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Library Science

Library Science (B.Lib, D.Lib, M.Lib)

Vision:

To provide a meaningful educational experience that meets current and emerging trends of library, information and technology needs and prepares students for productive roles in a variety of continually evolving information environments. The department also provides basic library skills and information literacy training for Library &Information Science students in general.

Mission:

M-1: To provide students an understanding of the basic principles and fundamental laws of Library and Information Science.

M-2: To provide an educational experience that is relevant in the rapidly evolving information age.

M-3: To provide students the knowledge of Information Technology (IT) and its application in library and information activities

M-4: To train the students in the advanced skills of information knowledge, gathering, processing, organization and retrieval.

 

Program Educational Objectives (PEO’s):

PEO 1: To educate the students to respond to the changing information needs of society.

PEO 2: To give the students an understanding of the basic principles and theories of Library and Information Science.

PEO 3:  To develop proficiencies and abilities of students essential for management of Libraries and Information Systems.

PEO 4:  To enable the students to understand the role of Libraries and Information Centers in socio-economic development of the society.

PEO5: To provide necessary skills and ICT background for designing, implementing, operating and managing Libraries and Information Centres.

 

Program Outcomes (PO’s):

PO1. Library & Information Science Knowledge: Apply the knowledge of Library & Information Science, fundamentals and specialization to the solution of complex Problems faced by Library Professionals & Library users related to Classification, Cataloguing, Library Automation and other problems.

PO2. Problem formulate and Identifications: Identify, formulate, research literature of Library & Information Science   and analyze new challenges & problems in the field of Library to arrive at substantiated conclusions using five Laws of Library & Information Science.  

PO3. Design/development of Software Product: Design solutions for complex Library & Information Science problems and design components, processes to meet the specifications with consideration for the multidisciplinary cultural, societal & environmental considerations.

PO4. Analysis of complex problems: Use research-based knowledge including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

PO5. Modern tools usage: To create, select and apply appropriate techniques, resources and modern Library and IT tools including prediction and modelling to complex Library & Information Science activities with an understanding of the limitations.

PO6. The Library Professionals and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the Library Professional practice.

PO7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the Library professional solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate the knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

PO8. Proficient Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the Library & Information Science practice.

PO9. Individual and Project team work: Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in teams and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO10. Communication expertises: Communicate effectively with the Library & Information Science community and with society at large. Be able to comprehend and write effective reports documentation. Make effective presentations and give and receive clear instructions.

PO11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Library management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team. Manage projects in multidisciplinary environments.

PO12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

 

Lib. & Inf. Sci.

 

Program Specific Outcomes (PSO’s):

PSO1: Students can apply the skills and attitudes of visioning, entrepreneurship, advocacy, planning and management of Libraries and Information Centers (LICs) and effective leadership in the LIS field.

PSO2: 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.

PSO3: 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.

PSO4:  Students will acquire skills and knowledge the procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, maintenance and weeding of library materials and Library Computerization.

 

 Lib. & Inf. Sci. Ist Year

 

Course Code: BLIB-101

Title of the course: Foundations of Library & Information Science

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   Articulate the historical foundations and development of libraries, librarianship and other information institutions and professions and relate this history to current events.

CO2:   Identify and assess the current role, impact, and response of information institutions (libraries, archives, museums, etc.)

CO3:   To make the students aware about types of libraries and their functions.

CO4:   To acquaint the students with fundamental laws, legislations and associations.

 

Course Code: BLIB-102

Title of the course: Knowledge Organization: Classification & Cataloguing (Theory)

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To acquaint the students how to develop knowledge organization systems.

CO2:   To understands the student’s how the implications of knowledge organization systems and approaches.

CO3:  To acquaint the students the principles and theories of library cataloguing

CO4:   To understand Bibliographic Formats and Standards, deriving subject headings.

 

Course Code: BLIB-103

Title of the course: Library Classification (Practice

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To provide practical training about classification of the documents using the 19th edition of Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) scheme.

CO2:   To trained students in the techniques of classifying titles of documents according to Colon Classification, Ed 6 (reprint with amendments) and Dewey Decimal Classification, Ed 19..

CO3:   Students learn Classification of information in helpful sequence.

CO4:   Understand laws related to libraries Classification.

 

Course Code: BLIB-104

Title of the course: Library Cataloguing (Practice)

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To Know the Key principles according to Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules – A content standard for bibliographic description and access – Bibliographic – not just books – Built on other, earlier sets of rules.

