About the programme
Program Overview: The MLIS programme aims at preparing the skilled workforce to work in the rapidly changing information environment to meet the user requirements in the changing scenario following the professional values and principles, innovative practices and preparing them to be life-long learners and active service leaders. The general objective of this programme is to contribute to building of professional human resources to meet the varied demands for information handling in libraries and information centres in the country.
After the completion of this program, expected outcome as follows:
- Know the knowledge of the information profession by relating foundational principles, philosophy, and ethics to contemporary issues, by identifying key, and by analysing current practices for future implications of the profession.
- Identify, explain, use and critically evaluate both current and emerging information technologies in libraries and information centres.
- Understand the research by identifying the fundamental characteristics of quantitative and qualitative research and by analysing the value of research literature in the library and information field.
- Develop a commitment to continuous learning by participating in local, regional, national and international professional development opportunities.
- Create, select, acquire, organize, manage, and maintain the information by analyzing users’ behabiour and requirement.
A qualified in Library graduate can find jobs in both public and private sectors at organisations with large information handling requirements, foreign embassies, museums, galleries, news agencies, photo & film libraries, schools, colleges, universities, etc. Other job including Archivist, Cataloguer, Library Consultant, Curator, Librarian, Deputy Librarian, Assistant Librarian, Professional Assistant, Library Director/Chief Librarian, Electronic Resources Librarian, Indexer, Documentation officer, Information Analyst, University/Collage Faculty etc.