Department of Library and Information Science

Post Graduate

Dept. data last updated on :20/10/2021

COURSE.NAME :

Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.Lib.I.Sc.)

COURSE.SPEC :

Library and Information Science

COURSE.NOS :

60

COURSE.DEGREE :

As per Guide to Admission

COURSE.COURSE :

As per Guide to Admission

COURSE.JP :

The students are getting the placements in:
Academic Libraries
Special Libraries
Corporate/Business house Libraries
Museums and Archives
Database provider firms
Public Libraries
Training Academies
Media Houses
Ministry Libraries
Embassy Libraries
R & D Institute Libraries
Training Centers
Publishing Houses
Documentation centers, etc.

COURSE.PEO :

  • To develop an understanding about the foundations of Library & Information Science and importance of different types of libraries in modern society.
  • To develop an understanding of the concepts, theories and importance of library classification, and its use in the organization of knowledge in libraries.
  • To equip the students with the theoretical aspects of cataloguing theory for developing an understanding about the concept of library cataloguing, development of catalogue codes and recent trends in cataloguing.
  • To equip the students with the practical knowledge of Library Classification for organization of knowledge in libraries using Colon Classification, Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) and Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) schemes for simple and complex titles.
  • To equip students with the practical aspects of descriptive and classified cataloguing of printed monographs using AACR-2, CCC and to derive subject headings using Sear’s List of Subject Headings and Chain Procedure.
  • To equip students with an understanding of the concept and principles of library management and its application in the organization and management of building, operations, services and human resource of the library.
  • To comprehend the concept and purpose of documentation work and services in libraries. The use of indexing languages and abstracts in the processing of information and its retrieval.
  • To understand the various applications of Information Technology in libraries with the concept of library automation, planning and implementation and to study different modules of library management software packages.
  • To develop and understand the concept, nature and distinguishing features of various categories of information sources and services. To understand the criteria of major reference sources available in libraries.
  • To equip the students with the practical knowledge of library classification using the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) and Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) schemes by classifying complex and simple titles respectively.
  • To equip students with the practical aspects of descriptive cataloguing of printed monograph using AACR-2and to derive subject headings using Sear’s List of Subject Headings.
  • To provide hands-on training on standard modules of popular library automation software packages viz Libsys, Alice for Windows, SOUL and WNISIS.

COURSE.PO :

  • Train students in modern library administration and prepare them for careers in Academic, Public, School, Corporate, Museum and Special or Research Libraries.

  • Impart education and training for generating budding library professionals.

  • Develop manpower for libraries and information centres for effective and efficient services, professional values, dedication and attitude. 

  • To equip students with competent skills essential for carrying out various housekeeping operations of library and Information Centers using ICT. 

  • To develop LIS students as competent professionals in the field by imparting employability skills based on effective communication, critical thinking, and ethical literacy. 
Enable to become lifelong learners for their personal growth and development.

COURSE.Accr :

No

COURSE.NAME :

Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc.)

COURSE.SPEC :

Library and Information Science

COURSE.NOS :

25

COURSE.DEGREE :

As per Guide to Admission

COURSE.COURSE :

As per Guide to Admission

COURSE.JP :

The students are getting the placements in:
Academic Libraries
Special Libraries
Corporate/Business house Libraries
Museums and Archives
Database provider firms
Public Libraries
Training Academies
Media Houses
Ministry Libraries
Embassy Libraries
R & D Institute Libraries
Training Centers
Publishing Houses
Documentation centers, etc.

COURSE.PEO :

  • To develop an understanding of the concept of information communication and knowledge management aspects in libraries.
  • To develop an understanding of the concepts of library classification, classification theories and their implication for the development of library classification systems.
  • To equip the students with the advance level practical knowledge of library classification using the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) scheme by classifying complex and simple titles respectively.
  • To understand the concept of Research Design, Tools and Techniques for carrying out the research in various fields of Library and Information Science.
  • To understand the various advance applications of Information Technology in libraries with the concept of library automation, planning and implementation and to study different modules of various library management software packages.
  • To provide hands-on training on standard modules of popular library automation software packages viz Libsys, Alice for Windows and WNISIS.
  • To enable the students to understand the concept of information repackaging and retrieval. Develop better interaction and communication skills.
  • To develop an understanding of Information Science, Marketing of Information Products and Services, measurement and use of scholarly information using different Bibliometric Models and Indicators and imparting the relevant competencies.
  • To prepare the student to understand the theatrical aspects of cataloguing and study the latest trends in cataloguing.
  • To prepare the students with the practical aspects of complex catalogue entries of cooperate authorship, non-book materials and periodicals publications.

  • To familiarize the students with the sources and systems in Natural Sciences, Social Sciences and Medical Sciences.
  • To provide insights to students about the role of Academic, public, special and Health Science libraries along with the efforts made by the government
  • To understand various ICT-based tools and techniques for designing computer/ communication networks, digital libraries and information retrieval systems.
  • To provide advanced training on standard modules of Library Automation Software packages and imparting skills to build digital library using Green Stone Digital Library Software (GSDL).
  • To develop an analytical and assimilative ability among the students for developing research proposals Equate with the functioning of different types of libraries so as to give the student practical exposure.

COURSE.PO :

  • Develop manpower for libraries and information centres for effective and efficient service, professional values, dedication and attitudes. 
  • Prepare students to work in the modern library administrative environment at an advanced level.
  • Impart education and training in knowledge communication and knowledge management. 
  • Equip the students with competent skill essential for carrying out advanced information technology in libraries.
  • Equip the students to carry out researches in different fields of Library and Information Science.


COURSE.Accr :

No