Computer & Library Digitization (UNIT-VII & VIII) Practice Set-9

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Computer & Library Digitization (UNIT-VII & VIII) Practice Set-9

1. Which one is odd in the group:

Answer: (D) Vufind
Notes: Shibboleth, OpenID and Ezproxy are Remote Access Log-in tools while Vufind is a resource discovery service to search across all e-resources of the library.

2. Villanova University is related to the development of __.

Answer: (C) Vufind
Notes: VuFind, an open source software library discovery tool was developed by Villanova University and was initially released in July 2010.

3. Shibboleth remote login system is based on __.

Answer: (C) SAML
Notes: Shibboleth is a single sign-on log-in system for computer networks and the Internet. It is based on based on Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML).

4. OpenAthens Project is developed in __.

Answer: (A) UK
Notes: OpenAthens is a login identity and access management service, developed at Bath University in United States and supplied by Jisc (Joint Information Systems Committee), a British not-for-profit information technology services company in UK.

5. Which one of the following statements is NOT true about Folksonomy?

Answer: (C) It has precision in language and syndetic structure
Notes: Folksonomy is a user-generated system of classifying and organizing online content into different categories by the use of metadata such as electronic tags. Folksonomy is the system in which users apply public tags to online items in order to make those items easier for themselves or others to find later.

6. Which one of the following is NOT a remote access tool to access subsscribed content outside an organization network?

Answer: (D) Primo
Notes: Ex-Libris Primo, first released in 2006, is a single interface discovery tool that provides a gateway to all e-contents of the library.

7. Select from the following the correct reasons for digital divide?
(a) Mobile number portability
(b) Low Internet penetration
(c) Non-availability of ICT infrastructure
(d) Familiarity with information technologies

Answer: (D)
Notes: Digital divide is the uneven distribution in the access to, use of, or impact of ICTs between any number of distinct groups/community.

8. What is Zoomerang?

Answer: (C) An online survey tool

9. Which of the following are access authentication methods for digital collection?
(a) Shibboleth
(b) Open ID
(c) Open URL
(d) Counter

Answer: (B)

10. Flickr is a ___.

Answer: (D) Image Networking site

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