Gulbarga University
Year of establishment: 1980-81
Gulbarga - 585 106, Karnataka State - India
DEPARTMENT OF P.G. STUDIES AND RESEARCH IN LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE

Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Library & Information Science
Courses Offered
Course
Intake
Duration
Eligibility
M.L.I.Sc.
25 (Regular) 06 (Self Supporting)
Four Semesters (Two years)
Any graduate with 50% of aggregate marks and 45% in case of SC/ST, Category-I
M.Phil.
1 FT+1PT per guide
One year (Full time) Two years (Part time)
Master’s Degree with 55% . Teachers with five years and candidates belonging to SC/ST and Category-I, the minimum per cent is 50%
Ph.D.
Maximum 6 per guide
Minimum 3 years maximum 5 years
Master’s degree with 55% and 50% in case of SC/ST and Category-I
Fee structure: (See Fee Notification)
Course outline (M.L.I.Sc.)
I Semester
II Semester
1.1
Foundations of Library and Information Science
2.1
Information Science
1.2
Management of Library and Information Centers
2.2
Information Sources and Reference Services
1.3
Knowledge Organization: Library Classification
2.3
Information Retrieval: Library Cataloguing
1.4
Fundamentals of Computers
2.4
Library Automation
Pr. 1.5
Knowledge Organization: Library Classification
Pr. 2.5
Information Retrieval: Library Cataloguing
Pr. 1.6
Fundamentals of Computers
Pr. 2.6
Library Automation
III Semester
IV Semester
3.1
Research Methods and Statistical Techniques
4.1
Networks and Networking
3.2
Electives:
3.2.1: Public Library System
3.2.2: Academic Library System
3.2.3: Special Library and Information System
4.2
Electives:
4.2.1: Informetrics and Scientometrics
4.2.2: Information Use Studies and User Education
4.2.3: Digital Libraries
3.3
Information Analysis, Consolidation, Repackaging and Dissemination
4.3
Technical Writing and Communication
3.4
Technologies for Information Management
4.4
Internet and Electronic Publishing
Pr 3.5
Information Analysis, Consolidation, Repackaging and Dissemination
Pr 4.5
Project
Pr 3.6
Technologies for Information Management
Pr 4.6
Internet and Electronic Publishing, Education Tour and Internship:Internet and Electronic Publishing, Education Tour,Internship*
* Internship shall be compulsory as Part of IV Semester for the Partial fulfillment of MLISc Degree.
Faculty
S. No.
Name / Phone No. / E-mail
Designation
Qualification
Specialization
1
Dr. B.S. Maheswarappa
+91 8472 245058 (R)
+91 9449292968 (Cell)
maheshwarappabs@hotmail.com
maheshwarappabs@gmail.com
maheshwarappa_bs@rediff.com
Professor
MSc (Botany), MLibSc, Ph D
Informetrics, User Studies, Collection Management, Library Automation and IT Applications, Special Libraries
2
Dr. N. Parvathamma
+91 8472 246946 (R)
+91 9845920346 (Cell)
Professor
MA, MLISc, Ph D, PG DCA
Informetrics, Information Technology Applications, User Studies
3
Dr. Lalitha K. Sami
+91 8472 249617 (R)
+91 9845644627 (Cell)
Professor
MA, Ph D(South Indian Studies), MLibSc, Ph D
Information Science and Services, User Studies, Special Libraries, Information Analysis, Consolidation, Repackaging and Dissemination
4
Dr. V.T. Kamble
+91 8472 245573 (R)
+91 9449654686 (Cell)
Professor & Chairman
MLISc, MPhil, Ph D
Library Management, Special Libraries, Library Cataloguing, Library Automation
5
Dr. D.B. Patil
+91 8472 324648 (R)
+91 9986420487 (Cell)
Associate Professor
MA, MLibSc, Ph D
Information and Communication Technology, University Libraries, Cataloguing, DBMS
Thrust Area
Information Use Studies, Collection Management, Computer Applications, ICT, Information Science, Academic and Special Libraries, Database Design, Creation and Management, Web Technology, Informetrics, Survey Research
Research Projects
On going
S. No.
Title of the Centre
Place of Centre
Funding Agency
Duration
Amount sanctioned
1
“Role of Universities in Digitizing Rural Areas” jointly with Dr Shahida of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad
Dr. Lalitha K. Sami(Co-Principal Investigator)
UGC
3 years
8.35 Lakhs
Completed
S. No.
Title of the Centre
Place of Centre
Funding Agency
Duration
Amount sanctioned
1
Creation of Databases of Faculty of Gulbarga University and Its Affiliated Colleges
Dr N Parvathamma
UGC
6 months 2004
Rs.90,000
Research Publications / Books
1
International
--
2
National
--
3
Any others
--
4
Books
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Research Guidance
1
Ph.D.
35
2
M.Phil.
20
Workshops / Seminars / Conferences Organized
1
Facilities Available
Good Class- rooms, OHP, LCD, Computers with Laser Printer and Quality printer. The Department is using The Central Computer Facility for Practicals
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