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Here I am looking for the M.L.I.Sc. Syllabus offered at Mysore University - Department of Library and Information Science. Can you please tell me from where I can get it??

As you are looking for the M.L.I.Sc Syllabus offered at Mysore University - Department of Library and Information Science so here I am providing you the same

M.L.I.Sc Syllabus:

Ist Sem:

Hard Core

Library, Information and Society
Information Sources
Information Processing: Cataloguing-I
Information Processing: Classification-I

Soft Core

Information Processing: Cataloguing - II
Information Processing: Classification -II
Personality Development & Communication Skills

IInd Sem:

Hard Core

Management Centers of Libraries and Information
Fundamentals of Information Technology
Information Processing: Cataloguing - III
Information processing: Classification -III

Soft Core

Public Libraries and Information Centers
Academic Libraries and Information Centers
Industrial Libraries and Information Centers
Bio-Medical Libraries and Information Centers
Corporate Libraries and Information Centers

Open Elective

Digital Information Management

IIIrd Sem:

Hard Core

Information Retrieval
Library Automation and Networks
Library Automation Software

Soft Core

Marketing of Information Services Products and
Conservation and Preservation of Information Resources
Users and User Studies

Open Elective

Web 2.0
Electronic Information Sources and Services

IVth Sem:

Hard Core

Information Systems and Services
Research Methodology
Digital Libraries and E-publishing

Soft Core

Digital Library Software
Webometrics, Informetrics & Scientometrics
Project Work / Dissertation

Open Elective

Scholarly Communication
Information Literacy
Content Management Systems

Detailed syllabus:

First Semester

Hard Core

Library, Information and Society

Unit -1

- Social and historical foundations of Library: Library as an institution and its evolution, Library as a
socio and cultural institution.
- History of Libraries.
- Library movement in India.
- Different types of Libraries - functions, objectives, and activities.
- Role of Library in formal and informal education.

Unit -2

- Definitions and notions of Information. Contributions of Belkin, Robertson, Derwin, Ingwersen, etc.
- DIKW model (Data- Information- Knowledge-Wisdom).
- Information, Information Science, Information society.
- Information as a resource/commodity.
- Information Transfer Cycle-Generation, Collection, Storage and dissemination.
- Role of Information in planning, Management, Socio-economic development, Technology transfer.
- Communication theories and models. Barriers to communication. Levels of communications
Intrapersonal, interpersonal and mass communication.

Unit -3
- Five laws of Library Science and their implications.
- Development of Libraries in India with special reference to Karnataka
- Library legislation Need and purpose. Library legislation in India problems and prospects.
- Overview of public Library acts in Indian States, Detailed study of Karnataka Public Library Act
- Delivery of Books (Public Libraries) and News paper Act, 1954 and 1956, Intellectual Property
Rights (IPR) and Copyright Act, Right to Information Act.

Unit - 4
- Library and Information Profession: Attributes of a profession, Librarianship as a profession,
Professional ethics and qualities, Professional education and research.

Unit -5
- Professional associations Objectives and functions, Role of professional associations in Library
development; Regional Library associations- KALA; National Library associations - ILA, IATLIS,
IASLIC ; International Library associations –IFLA, FID,ALA, SLA, and LA.
- Promoters of Library and Information services: National level - RRRLF, International level
UNESCO. Public relations and extension activities.
- National Knowledge Commission (NKC) and its role.

Rest of the detailed syllabus is attached in below file which is free of cost for you.


The University of Mysore
The Registrar
Vishwavidyalaya Karyasoudha
Crawford Hall,
Mysore - 6
Phone: 0821-2419361
Email: registrar@uni-mysore.ac.in

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