Los Angeles
Department of Library and Information Science

The two years integrated Master of Library and Information Science (also termed as MLIS) Programme under Semester-cum-Choice Based Credit System is spreading over four semesters . Master of Library and Information Science is a professional postgraduate course that covers an advanced study of the principles and practices of Library Science and Library Administration along with the current technologies involved therein. The program is designed to prepare students with a strong foundation in LIS and to make them enable to handle effectively the modern day libraries and information centers. The program is intended to provide a master-level library and information technology-oriented curriculum that focuses on the practices, design, development of information systems, databases & repositories to solve real-world problems. Post-graduates of the program are expected to be able to take significant roles in planning, organizing, managing, designing, configuring and implementing systems using state-of-the-art technologies within organizations. Apart from this, the course essentially includes the study of cataloguing and classification, collection development and management, information systems and technology, research methods, bibliometrics, preservation of information resources, reference and information sources and services, database management, digital library, e-learning and knowledge management, etc. It also teaches students to determine the best technical solution and effectively utilize technology to add value to the field.