Message from HODJanuary 23, 2023 2023-01-23 5:39
Message from HOD
Message from the Desk of Head of the Department
Warm greetings, it is a great pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Library and Information Science in the University of Desh Bhagat , Mandi Gobindgarh (Pb.)The main objective of any library is to ensure that right information is made available to the right person at the right time. This objective is achieved by libraries, when library professionals are able to mobilize all the resources available to them in an effective and efficient manner. The vision of the Department of Library and Information Science programme is “Transforming the information profession through excellent academic teaching, learning, research and consultancy”. In achieving the vision, the Department will proactively assess the needs and demands of the Information markets with the view to develop and implement programmes that address the fundamentals of the knowledge-based society including vision of the nation. Teaching, learning and resources will be readily available to students, researchers and lectures. These include computer labs, appropriate software systems, smart boards, Ipads, PowerPoint presentations, projectors and more. The lecturers are expected to deliver content that is updated in addition to using innovative teaching, learning, training and research methodologies. Students in part-time programmes will be provided with online publications. In this age of Information Technology, it is essential to ensure that appropriate communication methods are utilized to share and exchange information. The department is open to the use of web solutions such as Facebook and other social media platforms for the purpose of dissemination of information and communication services. The students are expected to access and use electronic digital information resources for their academic, learning and research purposes. Lastly but not least, the Department advocates for the open communication policy and wishes to engage the students through face to face, suggestion box or email for purposes of transforming and improving our programmes for the betterment of the society and the country. Once again welcome the Department of Library and Information Science, home to transformative and innovative information science programmes, and you can truly count on our passion and sprit as a team. The Department of Library and Information Science is committed for playing a role in creating information society by grooming the students in such a way that they are able to face the challenges posted by the changing information landscape.