Department of Library and Information Science

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Department Overview

Coordinator: Dr. J. A. Siddiqui

The Department of Library and Information Science was established in the year 2004 under self-financing scheme with the intention to provide quality education in the field of Library and Information Science to the students of this region. It was for the first time to the boundaries of the University campus that Library and Information Science Department was constituted at par with other teaching departments under self-financing scheme. The training in the discipline of Library and Information Science is needed for developing and shaping future managers of Libraries and Information Centers. Such managers with necessary skills and aptitude are required for converting their respective centers of activities into excellent sources for accessing the ever-exploding literature and information related to the various disciplines. The department has a separate Computer Laboratory with 10 computers and a printer, which are available for the students. The Computer Lab has rounded the clock internet connectivity where students are allowed to access the internet to pursue their studies. The Department has a separate well-stocked library having a collection of more than 1500 books on all areas of Library and Information Science. The departmental library also subscribes to a number of Indian and foreign journals to provide latest information in the subject. Classification Schemes, Catalogue Codes, and list of Subject Headings are also in the collection of libraries. Keeping the above importance of Library and information Science in view, the department offers the following programmes of study.

Programme/ Courses

The department is currently offering the follwing programmes of study :

Duration

1 year (2 semesters)


Nature/Type

Self Finance


Eligibilty Criteria

Bachelor‟s Degree (45% marks) in any discipline under 10+2+3 system

Duration

1 year (2 semesters)


Nature/Type

Self Finance


Eligibilty Criteria

B.Lib.Sc. or B.L.I.Sc. with 50% marks

Faculty

Coordinator

J. A. Siddiqui

Coordinator

B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc., M.Lib.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

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Guest Faculty

Krishna Kumar

Guest Faculty

M.Sc., MLISc., NET

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Teaching Assistant

Narendra Singh

Teaching Assistant

M.A., MLISc., M.Phil.

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Syllabus

Course NameDownload Syllabus
B.A. (Library and Information Science) 2020-21
Bachelor of Library and Information Science 2005-06
Bachelor of Library and Information Science 2009-10
Bachelor of Library and Information Science 2016-17
Master of Library and Information Science 2007-08
Master of Library and Information Science 2016-17
Master of Library and Information Science 2018-19
Master of Library and Information Science 2019-20
Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLISc)
Master of Library and Information Science (MLISc)

Facilities

Depatrmental Facilities

Computer Lab

A separate well equipped computer lab is meant for the students of both the courses offered by the department ( MLISc. and BLISc. ) besides Central Library and the Internet Lab. The computer laboratory has 10 computers, one LCD with display board and three printer. The Department has Internet connectivity for the students. Students are allowed to access the internet to pursue their studies.

Library

Library is always known as the heart of any academic institution. The Departmental library is housed in spacious hall. The Library of the Department is having a total collection of more than one thousand books related to curriculum by different National and International authors. The departmental library is also subscribing to a number of important journals in the field of Library & Information Science besides Classification schemes, Catalogue Codes and other such tools.

Job/ Placement

Job Opportunities
Library is known as the heart of any academic institution. It is also said that without a library no academic institution can survive. With the tremendous growth of academic institutions in the entire country the demand of library science professionals has increased to many fold. Library Science professionals are demanded by the Universities, Institutions, Colleges, Information Centres, Documentation Centres and Research Centres. Therefore the job opportunities in this professional course is evergreen.

Placement
All the students of the department have been placed in different positions in various Institutes/Universities/Colleges. It is the remarkable achievement of the department that none of its pass out student is on road side, resulting the rush for seeking admission in these professional courses offered by the department.

Research & Publication

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Achievements

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Master of Library and Information Science (MLISc)
No. of Seats

30


Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLISc)
No. of Seats

50