CO2:   To Know the Key principles – One principle entry per resource – Catalogue from item in hand – Chief source of information

CO3:  To Know the Key principles of cataloguing according to Classified Catalogue Code & AACR-II for Single personal author, joint author, Pseudonym: Single and joint, corporate author: Government, Institution and Conference and Multi-volumes.

CO4:   To Know the Key principles of cataloguing for according to AACR-II Uniform Titles, Microforms, Periodicals.

 

Course Code: WSS-101

Title of the course: Workshop on Soft Skills

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   The Course focuses on the overall development of students.

CO2:   The course helps the students to communicate effectively in various businesses.

CO3:  The course focusing on various aspects such as beauty, and communication skills and polishes each person’s personality to perform their best abilities.

CO4: To provide opportunity to practice various Communication skills.

 

Lib. & Inf. Sci. 2nd Year

 

Course Code: BLIB-201

Title of the course: Management of Libraries and Information Centers

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   Describe the term management as applied to libraries and information centre.

CO2: Identify the fundamental components of management, planning, organizing, staffing, directing and control.

CO3:   To familiarize students with the library housekeeping operations.    

CO4:   To create understanding about financial management.

 

Course Code: BLIB-202

Title of the course: Library and its Users

Course Outcomes:

CO1:  To analyses the needs of library users

CO2: To promote and provide the Library service which is required by the users.

CO3:  To focus particularly on users' behavior in the library, the problems they cause or encounter, and how libraries cope with the same.

CO4:  To understand the user education methods & techniques.

 

Course Code: BLIB-203

Title of the course: Information Sources and Services

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To educate and expose students to various basic reference sources and services that can be used to cater for varying needs of library users in different libraries and information centers.

CO2:  To provide in-depth knowledge about information services and products.

CO3:   To enable students to have adequate knowledge of location, application and usefulness of information sources. Also on-line searching (web search tools) as the current trends would be impacted on the students.

CO4:   To introduce the nature and purpose of reference and other services.

 

Course Code: BLIB-204

Title of the course: Information Technology: Basics

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To understand the different applications of Information technology in the field of Library & Information Science.

CO2:   To understand how Library Automation successfully implemented in different areas of Library.

CO3:  To introduce students to the latest immerging techniques/technology in the field of Library & Information Science.

CO4: To get practical knowledge about creation of database and library automation software.

 

M. Lib. & Inf. Sci.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSO’s):

PSO1:  Students can learn how to manage information resources and the information life-cycle through the processes of collection development, organization, preservation, creation, access, and dissemination in accordance with physical, virtual, and technical infrastructure and needs.

PSO2: 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.

PSO3: 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.

PSO4:  Students will acquire skills and knowledge the procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, maintenance and weeding of library materials and Library Computerization.

 

M. Lib. & Inf. Sci. Ist Year

Course Outcomes (CO’s):

Course Code: MLIB-101

Title of the course: Research Methods & Statistical Techniques

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To make students acquainted with research process.

CO2:   To identify appropriate research topics and define appropriate research problem and parameters.

CO3:   To introduce the students with various research methods.

CO4:   To collect data for hypothesis and study of various statistical techniques used for validation of data.

Course Code: MLIB-102

Title of the course: Information Communication & Society

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To customize information to user needs.

CO2:   To facilitate dissemination, organization and communication.

CO3:   To facilitate interactivity between user, knowledge base and technology.

CO4:   To descries Communication: Communication channels

 

Course Code: MLIB-103

Title of the course:  Information Storage and Retrieval

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To explain information cycle.

CO2:   To describe various ways of identifying, capturing and organizing information.

CO3:   To discuss how information can be managed, utilized and archived.

CO4:   To gain knowledge about Vocabulary control and different subject heading lists.

 

Course Code: MLIB-104

Title of the course: Advanced Classification (Practice)

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   Understand the development of library Classification

CO2:   Classify libraries on the basis of their purpose and functions.

CO3:   Understand laws related to libraries Classification.

CO4:   Students learn Classification of information in helpful sequence.

 

Course Code: MLIB-105

Title of the course: Advanced Cataloguing (Practice)

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules – A content standard for bibliographic description and access – Bibliographic – not just books – Built on other, earlier sets of rules.

CO2:   To Know the Key principles – One principle entry per resource – Catalogue from item in hand – Chief source of information

CO3:  To Know the Key principles of cataloguing for Cartographic material, Motion Pictures,   Video recordings.

CO4:   To Know the Key principles of cataloguing for Sound recordings, Computer files, Microforms.

 

Course Code: WSS-101

Title of the course: Workshop on Soft Skills

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   The Course focuses on the overall development of students.

CO2:   The course helps the students to communicate effectively in various businesses.

CO3:  The course focusing on various aspects such as beauty, and communication skills and polishes each person’s personality to perform their best abilities.

