Master of Library and Information Science Syllabus, M.L.I.Sc.Syllabus, MLIS Syllabus, Library Science Syllabus, Delhi University 


Short Description - Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.Sc.) Course Details, M.L.I.Sc. Syllabus, Exams Pattern, Eligibility Criteria for Admission, How to Get Admission, Course Duration, Course Fee, Medium - English/ Hindi of the University of Delhi (DU).

Course Duration - Full Time One Year - it Consists of two Semester (Semester-1 and Semester-2).

Course Mode - Under Regular Mode.

Medium - Hindi/English

Total Seat - 46 Seat

Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) or Master of Library Science 0r M.L.I.Sc. or M.Lib.Sc. Syllabus


Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.Sc.) Syllabus - Delhi University

First Semester Syllabus and Subject Code of M.L.I.Sc.

Paper 1- INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND PROGRAMMES (M-101)

Unit-1: Information Systems and Organisations - Information Organisation as a System: Basic Concepts, Types, and Characteristics of an Information System. Types of information systems: libraries, documentation centres, and information centres. Data centres, information analysis centres, Archives and translation pools: functions and services

Unit-2: National Information System and Policy - Planning and Design of the National Information System, National Information Policy, National Information Systems: NISCAIR, DESIDOC, NASSDOC, SENDOC, NDCMC,, ENVIS, etc.

Unit-3: Global Information Systems - Programs and Activities of UNESCO, UNISIST, and IFLA, etc. INIS, AGRIS, INSPEC, and MEDLARS, etc.

Unit-4: Resource Sharing, Library Networks, and Library Consortia - Programs and Activities of INFLIBNET and DELNET, CSIR E-Journals Consortium, UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium

Unit-5: Information Services and Information Products - Information Services, Literature Search, Documentation Services, Translation Services, CAS, SDI, Document Delivery Service, Alert Services and INTERNET Services, Information Products:, Newsletter, In-house Journal.

Paper 2- ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE ORGANISATION: CLASSIFICATION (Practical) (M-102)

Unit-1: Fundamentals of UDC - Introduction to Universal Decimal Classification (Latest Edition): Structure, Principles, and Organisation, Classification of Simple and Compound Subject Documents

Unit-2: Advance Applications of UDC - Introduction to Common Auxiliaries and Special Auxiliaries, Application of Common Auxiliaries, Special Auxiliaries, Devices, etc., Classification of Complex Subject Documents

Paper 3- ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE ORGANISATION: CATALOGUING (Practical) (M-103)

Unit-1: Non-Book Materials - Complexities of Periodicals, Manuscripts, Cartographic Materials, Microforms, Graphic Materials

Unit-2: Electronic Resources, Sound Recordings, Motion Pictures, Video Recordings, Computer Files, Web Resources.

Paper 4- INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN LIS (Theory) (M-104)

Unit-1: Web Technologies in Libraries - Implication of WWW on Library Websites, Web OPACs, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0: Features and Functions, Web Directories, Subject Gateways, Library Portals, etc., Weblogs (blogging), Podcasts, RSS Feeds, How to Instant Messaging System, Wikipedia, Flickr.

Unit-2: Integrated Library Automation and Networking Software - Open Source Library Software and Applications, Web-based Library Management Software, Library Software Securities Parameters, Virtual Library

Unit-3 Multimedia and Institutional Repositories - Multimedia Applications in Libraries, Image Creation using Photoshop and CorelDraw, etc., Institutional Repositories: Greenstone Digital Library, Dspace, and E-prints, etc.

Unit-4: Introduction of Networks - Types of Networks: Network Components, Categories, LAN Standards, and InterNetwork
Wireless Networking and Emerging Networking Technologies, Data Networks: Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), Digital Subscribers Line(DSL), Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), etc., Network Software: Network Operating Systems, Domain Name System and Network, #Management Systems, #OSI Network Model and #TCP/IP Reference Model.

Unit-5 Emerging Technologies in Libraries - RSS Feeds Technology and Libraries, Library Security Technology: RFID, Barcode, Smart Card and CCTV, etc., Video Conferencing and Audio Conferencing, Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR), Digital Content Management System, Federated Search and Multimedia Databases Search, Protocols: Z39.50 Standard for Retrieval and OAI-PMH, Artificial Intelligence and Libraries, Expert Systems in Libraries

Paper 5- RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (M-105)

Unit-1: Introduction to Research - Research: Concept, Need and Purpose, Research Problem and Research Design, Literature Review, Hypothesis: Definition, Types, Sources and Functions

Unit-2: Types of Research Methods, Historical, Survey and Experimental Case Study, Scientific Research and Statistical Research, etc.

