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Department of Library & Information Science

 

Courses offered: MLISc, C Lib Sc M.Phil, Ph.D.

Nature of Course: Semester Scheme

Duration of Course: 4 Semesters (2 Years)

Intake:

  • MLISc : 30+10 (Payement)
  • C Lib: 40

Eligibility: 

M.L.I.Sc.- A candidate should possess any bachelor's degree with 50% marks in aggregate (40% in case of SC/ST & Cat I and 45% for OBC candidates) obtained from any recognized University.

C Lib Sc.- A candidate should have passed SSLC/Xth standard of Govt. of Karnataka or its thereto, shall be eligible for admission to C Lib Sc course.

 

Chairperson
Prof.P.G.Tadasad
Designation  Professor & Chairperson, Department of Library & Information Science
Prof.Kannan
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Telephone No (Office)   08352-229012
Email pgtadasad@gmail.com

 

Faculty Details

Name Qualification Specialization Designation Profile
Prof.P.G.Tadasad MLISc,Ph.D   Professor and Chairperson
Dr.Gavisiddappa Anandhalli
M.Sc.,M.Phil,
P.G.D.C.A.,
Ph.D
  Asst. Professor
Dr.Shantadevi T. MSc, PhD   Asst. Professor

 Vision:

     Advance the well-being of women community through education, research and outreach programs in Library and   Information Science.

  Mission:

  • To provide quality LIS education to meet national and global challenges by blending theoretical knowledge of LIS with practical skills.            
  • To encourage the faculty to pursue academic excellence through research and publications
  • To promote the use of ICT in teaching and research
  • To inculcate values and ethics among students in practicing the profession.
  • To promote leadership qualities among LIS students
  • To prepare graduates for life-long learning and to be able to carry out information practice with competence.

Facilities:

  • Best suited curriculum with required orientation to ICT applications based on employers’ expectations.
  • Internship, Project work, and Study Tour are part of the curriculum.
  • The class rooms are well equipped with modern teaching gadgets like LCD, Digital boards, latest editions of DDC, UDC, AACR2R.
  • First department on the campus to have digital class room equipped with smart-board, scanner and e-podium including digital board in the Lecture Halls
  • IT Lab with 30 computers provided with different Library Software’s installed on the systems.
  • High definition barcode printer, scanner, printing and Xerox machines available for use
  • Prof A K Baradol Study scholarship is awarded every year to a student who joins MLISc course with highest marks at degree level.
  • Late (Smt) Sadhana Venkatesh Toragal Gold medal is awarded to a student who passes MLISc with highest marks.

Career Opportunities:

  How this course helps the students in building their career in this Library world.

Achievements:

  • Placement rate: High placement 95% and above
  • UGC Post Doctoral Scholars : 02
  • KSET eligible candidates:      07
  • Dr. Gavisiddappa Anandhalli received “Best Teacher Award” 2015, from Karnataka State SC/ST Library Professional Association.
  • Dr. Shantadevi T received “NSS Best Officer State Award 2013”, from Government of Karnataka on 28thOctober, 2013.
  • Dr. Shobha Patil received “ILA - AG Motiwale Award for Young Professionals-2012” for best Paper written and presented at the 58th All India Library Conference at Karnataka University, Dharwad, Karnataka on Feb 24th -27th, 2013.
  • Deepa R. Kulkarni received “Best paper award”, in National Conference on Contemporary Engineering College Libraries: Challenges and Prospects. Organized by Library and Information Centre, Kalpataru Institute of Technology, Tiptur on Jan 10th - 11th, 2014.
  • Danamma I Kurle received “Best paper award”, in National Conference on Contemporary Engineering College Libraries: Challenges and Prospects. Organized by Library and Information  Centre, Kalpataru Institute of Technology, Tiptur on Jan 10th - 11th, 2014.
  • Bhakti S. Badigannavar received “Best paper award”, in National Conference on Contemporary Engineering College Libraries: Challenges and Prospects. Organized by Library and  Information Centre, Kalpataru Institute of Technology, Tiptur on Jan 10th - 11th, 2014.
  • Geetanjali H G reveived “University Level NSS Best Volunteers Award” for the year 2014-15. Organized by NSS Cell, Karnataka State Women’s University, Jnana Shakti Campus,  Torvi, Vijayapura.
  • Pinkyani Hanumant Chukani received “University Level NSS Best Volunteers Award” in October 2015, in  NSS Special Program. Organized by NSS Cell, Karnataka State Women’s  University, Jnana Shakti Campus, Torvi, Vijayapura. 
  • Rabeka Lalappa Halge received “University Level NSS Best Volunteers Award” in October 2015 in NSS Special Program. Organized by NSS Cell, Karnataka State Women’s University,  Jnana Shakti Campus, Torvi, Vijayapura.
Contact:
Prof. P G Tadasad
Professor and Chairperson
Phone :08352 – 229012
Mobile: +91 9448180973