• The ICFAI University,  Tripura

Faculty of Library & Information Science (LIS)

Faculty of Library & Information Science

The University offers campus-based, fulltime integrated M.Lib.I.Sc program of 2 years duration. M.Lib.I.Sc consists of four semesters of study, leading to a Master of Library & Information Science. Program is offered with a view to impart in depth knowledge and broad understanding of the basics of Library & Information Science. The program focuses on basic concepts, systems and services of libraries and information centres. The technology which is included across the curriculum, will impart the knowledgeable skills of the profession in preserving and providing access to the record of our cultural heritage and the document of scholarly research. The department of library science could be recognized national and internationally as a leader in producing information professionals. Those LIS professionals could be knowledgeable and ethical in the professional practices. While recognizing the rich culture and technical heritage of their fields, they will be prepare to make themselves adoptable in changing environment and also could be lifelong learners.

Faculty of Library & Information Science of IUT also offers Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation & Networking( PGDLAN)

Objectives
(a) To impart professional education and training to the students in organisation and management of different types of libraries and information centres.

(b) To provide understanding of the basic principles and laws of Library and Information Science to the students and enable them to appreciate the functions, purposes of library profession and services.

(c) To train the students in organization, retrieval and dissemination of information using latest relevant technology, particularly information technology in order to meet the challenges of the present-day Knowledge Society.

(d) To facilitate research in the field of Library and Information Science.