School Basic & Applied Sciences

MLIS Program (1 Year)

Program Overview

The Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) has been started by Shobhit University in response to the demand for large number of trained human resource in the field of library and information activities. Such human resources are required to occupy various positions in libraries, documentation centres and information centres/institutions in the country at various levels.

Librarianship as a profession provides a variety of employment opportunities. Today there are a number of career prospects in Library and Information Science. The qualified professionals are employed in various libraries and information Centers. Trained library professionals can find opportunities for employment both as teacher and as a Librarian. In fact, it is possible to choose the kind of library to suit one’s interest and background. In Librarianship, designations could be Librarian, Documentation Officer, Assistant Librarian, Deputy Librarian, Scientist (Library Science/ Documentation), Library and Information Officer, Knowledge Manager/ Officer, Information Executive, Director/Head of Library Services, Information Officer, and Information Analyst.

Objectives of the Programme

Upon successful completion of the programme the graduate would be able to:

  • To familiarize students with basic concepts of information and its communication in society.
  • To learn advanced information processing techniques and develop capability in retrieving information by applying different search techniques.
  • To acquaint students with the activities and services of different information systems and introduce the repackaging and consolidation techniques.

Programme Outcome

Upon successful completion of the programme the graduate would be able to:

  • Understand about libraries and librarianship.
  • Get acquainted with various standards and tools being used in processing, managing and retrieving information resources.
  • Manage information traditionally as well as in modern ways.

Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3) with 45% marks from a recognised University. Candidates appearing in the final year are also eligible to Apply.

Fee Structure

  • Tuition Fees: 30,000/- (p.a.)
  • University Charges: 20,000/- (p.a.)
  • Refundable Security: 5,000/-

Course Syllabus

S.No.

Course Title

Course Code

1.

Information Systems and Programmes

MLS-101

2.

Advanced Knowledge Organization Classification (Practice)

MLS-103

3.

Advanced Knowledge Organization Cataloguing (Practice)

MLS-105

4.

Research Methodology

MLS-107

5.

Marketing of Library & information Products & Services

MLS-109

S.No.

Course Title

Course Code

1.

Information Storage and Retrieval

MLS-102

2.

Information and Communication Technology Application in LIS (Theory)

MLS-104

3.

Information and Communication Technology Application in LIS (Practical)

MLS-152

4.

Elective I (Chooe any one)

MLS-106

5.

PROJECT WORK / vivo - voce

MLS-192

Career Opportunitie you can choose after the course

Librarianship as a profession provides a variety of employment opportunities. Today there are a number of career prospects in Library and Information Science. The qualified professionals are employed in various libraries and information Centers. Trained library professionals can find opportunities for employment both as teacher and as a Librarian.

  • In School, College, Universities.
  • In Central Government Libraries.
  • In the training centers of banks.
  • In National Museum and Archives.
  • In NGOs working in different areas.
  • In R&D Centre like ICAR, CSIR, DRDO, ICSSR, ICHR, ICMR, ICFRE, etc.

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