About B.Lib & Information Sciences


Libraries act as the fountains of knowledge which seek to edify and facilitate the learning process by providing learning resources for research and reference. The Bachelors in Library and Information Sciences program is a 1-year under-graduate training program which is centred towards imparting the fundamentals of knowledge relating to libraries and information sciences. The program also goes on to develop unique skillsets and an the ability to navigate the digital and physical dimensions of librarianship. With the growing scope of the digital community, the program is uniquely designed to shape and develop experts who are effectively skilled to actively work in the areas and aspects of data recording and library management. The program focuses on developing a specified line of knowledge and expertise in the fields of library management, administration, book and journal procurement. The course develops within the students a broad and wide scope of knowledge in the various fields and areas of knowledge related to literary works. It also goes on to enhance the memory capacity of students, making them more effective and efficient in handling the day to day aspects of book procurement and library requirements. The Faculty goes on to focus particularly on the development of the digital skills of the students, which allow them to make full use of the various digital resources which are available for the students. As a way to shape and develop the practical skills of the students, Parul University is equipped with 17 libraries, with academic resources which allow the students to be regularly and practically engaged all throughout their course

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B.Lib & Information SciencesProgram Outcomes


Why Study B.Lib & Information Sciences

Library sciences forms the most fundamental part of the learning curve, as they play a fundamental role in shaping and facilitating the learning resources. The program is strategically designed to shape and develop individuals who are skilled with the effective management and organisational skills which allow them to effectively conduct their roles. The program goes on to develop within the student an understanding of the various digital key areas in the library industry.
Academic Librarian

Academic Librarian

An ability to utilize advanced skills of information knowledge, knowledge management, digital libraries, information gathering, processing and retrieval.

Library Attendant

An ability to have an understanding of the basic principles and theories of Library and Information Science.

Library Attendant
Information Analyst

Information Analyst

An ability to demonstrate a thorough understanding of IT applications in information environment including networks and communication systems.

Technical Writer

An ability to understand the role of libraries and information centres in socio-economic development of the individual as well as society.

Technical Writer
Editor

Editor

An ability to demonstrate growth in personal and professional responsibility, with the effective skillsets to navigate the industrial needs.

Duration: 1-Year(Semester System)


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Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate shall have passed any Bachelor’s degree with minimum 45% marks (40% for reserved category students) from a recognized University.

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Mode of Admission

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B.Lib & Information Sciences feesFees

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B.Lib & Information Sciences

₹ 20,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

B.Lib & Information Sciences CurriculumCurriculum

Foundation of Library and Information Science

Library Cataloguing

Library Classification

Management of Library and Information Centres

Reference and Information Sources

Information Technology: Basic

Reference and Information Services

Internship

Project Work: Literature and Field Survey

Soft Skills (Communication Skill)

 

B.Lib & Information Sciences Curriculum Our Learning Resources


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18 Practical Libraries

Parul University is equipped with over 18 State of the Art libraries which function effectively towards ensuring the effective execution of the learning process amongst the students

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Computer Labs

Commercial education is becoming highly digital thus it maintains close ties with the contemporary trends in innovative technology therefore specific computer labs are

B.Lib & Information Sciences CurriculumActivities


Sustainable Librarianship: Reengineering and Reimagining Libraries

The International Conference on Sustainable Librarianship: Reengineering and Reimagining Libraries, was organised at Parul University's Vadodara campus. It commenced from the 19th of December, till the 21st of the month and covered an in depth knowledge of the distinct elements relating to digital library spaces towards futuristic developments. This gathering of minds was made possible through the joint efforts of the Faculty of Library Sciences and the University's Central Library, in conjunction with Management Libraries Network, (MANLIBNET).

Seminar on “Future Librarianship”

Central Library Parul University, Faculty of Library and Information Science & CIVOM, Indore had jointly organized a one day Seminar on Future Librarianship and also arranged a special talk of Mrs. Kaajal Oza Vaidya on 'Pustak Param Sakha' on the occasion of celebrating Birth Anniversary of Dr. S.R. Ranganathan (Father of Library Science). The programme was held at Parul University on 10th August, 2017.

World Book Day & Copyright Day

Faculty of Library and Information Science & Faculty of Law Jointly Celebrated World Book Day & Copyright Day on the 23rd of April 2018. On this occasion both faculties had organized Quiz Competition, Poster Making Competition and an Open Discussion and Special Talk on Copyright. Open Discussion and Special talk event started with welcoming the honorable expert Dr. S. F. Xavier, (Director of Research & Development Cell, Parul University), Dr. Akhil Saiyad, (Director of Faculty of Law, Parul University), Dr. Dhaval Bhatt (Chief Librarian, Parul University) and students and faculty members of Parul University.

Dhoom 2020

Parul University's annual festival is a celebration of cultural diversity and features a platform for student's creative expression. For the budding and creative students of the University, the platform develops and shapes their interpersonal skills and personal confidence to match the needs of the industry and enhance their employability.

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