Result of competitions held during Library week (04 Nov to 20 Nov 2013)

Book Review Writing Competition

Class VI

Ist Position     -   Miss Megha Dinesh
2nd Position   -   Miss Anaswara T
3rd Position   -   Miss Nynika Sunil

Class VII

Ist Position     -   Master Saurav P
2nd Position   -   Miss Ayana Dinesh
3rd Position   -   Miss Arya Babu

 Library Book Mark Card Making Competition

Class IV

Ist Position     -   Miss Amritha S
2nd Position   -   Miss Hiba
3rd Position   -   Miss Mansha

Class V

Ist Position     -   Miss Alaika Anil
2nd Position   -   Miss Panjami
3rd Position   -   Miss Soorya Gayathri

 Class VI

Ist Position     -   Miss Gayathri Sudheer
2nd Position   -   Miss Aswathi Vinod
3rd Position   -   Miss Srenna

Class VII

Ist Position     -   Master Anupam
2nd Position   -   Miss Aswani Raj
3rd Position   -   Miss Ayana Dinesh

 Quiz  Competition

Ist Position     -   Raman House
2nd Position   -   Tagore House
3rd Position   -    Shivaji & Ashoka House


Quiz Competition on Library Week

1.        Which state of india have longest coastel area          -           Gujarat

2.        Kalinga, the war place of King Ashoka , now situated in which state      -Orissa

3.        Who is the last guru of Sikh religion     -           Guru Gobind Singh(10th)

4.        Which is the hardest part of human body      -           Teeth enamel

5          Who was the Political Guru of Mahatma Gandhi     -           Gopala Krishna Ghokhale

6.        who is known as Father of Internet      -           Vinton Surf

7          Who is called Father of nation of America -   George Washington

8.        Who is the father of Indian Space programme         -           Vikram Ambalal Sarabai

9          The Indian who got Bharat Ratna (highest civilian award of India ) & Nishan –e-Pakistan (highest civilian award of
Pakistan        -           Moraji Desai

10.      Name the  largest exhibition ground in India -           Pragati Maidan, Delhi   
11.      Which country apart fom India celebeate its Independence day on 15 Aug    -South korea (1948) & Republic of Kongo (1960)

12       According to tradition . the thee N’s that an Indian Army soldier can die for are,  Naam (Name), Namak (Salt) and   
________     -           Nishan (Flag)

13.      How many players should be in a Hand ball team    -   07

14.      Which fish is known as dangerous /horror fish         -     Pirana

15.      Where is the largest library in India situated -  National Libray in Kolkata

16.      Where will be the next World cup football will conduct     -    Brazil (2014)

17       Das Capital is written by   -     Karl Marx

18.      The God of Small things is witten by  -   Arundhati Roy (Booker prize -1997)

19.      War and Peace is written by   -    Leo Tolstoy (Russia)

20.      A Tale of two cities written by   -   Charles Dickens

21.      Land of thousand Lake   -   Finland

22.      Which country is known as play ground of Europe  -  Switzerland

23.      Longest Dam in India   -  Hirakud (Orissa- Mahanadi)

24.      Which is the largest island in the world   -  Green land

25.      Oldest national flag is belongs to which country   -     Denmark

26.      Which county’s national flag has its own map    -    cyprus

27.      Which country’s national flag has only one colour   -    Libiya (green)

28.      Which country’s national flag has not in the shape of square or rectangle  -   Nepal      

29.      National Sports day   -  Aug 29 (Birthday of Dyan Chand)

30.      National Science day celebrates on  -  28 Feb

31.      When we celebrated national Education Day  -  11 Nov

32.      When we celebrates National Hindi Divas   -   Sep 14

33.      Full form of ESMA  -   Essential Services Maintenance Act

34       Full form of GAIL    -   Gas Authority of India Limited

35       full form of LTTE     -   Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam

36       Full form of NHRC  -   National Human Right Commission

37       Among the six field  the Nobel prize given , in which one was not paid by the endowment set up by Dr. Alfred
Nobel     -  Economics (Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Peace & Literature)

38       Name the supersonic cruise missile made by India & Russia         -
 Bhramos ( Bhramaputra river & Moscova river)

39       The last Supper is a painting of    -   Leonardo da Vinci (Italy)

40       Edmond Hilari who conquered the Everest Mountain belongs to which country     -  Newziland (1953 may 29 8848M)

 41       Name the student social organisation which starts on the 100th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi   -   National
Service Scheme (NSS)

