BS Library and Information Sciences

BS Library and information sciences is a 4-years degree program that develops core knowledge about library sciences with broad spectrum of management. This course aims to provide students with an overview of the general concepts, theories, principles, and methodologies that make up the foundation of LIS. This curriculum aims to improve students' ability to organize and manage library functions.
The new program will train highly qualified professionals to work in libraries, resource centers, documentation centers, archives, museums, information centers, and LIS schools. This equips students with management, research, ICT, advocacy, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities, as well as integrity and social responsibility, for information work in a fast-changing environment.

Core Courses

  • Information, Library & Society
  • Evaluation of Libraries & Information
  • Sources
  • User Services in Libraries
  • Use of Emerging Technologies in Library
  • Organization of Information
  • Basic Reference and Information Sources
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Collection Development & Management
  • Digital Libraries

Eligibility Criteria

  • 12 years of education with at least 50% marks.
  • Passing marks in the entrance exam.

Scope

Educational institutions, colleges, technical institutions, special education institutions, universities, all provincial and federal departments, banks, financial organizations, scientific and research organizations, public relations organizations, mass communication organizations, provincial and national assembly libraries, court libraries, hospital libraries, private organizations, and corporations, to name a few, all offer opportunities. The organizations and institutions listed above all provide excellent prospects for library science graduates.

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