School of Informative Sciences & Communicative Studies

Department of Library and Information Sciences

The Department of Library and Information Sciences offers Masters in Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc) and Ph.D programmes with the aim of developing efficient information and knowledge managers.

Vision/Programme Learning outcome
This Program focuses on developing skills for organizing information, processing, retrieval and managing libraries and information centres by applying the principles of librarianship and professional ethics. It also enhances the skill of implementing Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to various operations of the library.


  1. Prof. S.K. Bawa – HoD (Additional Charge)
  2. Dr. Raj Kumar, Assistant Professor
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  3. Dr. Natrajan (Guest Faculty)

Academic Programmes Offered

  • 2020-22
    • Master of Library and Information Science
    • Ph.D Library & Information Science
  • 2019-21
    • Master of Library and Information Science


Academic Calendar

  1. 2019-20

Thrust Areas of Research
The following are the thrust areas of research in the field of LIS:

  • Library user Studies
  • Preservation: Digital Libraries and Digital Archiving
  • Quantitative Studies: Librametrics, Bibliometrics and Scientometrics
  • Website Evaluation: Webometrics, Web mining
  • Research Evaluation: Citation Analysis, Citation Mining, Research Information management and Altmetrics
  • Social Media applications in libraries
  • Database Management: Data mining, knowledge discovery
  • Web Technologies: Semantic web, Ontologies, web based library services
  • Content Management: Content analysis, Text mining