42.      Who is known as Indian Shakespeare  -   Kalidasan

43.      Who is the first Indian who got first Individual gold medal in Olympics   -  Abinav Bindra (10m Air riffle) 

44.      First Non congress government Prime Minister of india    -   Moraji Desai(1977-79)
45.      Who is the first Indian became the Miss World   -   Reeta Faia 1966

46.      The famous musician Bismillah Khan associated with which musical instrument   -   Shehanaye
47.      Which is the smallest parliament constituency in India   -  Lakshadweep

48       In India which is the highest award given for Literature    -   Gyan Peth Award

 Choose Any One Answer

1  In which city Kumbh  festvaL never held    -  Nasik, Hrishikesh, Prayag, Ujjain

2  Which veda deals with medical science       -   Rigveda. Samveda, Atharv veda, Yajurveda

3   Where did Lord Budda get Nirvana     -   Lumbibi, Bodh Gaya, Kushinagar, Ujjain    
4   Nautanki is the performing art of which state      -     Rajastan. UP, Gujarath, Jharkhand

5  Who was the first lady recipient of Bharatratna      - Sarojini Naidu, Indhira Ghandhi, Mother Teresa, MS Subhalaxmi

6  Name the first state of  free India which was formed on linguistic basis  -   TN, Andhra Pradesh, Panjab, Gujarath       
7  Lucknow city is situated in the bank of the which river     -     Ganga, Jamuna, Gomati, Narmada

8   National Institute of Oceanography situated in which state   -   Goa, TN, Gujarat, Kerala
9   Who,s quotation is this  – “The sun,  the moon and the truth cannot hide for long    -    Swami Vivekananda, Buddha,
Mahatma Gandhi,  srirama krishna paramahansa

10  Vidya Amritamashnute is the logo of which organisation    -   CBSE, ,Indian National Science Academy, NCERT
,National Council of Teachers Education 

11   The Pime Minister who wrote the work "The Insider"   -   Lal Bahadur Sastri, IK Gujral, PV Naasimha Rao, AB

12   Which organisation uses a reporting system called “The Guardian”  to track terrorist threats    -    Natinal Investigation
Agency(NIA), Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI), Israel Commandos, Indian Marine Commandos

13   Which was the first country to host two football world cups     -    Brazil, Mexico. West Germany, France           

14   Ortographobia is a fear of what    -   Fear of Ghost, Fear of spelling mistakes , Fear of   dreams, Fear of flowers

15   Which was the first film in which Amitabh Bacchan sang  playback     -    Dostana, Mr. Natwarlal, Amar Akbar
Antony,Hera Pheri

16    In Olypics  symbel , there are 5 rings with 5 colours . Which colour represent s  Asia    -  Yellow  (America- Red
,Ausralia- Green , Europe- Blue, Africa-Black)

Library Week 2013 ( 04 Nov to 20 Nov )

Programmes :

(a)  Book Fair by New Light Publishers, Trivandrum ( 05 & 06 Nov )

(b)   Quiz Competition   - 08 Nov 2013

(c)   Book Mark Making Competition -  11 Nov to 15 Nov 2013

(d)   Book Review Writing Competition - 18 & 19 Nov 2013

9th All India Kendriya Vidyalaya Child Art Exhibition - 2013

1. Rules and Regulations

1. Subject:  Golden  Jubilee Celebrations of KVS or KVS 50 years journey, values like showing respect to the elders, teacher's day Celebrations, Scenery, Any Festival, Afforestation and its benefits, City scene or village scene, National Integration, Wildlife, International Peace, Go green, Global Warming and its effects, School activities/Celebrations, Population Explosion, Scout Campfire or any other Scout activity, Sports and Games or Any other topic the child likes (topic is open)

2.Size:   1/4th or 1/2 of the drawing sheet (11x14 inches and 14x22 inches size0. Other sizes are not accepted.

3. Medium :   Any medium (water colours, crayons, oil pastes, poster colours etc.) except pencil.

Five Laws of Library Science

By S.R. Ranganathan, The Father of Library Science 1931
Books are for Use
Every Reader his/her Book
Every Book its Reader
Save the Time of the Reader
The Library is a growing Organism


                  In a Library there are two types of information sources are available. They are (A) Documentary sources and (B) Non- Documentary Sources.

