Master of Library and Information Science

Library and Information Science

Program code: 058
Course code : 5801
Course Commencement : Sep 2024

Any Degree form UGC Recognized Universities/Colleges. And Should have passed with Aggregate 50% and Above

40% and above for SC/ST

Study Campus

School of Humanities & Social Sciences
#44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 560069
P : +08046501738

Admissions Office

JAIN Knowledge Campus
#44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 5600 69
P : +91 73376 13222
P : +91 76763 86870

Innovative and Learning Practice

Course Highlights
  • Enjoy the interlinked study of these major courses in Library Management Blended with IT.
  • Do a variety of career enhancement programs.
  • Get good career support from our experienced faculty
  • Get trained on the fundamentals

    Are you interested to learn Innovative Technologies like Cyber security, Information Literacy, Networking and consortia and want to pursue a career in understanding web technology, research etc.? This Programme offers a structured pathway to help you achieve this and ensures that you are an attractive proposition to employers.

    Jain (Deemed-to-be University) places importance on quality and value when it comes to academics and is committed to providing students with knowledge and skills that are in demand, besides offering opportunities to learn a variety of new concepts and skills.

  • Delve into the Experiential Learning

    Well–equipped digital classrooms, e-library, and state-of the-art-infrastructure are offered to create a unique academic ambience. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) has a multi-disciplinary approach to provide cutting edge quality education to students and enhance discipline, integrity, and the ability to think innovatively. The University aims to create future leaders, who can be the driving force in the society.

  • Get trained on career centric concepts

    At Jain (Deemed-to-be University), students can build academic networks through seminars, conferences, University-Industry interface, study-tours and internships that bring endless opportunities to create great career paths

  • Further Study Guidelines

    Programs at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) offer a strong basic foundation for further studies encouraging your passion to cater to human development as well as the changing industry and social needs.

Semesters I
  • Foundations of Library and Information Science
  • Information Sources-Print and Electronic
  • Knowledge Organization-Classification (Theory and Practice)
  • Research Methodology
  • Information Communication Technology
  • SCE
    Computer Applications
Semesters II
  • Management of Libraries and Information Centres
  • Cataloguing and Metadata(Theory and Practice)
  • Academic and special library systems (4)
  • Library Automation (Theory and Practice)
  • SCE
    Infometrics and Scientometrics
  • Research Publication
    Academic Writing (Research Paper-1)
  • DSE Project
    Fundamentals of Innovation and Venture Development in Entrepreneurship-I
Semesters III
  • Library and Networking Consortia
  • Digital library – (Theory and Practice)
  • Internship Training (Practical)/ Library Tour
  • DSE
    Marketing of Information Products and Services / Information Literacy
  • DSE
    Digital Resource Management / Cyber Security
  • OE
    Open Elective
  • Publication Dissertation (Orientation)
Semesters IV
  • Web Technologies
  • Academic Integrity and Research Quality
  • DSE
    SPSS Statistical Tool / Information User and User Studies
  • DSE
    Reference Management Software / Open Access Initiatives- National and International
    Fundamentals of Innovation and Venture Development in Entrepreneurship - IV
  • SCE
    Digital Humanities
  • Dissertation
    Dissertation & Viva Voce

The objective of Jain (Deemed-to-be University) is to provide integrated coaching to students that adds value to students' profile and can make them more employable. These value added courses are designed as per current industry standards in partnership with other institutions.

Master degree in Library and information Science is the main requirement for most careers as Head in this field and fosters you to develop excellent skills and enter into a wide range of employment areas. You are not just limited to careers in one subject because of IT combination which gives you a good knowledge for the betterment of your profession. There are many employers, representing many different sectors of industries who are interested in the excellent observational, writing –Speaking skills and strong subject knowledge in students of this background.

After studying MLISc, -Academic Libraries like; School, College libraries, Special Libraries like; research libraries, industrial libraries; Health Science libraries, Information Centres, Corporate organizations like; IBM, Infosys, TCS, HCL, HAL, BEML, BHEL, DRDO, NAL, ISRO, Professional bodies like; INFLIBNET, DELNET, NIC, hospitals etc. offer an exciting and amazing career path for students of Master of Library and Information Science.