CO4: To provide opportunity to practice various Communication skills.

 

M. Lib. & Inf. Sci. 2nd Year

 

Course Code: MLIB-201

Title of the course: Information Analysis, Consolidation and Repackaging

Course Outcomes:

At the end of the course, students should be able to

CO1:  To become familiar with the standard methods used to organize and store collections of terms.

CO2:  To become able to analyze and evaluate ISAR tools and systems.

CO3:  To know the different ways in which information can be repackaged.          

CO4:   To know how marketing of information products and services.

 

Course Code: MLIB-202(a)

Title of the course: Information and Literature Survey in Science

Course Outcomes:

CO1:  To understands how conducted Information and Literature Survey in Sciences

CO2: To search, use, and critically evaluate Science literature and secondary Science information resources and services.

CO3:  To understand the current theories, methods, issues, and topics in the Sciences which affect the creation, dissemination, and uses of Science literature and resources?

CO4:  To understand the information needs, uses, and communication patterns of Scientists and other users of the Science literature.

 

Course Code: MLIB-202(b)

Title of the course: Information and Literature Survey in Social Sciences

Course Outcomes:

CO1:  To understands how conducted Information and Literature Survey in Social Sciences

CO2: To search, use, and critically evaluate social science literature and secondary social science information resources and services.

CO3:  To understand the current theories, methods, issues, and topics in the social sciences which affect the creation, dissemination, and uses of social science literature and resources?

CO4:  To understand the information needs, uses, and communication patterns of social scientists and other users of the social science literature.

 

Course Code: MLIB-202(b)

Title of the course: Information and Literature Survey in Humanities

Course Outcomes:

CO1:  To understand how conducted Information and Literature Survey in Humanities.

CO2: To search, use, and critically evaluate social science literature and secondary Humanities information resources and services.

CO3:  To understand the current theories, methods, issues, and topics in the Humanities which affect the creation, dissemination, and uses of Humanities literature and resources?

CO4:  To understand the information needs, uses, and communication patterns of Humanities scientists and other users of the Humanities literature.

 

Course Code: MLIB-203(a)

Title of the course: Public Library System

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To Study of various committees’ recommendations for developments the Academic Libraries with special references to India.

CO2:  To study the various aspects related to better library planning i.e. short term & long term plans, SWOT analysis, MBO, organizational structure & Human Resources

Management etc. of Library System.

CO3:   To provide cutting-edge facilities and services to support research, teaching, learning, and scholarly communication across all academic disciplines.

CO4:   To manage library resources efficiently and understands the collections and services development policies, evaluation and effectiveness & marketing of Library sources & services.

 

Course Code: MLIB-203(b)

Title of the Course: Academic Library System

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To Study of various committees recommendations for developments the Academic Libraries with special references to India.

CO2:  To study the various aspects related to better library planning i.e. short term & long term plans, SWOT analysis, MBO, organizational structure & Human Resources Management etc. of Library System.

CO3:   To provide cutting-edge facilities and services to support research, teaching, learning, and scholarly communication across all academic disciplines.

CO4:   To manage library resources efficiently and understands the collections and services development policies, evaluation and effectiveness & marketing of Library sources & services.

 

Course Code: MLIB-203(c)

Title of the course: Special Library System

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To Study of various committee’s recommendations for developments the Academic Libraries with special references to India.

CO2:  To study the various aspects related to better library planning i.e. short term & long term plans, SWOT analysis, MBO, organizational structure & Human Resources Management etc. of Library System.

CO3:   To provide cutting-edge facilities and services to support research, teaching, learning, and scholarly communication across all academic disciplines.

CO4:   To manage library resources efficiently and understands the collections and services development policies, evaluation and effectiveness & marketing of Library sources & services.

 

Course Code: MLIB-204

Title of the course: Information and Communication Technology: Applications:

Course Outcomes:

CO1:   To understand the different applications of ICT in the field of Library & Information Science.

CO2:  To provide practical hands on training on SIM ERP library software’s.

CO3:  To develop acquaintance for effective implementation of ICT in libraries.

CO4: To introduce students to about Digital, Virtual and Hybrid Libraries and recent developments in the field of these libraries.

Academic Programs


Undergraduate

D.Lib Science

Eligibility: 10+2 in any stream with minimum 45% marks
Duration: 1 Year
Full Time

Postgraduate

B.Lib Science

Eligibility: Graduation with Minimum 50% Marks
Duration: 1 Year
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Full Time

M.Lib Science

Eligibility: B.Lib Sci. with 50% marks
Duration: 1 Year
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Full Time

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