Unit-3: Research Techniques - Research Techniques and Tools: Questionnaire, Interview, Observation, Schedule and Check-list, etc., Library Records and Reports

Unit-4: Statistics and its Applications - Descriptive Statistics – Measures of Central Tendency: & Dispersion, Correlations and linear regression, Chi-Square test, t-test, z-test, f-test., Presentation of Data: Tabular, Graphic, Bar Diagram and Pie Chart. Learn MS Excel, SPSS, and Web-based Statistical Analysis Tools.

Unit-5: Metric Studies and Style Manuals - Scientometrics, Infometrics and Webometrics, Manual Structure, Style, Contents- ISI, MLA, APA, CHICAGO, etc.

Paper 6- MARKETING OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION PRODUCTS AND SERVICES  (M-106)

Unit-1: Fundamental Concepts - Needs, Objectives and Philosophy, Marketing Environment: Producer, Consumer – Buyer Behaviour, Marketing Information System, Market Segmentation, Marketing Mix

Unit-2: Strategies and Techniques - Strategic Planning, Marketing Research, Marketing Process

Unit-3: Promotion of LIS Products and Services - LIS Products and Services as a Marketable Commodity, Pricing, Distribution Channels and Communication Strategies, Advertising, Sales Promotion, Public Relations, E-Marketing

Unit-4: Management Consultancy - Evolution, Need and Objectives, Voluntary versus Authenticated Consultancy, Impact of Management Consultancy on Librarianship, Role of Library Associations and LIS Schools

Unit-5: Information Analysis, Consolidation and Re-Packaging - Information Analysis and Consolidation: Concept, Need and Purpose, Packaging and Re-Packaging: Concept, Need, Purpose and Criteria, Information Consolidation Products: Concept, Types, Design and Development

Second Semester Syllabus and Subject Code of M.L.I.Sc.

Paper 7- INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN LIS (Practical)  (M-107)

Unit-1: Website Designing and Navigational Tools - Designing Static and Dynamic Library Websites, Designing Mobile Websites, Developing Web Directories, Subject Gateway and Library Portals, Designing and Developing Library Blogs, RSS Feeds, Wikis and Flickr, Learn Photoshop for Images Creations, CorelDraw for Make Logo and Web Designing, etc.

Unit-2: Integrated Library Management Systems and Institutional Repositories, Installation and Configuration, Hands-on Functional, Modules of an Integrated Library, Management System (Open Source), Web-based Library Management Software, Installation and Configuration, Hands-on Collection Building using GLI in Local and Web, Library, Customization of Digital Library Software.

Unit-3: Audio and Video Conferencing - Audio Conferencing, Video Conferencing

Unit-4: Advanced Searching and Metadata Creation - Downloading MARC 21 Records using Z39.50 Protocol, Federated Search Creation of Metadata

Paper 8- INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM (M-108)

Unit-1: Fundamental Concepts - Concept, Characteristics, Objectives, Types, Operations and Design, Compatibility of ISAR System, Information Retrieval Process and Search Strategy, Evaluation of ISAR System, Vocabulary Control Tools: Classification Schedules, Subject Heading Lists and, Thesaurus Need, Structure and Construction of Thesaurus, Principles and Evolution of Bibliographic Description

Unit-2: Knowledge Management - Introduction to Indexing Systems, Introduction to Indexing in Corporate System, Introduction to Indexing in Research System.

Unit-3: Bibliographic Description - Rules for Bibliographic, Standards for Bibliographic Record Formats, Metadata Concept, Metadata Standards: Dublin Core, MARC 21, etc.

Unit-4: Search Techniques and Information Retrieval - Man and Machine Retrieval System, Search Strategies: Boolean Operations, Proximity Search, Heuristic Search, Navigational Search, etc., Internet Searching and Meta Search Engines, Data Mining, Data Harvesting and Semantic Web Knowledge Management Retrieval.

Paper 9- INFORMATION LITERACY APPLICATIONS IN LIS (M-109)

Unit-1: FUNDAMENTAL OF INFORMATION LITERACY - Areas of Information Literacy, Standards and Models in Information Literacy, Role of Institution in Information Literacy.

Unit-2: INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAMMES - Scope of Information Literacy Programme, National Programmes in Information Literacy, International Programmes in Information Literacy.

Unit-3: METHODOLOGY OF INFORMATION LITERACY - Information Literacy Products: Library Brochure, Database Brochure, Web-based, Access Instructions, Information Bulletin, Designing of Information Literacy Programme, Implementation of Information Literacy Programmes.

