Bachelor of Library & Information Science

About The Course:

B.Lib.I.Sc (Bachelor of Library & Information Science) is a one-year duration undergraduate course in Library Science. In BLibISc course, students are taught various aspects of library science including management, maintenance and preservation of information using sources of education as well as information technology.

Duration 1 years
Intake 60
Course Fees 14400/-
Eligibility Criteria Graduation

 

Salient Features:

To make perfect Library professional.

Key areas of study:

Knowledge Classification & Cataloguing, Knowledge management, Information Sources & Service, Research Activates, etc.

Program Education Objectives:

· To familiarize the students with the advance concepts of library, information and its communication in society.
· To learn the advanced information processing techniques and develop the capability in retrieving the information by applying different search techniques.
· To familiarize the students knowledge about the characteristics of the information resources in society with the introduction of the repackaging and consolidation techniques
· To provide the students advanced knowledge of the application of information technology to information systems and services.
· To develop skills in using computer and communication technology.
· To introduce modern management techniques to students to manage effectively the libraries and information centres.
· To provide the students basic knowledge of the Research Methods and Statistical Techniques.
· To identify and learn the major issues in the development of new technology in the libraries.
· To understand the structure and current development of the subject and to prepare specialised professional manpower in the subject for handling computer or ICT related activities.

Program Outcomes:

The programme specific learning outcomes of Bachelor degree in Library and Information Science include the following:
· To apply skills in depth knowledge of the basic as well as advanced concepts, principles, theories and laws related with the broad field of Library and Information Science and its Syllabus for Master of Library & Information Science such as types of libraries, types of information sources, library management, reference and information services.
· To demonstrate understanding of rationality and procedures of all housekeeping operations of libraries using Information and Communication Technologies in Libraries and Information Centres.
· To develop skills in managing and carrying out professional activities in various sections of library viz. acquisition, accessioning, classification, cataloguing, and technical processing of documents.
· To apply skills in provision of various library services such as document circulation, reference and information services, Internet and database searching.
· To apply managerial skills that offer job opportunities as librarians in different types of libraries in various positions such as Assistant librarian,, etc. in university libraries and Librarians in college libraries of higher education institutes.

Program Specific Outcomes:

To demonstrate professional attitude through commitment for providing every user his/her document/information; ensuring every document/information its user; saving time of the user and enhancing use of reading material and user satisfaction through effective and efficient library services.

To apply the core values by honouring diversity and insuring inclusion by treating all patrons such as students, faculties and colleagues with respect and dignity.

Industry Partner:

Nil

Placement Opportunities:

There is a lot of scope for a career in library science and the person in this field can find employment opportunities in the following areas.

1.    Public/Government libraries
2.   Universities/collages/schools and other academic institutions
3.   News agencies and organisations
4.   Private organisations and special libraries
5.   Foreign embassies
6.   Photo/film/radio/television libraries
7.   Information centres/documentation centers
8.   Companies and organisations with large information handling requirements
9.   Museums and galleries, which have reading rooms and research facilities
10. Law library/Special library, etc.

Job Scope:

Some of the career options are as given below:

  1. Library Attendant
  2. Library Assistant
  3. Semi-Professional Assistant
  4. Junior Librarian/Professional Assistant
  5. Assistant Librarian
  6. Senior Information Analyst
  7. Junior Information Analyst
  8. Senior Library Information Assistant

1st Semester B.L & Information Science Syllabus

2nd Semester B.L & Information Science Syllabus

 

Course Features

  • Lectures 0
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 10 weeks
  • Skill level All levels
  • Students 0
  • Assessments Yes