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B.A Library Science Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Bachelor of Arts in Library Science


Do you have a passion for reading books? Do you like organizing and documenting resources? Then this course B.A in library is suitable for you to make a career and be a life long learner? Learn more about course details, eligibility criteria, admission procedure in various colleges and universities in India.

Course Name: B.A Library Science
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Stream: Education
Course Category: Education
Duration: 3years

Overview of B.A in Library Science


Library Science involves documentation of information, knowledge management and bibliography. The program focuses on principles and practices for library administration. The two main areas related to library are informatics and information science. Students learn to access resources easily, get in-depth know how about digital media to navigate and handle information effectively. Librarians equip themselves with art of managing documents, records, manuscripts, various reading materials, magazines, papers etc. The program trains individuals in learning specialized computer software to organize records and update information. The job of librarian caters to the needs of readers’ interest, finding information and locating the materials.

  • Eligibility criteria for the Course

  • Students who have passed their 10+2 class with science stream from a recognized university are eligible.

  • Subjects of Study

  • The topics covered are library and society, management, history, information science, cataloging and classification, digital and modern library services and e-learning library.



    Colleges offering B.A Library Science course in India

    College NameUniversityState
    Bhoj MahavidyalayBarkatullah UniversityMadhya Pradesh
    Greenway Institute of Management StudiesUttarakhand Technical UniversityUttarakhand
    Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Alias Garhwal UniversityDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University
    Hindu Kanya College KapurthalaGuru Nanak Dev UniversityPunjab
    Indira Priyadarshini CollegeBarkatullah UniversityMadhya Pradesh
    Kinwat Education Society's Baliram Patil Art, Science And Commerce CollegeSwami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada UniversityMaharashtra
    Meenakshi Ramasamy Arts and Science CollegeBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
    Presidency CollegeBerhampur UniversityOdisha

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    Additional Information About the Course


    The study involves theoretical and practical aspects of information management. The course exposes students in locating and using relevant information, reference materials etc. The program aims at providing knowledge about principles and cataloging methods, description and subject analysis. The students are taught print and non- print materials and functions of library. Emphasis is laid on media utilization in libraries. Students gain information about children and adolescent literature, activities for youth and story telling.

    In recent years, there has been tremendous changes in library and information science due to phenomenal advancements in communication technology. The networking society needs instant updates of knowledge and information. The requirements of users has changed drastically and the use of libraries has increased. Librarians play a vital role in the academic world, they are information people. Library science uses tools from information technology for collecting, preserving records and resources. The professionals, students and people in general have oriented themselves for quick information and references to access and update to their needs. The program also exposes the students to history and origin of books and printing. Learning process involves diversity of information available in print and other media. Students gain Practical knowledge of information collection, storage , access and retrieval using internet The course equips students with problem solving and in system analysis.

    Placements for Librarians


    Qualified students find placements in companies, foreign embassies, institutions, government and private sectors, museums, information center's, libraries, publishing houses, film companies, galleries, reading rooms, broadcasting agencies, archives, statistical research centers etc.

    B.A Library Science Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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