The duration for this course is one year which is equivalent to 2 semesters. It may vary in case of weekend classes and distance learning mode.
Further study options
After successful completion of this course, interested candidates can go for M.L.I.Sc., that is Masters of Library and Information Science. Higher qualification always pays in terms of better opportunities and salary scale. Candidates can also consider language courses to have wider range of job aspects in future.
Lastly M.Phil and PhD are also available for these candidates to pursue research as per their own interest.
The course includes study of topics like Knowledge Organization, Information Processing and Retrieval, Basics of Information Technology, Information Sources and Services, etc. It also includes specific courses like Foundation of Library and Information Science, Library and Users, Management of Information Centers, Libraries and Institutions. Candidates learn about Types of Libraries (National, Public and Academics), details about The British Library, Special and Corporate Libraries (their functions, objectives, features, etc.). They also learn about museums, Archives, and their records management.
They learn about Document Classification and Cataloguing through this course. The Library Field Survey and User Survey is a mandatory part of this course and candidates need to submit their report on the basis of their survey and data collection.
Lastly, factors affecting the library and its development are also an important part of this course.
These candidates are ideal for working in libraries, institutes, special places for data collection and catalogue preparation, etc. They can work in national organizations, museums, Archive galleries, etc.
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