Unit-4: APPLICATION OF INFORMATION LITERACY IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTRES - Information Literacy for Users, Information Literacy for Professionals and Research and Development

Unit-5: TRENDS IN INFORMATION LITERACY - Web-based Information Literacy System, OPAC Information Literacy System, Life-Long Learning System. 

Paper 10- M-110 - Elective Papers (Any one of the following options)

Paper -10(a) – PUBLIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEM ( M-110)

Unit-1: Public Libraries and their Development - Objectives and Functions, History and Development of Libraries with Special Reference to India, Role of Public Libraries in Society. 

Unit-2: Collection Development and Management - Periodicals, Conference Literature, Grey Literature and Government Publications, Non-Book Materials, Electronic Sources and Online Databases.

Unit-3: Library Organization and Administration - Organizational Structure, Staff Manual, Library Surveys, Statistics and Standards, etc.

Unit-4: Information Services - CAS, SDI, Abstracting and Indexing Services, Library Bulletin, Newspaper Clipping Services, Computerized Services, Resource Sharing and Networking.

Unit-5: Financial and Human Resource Management - Determination of Finance, Sources of Finance, Types of Budget, Nature, Size, Selection, Recruitment, Qualification and Training, Responsibilities and Duties, Competency Development.

Paper 10(b)- ACADEMIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEM (M-110-b)

Unit-1: Academic Libraries and their Development - Objectives and Functions, History and Development of Libraries with Special Reference to India, Role of Libraries in Formal and Non-Formal Education System, UGC and its Role in the Development of Institution and College/University Libraries.

Unit-2: Collection Development and Management - Periodicals, Conference Literature, Grey Literature and Government Publications, Non-Book Materials, Electronic Resources and Online Databases

Unit-3: Library Organization and Administration - Organizational Structure, Staff Manual, Library Surveys, Statistics and Standards, etc.

Unit-4: Information Services - CAS, SDI, Abstracting and Indexing Services, Library Bulletin, Newspaper Clipping Services
Computerized Services, Networking for Resource Sharing & INFLIBNET, UGC-INFONET Digital Library.

Unit-5: Financial and Human Resource Management - Determination of Finance, Sources of Finance, Types of Budget, Nature, Size, Selection, Recruitment, Qualification and Training, Responsibilities and Duties, Competency Development. 

Paper 10(c)- RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEM (M-110)

Unit-1: Research and Technical Libraries and their Development - Objectives and Functions, History and Development of Libraries with Special Reference to India, Role of Special Libraries and its Relationship with Parent Organization, Development of Research and Technical, Libraries

Unit-2: Collection Development and Management - Periodicals, Conference Literature, Grey Literature, Patents, Standards, Specifications and Government Publications, Non-Book Materials, Electronic Resources and Online Databases

Unit-3: Library Organization and Administration - Organizational Structure, Staff Manual, Library Surveys, Statistics and Standards, etc.

Unit-4: Planning and Organization of Various Information Services - CAS, SDI, Abstracting and Indexing Services, Library Bulletin, Newspaper Clipping Services, Computerized Services, Resource Sharing and Networks: RLIN, OCLC, etc.

Unit-5: Financial and Human Resource Management - Determination of Finance, Sources of Finance, Types of Budget, Nature, Size, Selection, Recruitment, Qualification and Training, Responsibilities and Duties, Competency Development 

Paper 10(d)- HEALTH SCIENCE LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEM (M-110 )

Unit-1: Health Science Libraries and their Development - Objectives and Functions, History and Development of Libraries with Special Reference to India, Role of Medical Libraries, Information Policies in Health & Family Welfare, Agencies Promotion and Development of Medical Libraries. 

Unit-2: Collection Development and Management - Periodicals, Conference Literature, Grey Literature, Patents, Standards, Specifications and Government Publications, Non-Book Materials, Electronic Resources and Online Databases

Unit-3: Library Organization and Administration - Organizational Structure, Staff Manual, Library Surveys, Statistics and Standards, etc.

Unit-4:  Information Services - CAS, SDI, Abstracting and Indexing Services, Library Bulletin, Newspaper Clipping Services, Computerized Services, Used Networking for Resource Sharing, Information Literacy Programmes.

Unit-5: Financial and Human Resource Management - Determination of Finance, Sources of Finance, Types of Budget, Nature, Size, Selection, Recruitment, Qualification and Training, Responsibilities and Duties, Competency Development 

Paper 10(e) - AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEM (M-110)

Unit-1: Agricultural Science Libraries and their Development - Objectives and Functions, History and Development of Libraries with Special Reference to India, Role of ICAR, Committees and Other Agencies in the Development of Agricultural, Libraries in India

Unit-2: Collection Development and Management - Periodicals, Conference Literature, Grey Literature, Patents, Standards, Specifications and Government Publications, etc., Non-Book Materials, Electronic Resources and Online Databases

Unit-3: Library Organization and Administration - Organizational Structure, Staff Manual, Library Surveys, Statistics and Standards.

