Warm Greetings and welcome from DLIS, CSJMU Kanpur
The department recognised and appreciates you as an equal contributor in the teaching, learning and research at Chhatrapati Shahuji Ji University Kanpur.
We aim to transform the young budding information professionals through excellent education, training and innovative programs that not only meet the needs and demands of the job market but also embraces the merging and changing trends and issues in the changing environment. At department, in our team we have rich and like-minded faculty who come with a good number of exposure in teaching and library practice.
Department offers one-year Bachelor and Master’s program. The course contents are designed and proposed aligning with the need of changing ICT and its impact on libraries, Information centres and society. Mode of teaching includes lectures, assignments, presentations, group discussions and academic tour in order to train the students intellectual and problem solvers. Students are encouraged and promoted to take internship programme in different libraries across the country and thus many students have got placed in the various libraries as professionals. The Alumni of the Department are quite visible amongst the LIS Professionals in the country.
We welcome to all those students who have an interest in entering and progressing within the LIS profession. Your successful career journey is here at CSJMU Kanpur.
Welcome on board!!
Dr. Ashish Shrivastava
Department of Library Science at CSJMU aim to impart the quality education in the field of Library Science through effective teaching and practical training. The department runs under the School of Arts and Humanities. The Department currently offers one-year Bachelor’s and one-year Master’s Programme in Library Science. Students from diverse backgrounds from different parts of India can apply for the course. The students are welcome those have an interest in entering and progressing within the LIS profession.
Information communication technology helped libraries and information centers to create and come up with new strategies and explore opportunities for sharing, managing and organizing information and also community to encourage intellectual exploration. Today in the changing environment, it is a need for the skilled library professionals having a degree in LIS which is amalgamation of technical, managerial and an understanding mindset of the changing knowledge society in this digital era. The course is designed and prepared, keeping in mind the current scenario of higher education in the field of LIS in India. The Department is working to produce well equipped manpower by offering a strong theoretical foundation as well as hands on practical classes, seminars, presentations, curriculum stipulated practical visit to reputed libraries of India, and internship program in the various libraries and information centers in India.
The offered programs by the Department of Library Science aims-
1. Provides students with a strong, well-rounded education through a curriculum that reflects the profession's immediate and long-range needs and prepares students to be leaders in a changing field.
2. Describe the historical and theoretical foundations of information science.
3. Apply ethics to every aspect of the practice of the profession.
4. promotes excellence in research contributions to the base of theoretical and practical knowledge in library and information science.
5. encourages students, faculty members, and alumni to shape the future of the profession by filling key roles in organizations involved in all aspects of the information cycle.
Department of Library Science