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Library and Information Sciences  

 


INTRODUCTION
Libraries are the store house of information. They contain a large number of Books, Periodicals, and CDROMS from which information can be retrieved.

NATURE OF WORK
Library work can be divided into three basic categories which are
a) User Services: Librarians working in this department helps the user to find the information they need.
b) Technical services: This department gathers information and prepares the material to be used by visitors.
c) Administrative Services: Librarians in this department oversee the management of library, supervise the library staff and ensure that
all sections of library are functioning well.


PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
Aspiring Librarians should have good communication skills, patience and an outgoing personality. They should have tact to deal with different kind of people visiting library. Good memory proves to be helpful.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Librarians can find job with libraries of government agencies, special libraries of government undertakings, public libraries and school libraries.

COURSES OFFERED
Various Institutes offer graduate courses in Library and Information Sciences (B.Lib), a 1year course which can be pursued after graduation in any stream. Masters course in library science (M.LIB) can be done after doing B.LIB.Some Institutes also offer Diploma and Certificate courses in Library science after 10+2.

ELIGIBILITY
For B.LIB: Graduates of any stream
For M.LIB: B.LIB
For Diploma/Certificate courses: 10+2 with any stream

INSTITUTES/COLLEGES
Institutes offering B.LIB, M.LIB


UNIVERSITIES/COLLEGES

COURSES OFFERED

MAKHAN LAL CHATURVEDI NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

B.LIB,M.LIB

ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY

B.LIB, M.LIB

UNIVERSITY OF DELHI

B.LIB, M.LIB

MOHAN LAL SUKHADIA UNIVERSITY

B.LIB

UNIVERSITY OF RAJASTHAN

B.LIB, M.LIB

JAI NARAIN VYAS UNIVERSITY

B.LIB

KOTA OPEN UNIVERSITY

B.LIB

SNDT WOMENS UNIVERSITY

B.LIB, M.LIB


 
Institutes offering Diploma/Certificate courses

 

UNIVERSITIES/COLLEGES

COURSE/DURATION

UNIVERSITY OF RAJASTHAN

Diploma/1yr

JAI NARAIN VYAS UNIVERSITY

Diploma/1yr

MAHARISHI DAYANAND SARASWATI UNIVERSITY

Certificate/1yr

ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY

Certificate/1yr