Syllabus: MLISc II Semester


UNIT – I: Website Designing and Navigational Tools
Designing Static and Dynamic Library Websites
Designing Mobile Websites
Developing Web Directories, Subject Gateway, and Library Portals
Designing and Developing Library Blogs, RSS Feeds, Wikis and Flickr, etc
Image Creation using Photoshop, CorelDraw, etc.

UNIT – II: Integrated Library Management Systems and Institutional Repositories
Installation and Configuration, Hands on Functional Modules of an Integrated Library
Management System (Open Source)
Web based Library Management Software
Installation and Configuration, Hands on Collection Building using GLI in Local and Web Library Modes and Metadata Creation
Customization of Greenstone Digital Library Software

UNIT – III: Audio and Video Conferencing
Audio Conferencing
Video Conferencing

UNIT – IV: Advanced Searching and Metadata Creation
Downloading MARC 21 Records using Z39.50 Protocol
Federated Search
Creation of Metadata

Recommended Books
1. BATES (Chris). XML in theory and practice. 2003. John Wiley, Chichester.
2. BRADLEY (Phil). How to use web 2.0 in your library. 2007. Facet Publishing, London.
3. COX, (Christopher N). Federated search: solution or setback for online library services. 2006. The Haworth Press, Philadelphia.
4. DONNELLY (V). Designing easy-to-use websites: a hands-on approach to structuring successful websites. 2000. Addison-Wesley, Boston.
5. LOWERY (Joseph W). Dreamweaver MX bible. 2002. Wiley Publishing, Indianapolis.
6. LYNCH (P J) and HORTON (S). Web style guide: basic design principles for creating websites. Ed.3. 2009. Yale University Press, London.
7. McCLELLAND (Deke). Photoshop 7 bible. 2003. Wiley Publishing, New York.
8. SIMMONS (Curt). Microsoft office frontpage 2003 bible with CDROM. 2003. Wiley Publishing, Indianapolis.
9. ULLMAN (Larry). Building a web site with ajax: visual quickpro guide. 2007. Peachpit Press, Berkeley.
10. WITTEN (Ian H), BODDIE (Stefan) and THOMPSON (John). Greenstone digital library user’s guide. 2006. New Zealand Digital Library Project, New Zealand.