Unit-5: Information Services - CAS, SDI, Abstracting and Indexing Services, Library Bulletin, Newspaper Clipping Services, Computerized Services, Resource Sharing and Networking: AGRIS, INAGRIS, CABI, etc., Information Literacy Programmes

Unit-5: Financial and Human Resource Management - Determination of Finance, Sources of Finance, Types of Budget, Nature, Size, Selection, Recruitment, Qualification and Training, Responsibilities and Duties, Competency Development 

Paper 10(f)-  ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGICAL LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEM (M-110)

Unit-1: Engineering and Technological Libraries and their Development - Objectives and Functions, History and Development of Libraries with Special Reference to India, Role of Engineering and Technological Libraries, Growth and Development of Engineering and Technological Libraries.

Unit-2: Collection Development and Management - Periodicals, Conference Literature, Grey Literature, Patents, Standards, Specifications and Government Publications, Non-Book Materials, Electronic Resources and Online Databases

Unit-3: Library Organization and Administration - Organizational Structure, Staff Manual, Library Surveys, Statistics and Standards, etc.

Unit-4: Information Services - CAS, SDI, Abstracting and Indexing Services, Library Bulletin, Newspaper Clipping Services Computerized Services, Resource Sharing and Networking: INDEST – AICTE Consortium, Information Literacy Programmes

Unit-5: Financial and Human Resource Management - Determination of Finance, Sources of Finance, Types of Budget, Nature, Size, Selection, Recruitment, Qualification and Training, Responsibilities and Duties, Competency Development 

Paper-11: Elective Interdisciplinary Papers(Any one of the following options)

Paper- 11 (a): Print and Electronic Sources  and Literature in Humanities

Unit-1: Historical Development - Scope of the Discipline and its Development, Research Trends in Humanities: Religion, Philosophy, Fine Arts and Literature

Unit-2:  User Studies and Information Seeking Behaviour - Information Needs of Users, Information Seeking Behaviour, User Studies: Importance, Objectives and Types, Planning User Survey, Methods of User Service

Unit-3: Information Sources and Evaluation - Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sources, Evaluation of Secondary Sources: Print and Electronic Resources

Unit-4: Databases and Internet Services- Networked and Distributed Databases, Consortia and Subject Gateways, Internet Resources and Services

Unit-5:  Role of Contributors and Institutions - Activities of Research Institutions and Professional Organisations in the Growth and Development of Humanities with Particular Reference to India, UK and USA Contributions.

Paper- 11 (b): Print and Electronic Sources and Literature in Natural Sciences

Unit-1: Historical Development - Scope of the Discipline and its Development, Research Trends in Natural Sciences: Physical and Biological Sciences

Unit-2: User Studies and Information Seeking Behaviour - Information Needs of Users, Information Seeking Behaviour, User Studies: Importance, Objectives and Types, Planning User Survey, Methods of User Service

Unit-3: Information Sources and Evaluation - Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sources, Evaluation of Secondary Sources: Print and Electronic Resources

Unit-4: Databases and Internet Services- Networked and Distributed Databases, Consortia and Subject Gateways, Internet Resources and Services.

Unit-5: Role of Contributors and Institutions - Activities of Research Institutions and Professional Organisations in the Growth and Development of Natural Sciences with Particular Reference to India, UK and USA.
           
Paper- 11 (c): Print and Electronic Sources and Literature in Social Sciences 

Unit-1: Historical Development - Scope of the Discipline and its Development, Research Trends in Social Sciences: History, Political Science, Economics and, Sociology

Unit-2 User Studies and Information Seeking Behaviour - Information Needs of Users, Information Seeking Behaviour, User Studies: Importance, Objectives and Types, Planning User Survey, Methods of User Service

Unit-3: Information Sources and Evaluation - Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sources, Evaluation of Secondary Sources: Print and Electronic Resources

Unit-4: Databases and Internet Services - Networked and Distributed Databases, Consortia and Subject Gateways, Internet Resources and Services

Unit-5: Role of Contributors and Institutions - Activities of Research Institutions and Professional Organisations in the Growth and, Development of Social Sciences with Particular Reference to India, UK and USA.

Paper-12: Project Work :  (a)  Project Report, and  (b)  Viva-Voce. (M-112)

Work for Paper shall start at the beginning of the second semester for which each student will be allotted a topic for writing the Project Report. The Project Report will be submitted at the end of the second semester on the date to be decided by the Department.

Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.Sc.) Course Credit Scheme.



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