code

SHS-03

Program Code
level

Post Graduation

Level
duration

1 Year

Duration

Programme Overview

Master of Library and Information Science is a 1-year full-time postgraduate program at Om Sterling Global University. As one of the top master’s degree college in Hisar, Haryana, we are 100% dedicated to render the best and highest possible quality of education to the aspiring students so that they can have an amazing life ahead. At Om Sterling Global University, we believe that a student must feel proud on the decision that they have made to study at our campus.

The objective of teaching Library Science at the top master’s college in Hisar, Haryana is to impart the students with a complete understanding of the conceptual framework of Library Science by familiarizing them with the Systems Approach in Libraries and Quality in Library Functions and Services along with the major Applications of ICT in Libraries. This Master’s degree program is taught here to convey the students via understanding about the philosophy of Library Science, its basic principles, fundamental laws and social impact, and to educate students about the professional ethics of librarianship.

Programme Objectives

The Master of Library and Information Science program at OSGU’s School of Humanities and Social Science (SHS) has the following program objectives

  • Polish the interpersonal and communicational skills of an aspiring student for the modern world
  • Ignite passion and innovation amongst the aspiring and current students
  • Develop a highly creative and job-oriented career for the interested applicants
  • Provide professional training of highest global standards for students’ prosperous career
  • Develop best-in-class professionals who can face modern world challenges & requirements

Programme Outcomes

The Master of Library and Information Science program will equip the students with the fundamental understanding about the various concepts of Library Management System and the related practices followed in University & College libraries. The students will be get familiarized with the development of Public Library System and the major Applications of ICT in Libraries and Information Centers and related issues affecting their implementation. The course of Master of Library and Information Science will make the students competent enough of being gainfully employed in various sectors as Library Administrator, Research analyst, Cataloguer, Library Assistant, archivist, as well as opting for higher studies and research. The course of Library Science will enable the students to develop the skills of information processing, organization and retrieval.

Career Path

The career path after successfully pursuing Master of Library and Information Science is paved with myriads of golden opportunities that are waiting for an aspiring student in the imminent future. Along with great engineers, lawyers, doctors, and scientists the world also needs Master of Library and Information Science graduates who possess a great understanding of this domain of study in library. By completing this 1-year master’s course at Om Sterling Global University, Hisar, Haryana, an aspiring student will be introduced to an ever-booming career.

Now, as per the skill set, interest, and aptitude attained, a student of Master of Library and Information Science can opt to become

  • Deputy Librarian
  • Electronic Resources Librarian
  • Information Architech
  • Integrated Library System Application Specialist
  • Junior Librarian
  • Junior Information Analyst
  • Library Attendant
  • Librarian

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum percentage and others criteria for admission will be as per UGC/ Concerned Regulatory Bodies.

Provided below are the criteria that need to be met for the given course.

For National Students

  • Pass in B.Lib.

For International Students

  • Rule framed by University Grants Commission (UGC) and notified in its website www.ugc.ac.in will be followed for deciding the eligibility and admission of International students to various courses offered in Om Sterling Global University, Hisar.

Programme Syllabus

The program syllabus of Master of Library and Information Science is carefully crafted to keep all the modern industry trends and demands of in our minds. The syllabus is meticulously curated so that an aspiring student can become a world-renowned professional in the domain of librarianship. Om Sterling Global University is committed to produce world-class professionals in the niche of who can revolutionize the industry with their intellect and innovation. The program syllabus at OSGU, Hisar, Haryana, contains all aspects of librarianship that are a must for the aspiring students who wants to become successful and earn respect in the community.

Semester I

S.No. Subject
01. Foundations of Library and Information Science
02. Knowledge Organization: Classification Theory
03. Knowledge Organization: Classification Practice
04. Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) Basics: Theory
05. Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) Basics: Practice

Semester II

S.No. Subject
01. Knowledge Organization: Cataloguing Theory
02. Knowledge Organization: Cataloguing Practice
03. Information Sources and Services
04. Management of Libraries and Information Centres
05. Library Operations
06. Book Publishing
07. Information Systems and Networks

Semester III

Note- In third semester students will study 3 common papers (paper XI,XII,XIII) and 2 optional papers out of any one of the following A, B, C, D options of their choice.

S.No. Subject
01. Information Processing and Retrieval
02. Information Processing and Retrieval
03. Kavya-Prakash Evam Sahitya -Darpan
04. Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) Advanced: Theory
Choose any one from the following three papers
01. E-Resource Management
02. Collection Development
03. Museology
Choose any one from the following three papers
01. Information Analysis, Consolidation and Repackaging
02. Preservation and Conservation
03. Archive Management
Choose any one from the following three papers
01. Digital Library
02. Web Designing
03. E-learning

Semester IV

S.No. Subject
01. Research Methods and Statistical Techniques
02. Information communication Technologies (ICTs) Advanced: Practice
03. Technical Writing and Communication Skills
Choose any one from the following three papers
01. Academic Library System
02. Public Library System
03. Special Library System
Choose any one from the following three papers
01. Information Literacy
02. Scientometrics
03. Information Politics and Economy

How to Apply

You can fill-up the Admission Enquiry Form below if you have any queries regarding the admission procedure in Master of Library and Information. Now, if you are unable to decide on which program to choose, feel free to reach out to us via the FREE tele-counseling session. If you have decided that you want to study Master of Library and Information and start a career in this domain then go ahead and fill-up the Online Application now.

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