is known as ....

#8. What is the standard size of a library catalogue card ?

#9. The heading section/leading section both in dictionary and classified catalogue starts from ...

The indention lines are drawn mainly to maintain clarity and to distinguish one line from another line while recording the details of a document in the form of a catalogue entry. For the convenience of user the details of a document are recorded in different paragraphs. Each paragraph starts from second indention (i.e., second red line) and continues from first indention (i.e., first red line) in the description. However, in the case of the Main line the starting indentions for heading differ between main and added entries. The heading section/leading section both in dictionary and classified catalogue starts from first indention (First red line). But heading continues from second indention in dictionary catalogue and from first indention again in classified catalogue.

#10. "The complete catalogue record of an item, presented in the form by which the entry is to be uniformly identified and cited" is the definition for?

#11. Who said that Main Entry is the entry, which gives maximum information about a document?

#12. Who defined "An entry, additional to the main entry, by which an item is represented in a catalogue; a 'secondary entry".?

#13. Who defines that an added entry is an "Entry other than main entry"?

#14. What is another name for Unit Card system?

#15. Who said "many people believe that when multiple access points are readily available, and when the bibliographic description is complete by itself, there is no need to designate one, of the access points as the “main” one?

#16. Identify the catalogue code form the following.

#17. Who prepared British Museum Code?

Rules prepared by Panizzi for cataloguing books of the British Museum (now called the British Library) and published in 1841 under the title “Rules for Compiling the Catalogues in the Department of Printed Books” are known as British Museum Code.

#18. Who prepared Rules for a Dictionary Catalogue?

#19. What was the first complete code for a Dictionary Catalogue?

#20. When was the revised Code of AACR-1known now as AACR-2 published ?

Revision of AACR-l was taken up in 1974 by a joint committee of representatives of the national libraries and national library associations of Canada, United Kingdom and United States of America. They wanted to standardize and reconcile the practices of those countries. Further, they wanted a wider international base for AACR so that other countries may also follow the Code. The revised Code known now as AACR-2 was published in 1978. But major national libraries had not followed it till January 1981. Revised edition of AACR-2 was published in 1988.


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