Master of Library & Information Science

About The Course:

The Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) is a post-graduate professional programme. In other words, the basic admission requirement is that a candidate must possess a professional degree in Library and Information Science from any recognised university.

Duration 1 years
Intake 60
Course Fees 18000/-
Eligibility Criteria B.Lib With 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 resourcesØ in society with the introduction of the repackaging and consolidation techniques
· To provide the students advanced knowledge of the application of information technology toØ 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 Master 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, Deputy Librarians, Librarians, 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. Deputy Librarian
  7. Librarian/Chief Librarian
  8. Researcher/Scientists/Application Specialist
  9. Consultant/Reference Librarian
  10. Cataloguer/Technical Assistant/Records Manager
  11. Director/Head Of Information Centre
  12. Senior Information Analyst
  13. Junior Information Analyst
  14. Senior Library Information Assistant
  15. Law Librarian
  16. Indexer
  17. Information architect
  18. Archivist

LIS professionals can also aspire to get a job in private publishing houses and other private companies handling with voluminous information.

1st Semester M.L & Information Science Syllabus

2nd Semester M.L & Information Science Syllabus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Features

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