Past Papers Collection Development

By Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil

Guess Paper 1: Collection Development Fall – 2020 Past Papers

University Name – Confidential

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q1. Write short notes on the following:
a) Journal b) Publisher c) Acquisition d) Magazine e) Dictionary and Encyclopedia
f) Donation and Gifts g) Antiquarian and out-of-print material

Q2. Describe Library Collection? Elaborate on different types of collection placed in the library

Q3. (a)- Explain the acquisition of Gifts.
(b)-Shed light on the impact of collection development on image building of the library.

Q4. Write an essay on collection development and their organization.

Q5. Explain the Collection Evaluation for a university library.

Q6. Write a detail note on Collection development policy.

Q7. Write short notes on any two of the following.

a) Write-off b)- Weeding of Library material c) Professional ethics

Guess Paper 2: Collection Development  Spring – 2020 Past Papers

University Name – Confidential

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q1. Write short notes on the following:

a) Library material b) CDP c) Exchange program
d) OUT-OF-PRINT Material e) Outsourcin f) Antiquarian material g) Professional ethics

Q2. What is meant by Collection Development Policy(CDP)? Elaborate the importance of CDP in serving the patrons in a far way.

Q3. (a)- Explain the acquisition of electronic resources.
(b)- Discuss the organization of the acquisition department.

Q4. Define book selection tools. High light six local and six international book selection tools each.

Q5. Highlight the importance of electronic resources in the promotion of library culture in the promotion of research.

Q6. Discuss the acquisition process and procedure for books and non- book material.

Q7. Write short notes on any two of the following.

a) Acquiring serials b)- professional Ethics
c) Resource Sharing and Collection Development

Q8 Write an essay on vendor selection.

Guess Paper 3: Collection Development  Spring – 2019 Past Papers

University Name – Confidential

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q.1      Write notes on the followings:

  1. Accession Register References for selection of book
  2. Copyright issues Non-Book Materials
  3. Digital Material                      Public Library
  4. Bibliography Kinds of libraries
  5. Audiovisual material

Q.2      What do you mean from resource sharing?. Describe the advantages of resource sharing among libraries.

Q.3      Discuss Audio-Visual Materials in a Library. How audiovisual materials are arranged in a library.

Q.4      Describe the methodology of the selection of books in various kinds of libraries.

Q.5      Describe steps in the Selection of library collection through allied materials.

Q.6      What do you mean from the evaluation of library collection? Also, explain the process for evaluation of library collection in the Pakistani libraries?

Q.7      Write short notes on the following:

  1. Manuscripts (2) Weeding of books (3) Selection of Bookseller (4) Donation of Library collection
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