(A)       Documentary Sources:-        All sources in the form of documents are documentary sources. A Selective list of documentary sources are given below:-

(1)        Treatises:-     It is a long and serious piece of writing on a particular subject. It is considered as a secondary source of information.

(2)        Monograph:-  It presents a detailed study on a single subject, class of subjects, or a person and is usually accompanied with a bibliography.Some publishers bring out monograph series as well.

(3)        Textbooks:-    A text book is a book that is used by students as a standard work for a particular branch of study.It uses in schools, colleges, universities to update the knowledge, prepare class notes, clarify doubts etc.

(4)        Reference Books:-     It used to find answers of queries.

(5)        Dictionaries:- A list of words of a language in alphabetical order and explains what they mean or gives a word for them in a foreign language. In monolingual dictionary , we get the meaning, definition, explanation etc of a word in the same language in which the dictionary is written. In bilingual dictionary we will get the meaning of a English word in one other language (Eg. English – Bengali). In Multilingual dictionaries we gets meaning of a word in different languages.

(6)        Thesauri:-       It gives a particular word which is best suited for  a particular context. So it is defined as a book that list words in group of synonyms and related concepts.

(7)        Encyclopedias:-          It contains informative articles of varying length ranging from a few lines to hundred pages or more There are two types of encyclopedias are there, ie General encyclopedias which categorized by volume, subject and user. The other type is Subject encyclopedias and which devoted  to a particular subject like physics or more that subject like science and technology. Some of these enclopedias are in one volume and are in two or more volumes.

(8)        Handbooks:-  It is small enough to held in the hand and are meant for practitioners and includes formulas, definitions, values of various constants, and so on which are required by practitioners. It is always devoted to a particular subject or subjects.

(9)        Manuals :       A manual is a book that gives instructions about how to use a machine and many other things.

(10)      Data Books and Tables:-      These are mostly used by statical and metrological departments for making datas in tabular forms for publications.

(11)      Catalogues:-   The catalogue holds bibliographic information about millions and millions of books emanated all over the world.

(12)      Bibliographies:-         A bibliography is a list of documents arranged in some logical order. An entry in a bibliography provides information about the author, title, edition, collaborators, imprint, collation etc of a book.

(13)      Directories:-   A directory lists names of person, institutions or organizations of a particular area.

(14)      Yearbooks:-   A yearbook, as the name suggests appears annually and updates information every year. They are various types and are categorized as, general and subject oriented, national, regional and international. The yearbooks portray the development in the particular subject during the preceding year.

(15)      Almanacs:-     It is an annual calendar containing important dates and statical information such as astronomical data. The various almanacs published in our country provide data in chronological order of all the days of the year.

(16)      Biographical Dictionaries:-   Biographical dictionaries are three types: Who is Who, Who was Who and a combination of both.

(17)      Maps:-            A map is a sheet of paper or similar material on which the earth’s surface, or part of it is shown indicating countries, oceans, seas, mountains, rivers, deserts, roads and so on.

(18)      Globes:-          A globe is a sphere the surface of which shows countries, oceans, seas, mountains, rivers, deserts, etc. Just like a map. It is mounted on a stand and can be rotated around its axis.

(19)      Atlases:-          An atlases is a book that usually contains maps and as index of places and other geographical entities indicating their locations in particular maps. Generally, by the term atlas, we mean only geographical atlases; however there are non-geographical atlases as well.

(20)      Gazetteers:-    A gazetteers is a dictionary of place names and other geographical entities with descriptive, statical, economical, geographical and historical information. It can be categorized as international, national, state and district.

(21)      Guidebooks:- Guidebooks are usually meant for tourists and provide them various information as required by them. For a place of tourist’s interest these books provide such informations when to go, how to go, where to stay, what to see, what to eat and so on.

(22)      Manuscripts:- Before the advent of printing men used to write in hand on papyrus, parchment, vellum, bhurjapatra, palm leaves, papers and other materials. Books produced in this way earned the name manuscripts. These manuscripts are unfolded a great deal of information about the ancient civillisations of the world.

(23)      Periodicals;-   A periodical is a publication with a distinctive title which appears At stated or regular intervals, without prior decisions as to when the last issue shall appear. Periodicals are categorized as primary, secondary, tertiary, research periodical, technical periodical, trade journal and house journal.

