Department of Library and Information Science
CURRICULAR ASPECTS
 
 

   Programme:  Bachelor of Library and Information Science

1.  PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

1.    To educate the students to respond to the changing information needs of society.
2.    To give the students an understanding of the basic principles and theories of Library and Information Science. 
3.    To develop proficiencies and abilities of students essential for management of Libraries and Information Systems. 
4.    To enable the students to understand the role of Libraries and Information Centers in socio-economic development of the society. 
5.    To acquaint the students with Information and Communication Technology and its applications in Libraries and Information Centers.


2. PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

1.    Students enhance the skills of organizing information and recorded knowledge.
2.    Students will identify the recent trends in dissemination of information. 
3.    Students will develop the professional competencies for LIS and related field. 
 

3. PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMES
     
1.    Students can apply the skills and attitudes of visioning, entrepreneurship, advocacy, planning and management of Libraries and Information Centres (LICs) and effective leadership in the LIS field.
2.    Students will possess the skills to respect, engage and collaborate with a diverse community in order to advocate for and construct inclusive, meaningful, and participatory library services, programmes and resources.
3.    Students can perform and access research based practices through the application of information literacy, inquiry, and research methods including data discovery, analytics and qualitative measures.
 

 

B.Lib.I.Sc.: One Year Regular Programme in Two Semesters with CBCS Pattern: 
The details of the Semester I and II Examinations shall be as under:
Semester I ---- Theory = 500 Marks (80+20 Pattern).
Practicals = 300 Marks(80+20 Pattern).
Semester II --- Theory = 500 Marks (80+20 Pattern).
Practicals = 300 Marks (80+20 Pattern).

  • Total credits for B. Lib. and I. Sc. Programme

Sr. No.

Paper

Total Paper

Credit per Paper

Semester-I

Semester-II

1.

Theory

5

4

20

20

2.

Practical

3

4

12

12

 

 

 

Total Credit

32

32

Total Credits: Semester- I (32) + Semester- II (32) = 64

Programme:  Master of Library and Information Science


1.    PROGRMME OBJECTIVES

1. To provide an understanding of the vital and pervasive role of information as an essential resource in all developmental activities. 
2. To acquaint the students with the application of modern management techniques and ideas essential for Library and Information Science.
3. To provide a thorough insight in to all techniques of information handling with special emphasis on the application of information technology.
4. To train the students to develop their insight and skills in recent trends in collection, organization and transfer of information by using emerging technologies.
5. To provide necessary skills and ICT background for designing, implementing, operating and managing Libraries and Information Centres.


2.    PROGRMME OUTCOMES

1. Students will get technological knowledge about library automation and Digital Library Services 
2. Students will effectively administer and manage Libraries and Information Centers.
3. Students will enhance their skill for generating new knowledge through research.
4. Student will be enrich in human values, professional skills and ethics.


3.    PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

1. Students can manage information resources and the information life-cycle through the processes of collection development, organization, preservation, curation, access, and dissemination in accordance with physical, virtual, and technical infrastructure and needs.
2. Students can design and implement policies essential for creating and providing information services and resources guided by the values of patron privacy, equitable access, intellectual freedom, and ethical use of information.
3. Students can perform and access research based practices through the application of information literacy, inquiry, and research methods including data discovery, analytics and qualitative measures.

M.Lib.I.Sc.: One Year Regular Programme in Two Semesters with CBCS Pattern:
The details of the Semester I and II Examinations shall be as under:
Semester I ---- Theory = 500 Marks (80+20 Pattern).
Practicals = 300 Marks(80+20 Pattern).
Semester II --- Theory = 500 Marks (80+20 Pattern).
Practicals = 300 Marks (80+20 Pattern).

  • Total credits for M. Lib. and I. Sc. Programme

Sr. No.

Paper

Total Paper

Credit per Paper

Semester-I

Semester-II

1.

Theory

5

4

20

20

2.

Practical

3

4

12

12

 

 

 

Total Credit

32

32

Total Credits: Semester- I (32) + Semester- II (32) = 64 

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