Central Library

Oriental Section

Duties/Work Analysis

  • Assigning subject heading to oriental books

  • Accessioning of books of oriental languages ( Urdu, Arabic, Persian, Pashto etc)

  • Assigning classification number to oriental books

  • Allotment of author mark to books

  • Labeling book plate, date slip and book pocket

  • Preparation of book cards

  • Writing call numbers on spines of books

  • Arrangement of books on shelves

  • Acknowledgement of books received

  • Maintaining Card Catalogue System for location of books.

  • Filing and arrangement of catalogue cards.

  • Providing assistance in the use of catalogue.

  • Providing reader advisory services

  • Preservation of manuscripts