(24)      Patents :-        It means an official right given to a person to make , use or sell a product ,process, design, etc. invented by him/her for as fixed number of years. The patents are issued by the patent office of the country.

(25)      Standards:-    A standard is something set up and established by authority as a rule for the measure of quantity, weight, extent, value or quality. Here , we concerned with the documents that provide the detailed description of a standard published by a standard issuing institution of a country like our Bureau of Indian Standards.

(26)      Theses:-          A Thesis or dissertation is a document the contains details of a research conducted under the guidance of an expert. Apart from the hypotheses, objectives, scope , methodology, and results of the study, a thesis contains a detailed literature survey, which is useful for the compilation of a bibliography on the subject.

(27)      Conference documents:-       Thousands of conferences are held every year throughout the world and they generates different types of documents, announcements, call for papers, programs etc. It is called conference documents and it can be divided into two types, ie pre-conference documents and post-conference documents.

(28)      Souvenirs:-     A souvenir is something that is given to someone as a memento. When a souvenir takes the form of a publication, more often that not it becomes a good source of information. It act as a good reference source.           

(29)      Festschriften:-    A festschrift is a collection of writings published in honour of a learned person. Usually in a festschrift the biographical sketch of the person, discussion on his/her contributions, personal narratives about the person are included. In addition, a number of articles contributed by his/her professional colleagues, students, friends and others are also included.

(30)      Reports:-        Various types of reports are technical reports, administrative reports, trip reports etc.

(31)      Articles:-         An article is a piece of writing included with others in a periodical, newspaper, conference proceedings, festschrift and so on. Articles can also be categorized as popular , technical, research, review articles and soon.

(32)      Diaries:-          Writers, scientists, scholars and many others maintain diaries. These diaries provide most authentic biographical material and plenty of other information. Normally these diaries are handwritten and sometimes depending on their importance they are published also.

(33)      Letters:-          The practice of writing letters for communicating messages is very old. Even today this particle is continuing though with the spread of telephones and mobile phones it is showing signs of decline especially in the case of personal letters. With the advent of internet, the channel of communication has also undergone change Now, a huge number of letters has taken the form of e-mails.

(34)      Office files:-    All decisions, big or small, taken by the government, governing body of an academic body, industrial enterprise, a research institution, a society and so on are recorded in files.

(35)      Computer files:-         A computer file is a collection of records or programs stored under s single filename. A digitized form of a book, a periodical, a thesis etc. can be a computer file.

(36)      Database:-      A database is a collection of cross-referenced files so designed as to retrieve information from a number of angles. There are a number of vendors that posses plenty of online databases. Obtaining password from the vendor one can search all these databases from a single access point.

(37)      Video Recordings:-    A video recording harbours sound, colourful pictures and animation. Many documentary films recorded in videotapes are excellent sources of information. Here, one not only gets the narration, but also the relevant pictures along with animation. This gives much better impact on the minds of the people.

 (B)       Non-Documentary sources :-    There are two types of non documentary sources of information. They are Humans and Organisations.

(a)        Humans:-        Under humans there are numerous categories, some of the categories under the humans are,

(1)        Consultants:-  A consultant is a professional who provides advice usually on payment basis. There are various categories of consultant such as legal consultants, engineering consultants etc.

(2)        Experts:-         An expert is a person who posses sound knowledge on a subject, technique and so on. On many occasions we takes the help of these experts to solve some problems.

(3)        Resource Persons:-    A resource person is a person who have much intellectual power for giving outputs as per the situation.

(4)        Extension Workers:- The meaning of the extension worker is varies depending on the context. Examples of extension workers are Agriculture extension worker, Medical extension worker etc.          

(5)        Representatives of Firms:-    A representative is a person who is employed by a firm for sales promotion and allied activities. His/her activities among others, include sales promotion, market survey, study of user reaction, identifying competitors in the field, locate prospective buyers and so on.   

(6)        Technological Gatekeepers:-            A technological gatekeeper is a well-informed person in a particular field. Usually some scientists, technologists and professional in business etc have got a tendency to acquire information from various sources, to keep himself abreast of the development in the field and to disseminate the information to the person or group who may be interested in the information.

(7)     Common Men:-         In our day-to-day life , we gather plenty of information from common men.

(b)      Organisations :-   Organisations are also important sources of information. There are different categories of organizations and they provide different types of information. Information provided by an organization is generally considered to be authentic.