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PERIYAR UNIVERSITY

NAAC 'A++' Grade with CGPA 3.61 (Cycle - 3)
State University - NIRF Rank 63 - ARIIA Rank 10
Salem-636011, Tamilnadu, India.



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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Library and Information Science was established in 2011.The Department has full-fledged, dedicated and committed team of faculties with rich research experience. The Syllabus coverage in the Department is on par with the international standards. The multimedia technology is used in regular classes. The programmes offered by the Department are M.Lib.I.Sc two year CBCS programme, M.Phil.in Library and Information Science and PhD Research programme. All the passed out students got well placed in leading Academic institution and research institutions with decent pay and perks.

VISION

The dynamic leadership style in library and information science will be instituted and fostered through quality education, need-based education, hands-on training and research activities.

MISSION


Library and information science professionals are passionate about changing the world positively

Why Should I Pursue A Library and Information Science Course?

Careers in library science will make you well-read and cultured.

Your knowledge will be empowered by a career in library science. You will be able to work in a quiet indoor environment (if you pursue a library science career).

Careers in library science will allow you to live your life to the fullest.


Career Opportunities in LIS Professionals

Library and Information Science degree programs are deploying their skills in their communities, companies, and other organizations. This shows the wide range of career opportunities in Information Science in the universe.

Library and Information Science has been one of the Best Careers. The demand and importance of library science are rapidly rising in India as it moves towards a knowledge society. Consequently, job opportunities for librarians are on the upswing. Nevertheless, with the advent of Information technology and computers, the traditional concept is being redesigned to include not only books and other printed materials but also new tools of information like e-resources, the internet, virtual libraries, etc. There are a lot of scopes for a career in library science and the person in this field can find employment opportunities in the following areas.

1. Public/Government libraries

2. Universities / Colleges / Schools and other academic institutions

3. Law library / Special library 4. Research agencies - DRDO, CSIR

5. News agencies and organisations

6. Private organisations 7. Hospital/ Bank Library

8. Foreign embassies and High Commissions

9. Photo/ Film / Radio / Television libraries

10. Information centres/Documentation centres

11. Companies and organisations with large information handling Requirements

12. Museums and Galleries

13. Publishing companies


Types of library-science professionals:

Some of the career options are given below:

1. Library Attendant

2. Library Assistant

3. Semi-Professional Assistant

4. Junior Librarian/Professional

5. Assistant Librarian

6. Deputy Librarian

7. Librarian / Chief Librarian

8. Researcher / Scientists

9. Consultant / Reference Librarian

10. Cataloguer / Technical Assistant / Records Manager

11. Director/Head of Information Centre

12. Senior Information Analyst

13. Junior Information Analyst

14. Senior Senior Information Analyst

15. Law Librarian

16. Indexer

17. Information Architect

18. Archivist

19. Data curator

20. Data Administer / Data Base Management

21. Web Content Developer

22. Manager - Learning Resource Centre (LRC)

23. Web service Librarian

24. Chief Information Officer

25. Digital Archivist

26. Research Analysts


Facilities in Department of Library and Information Science, Periyar University

1. Computer Lab with internet facility

2. Wi-Fi facility in campus

3. Access to e-books, and e-journals

4. Remote Access of e-resources

5. Subscription to national and international journals and magazines

6. Latest books on library and information science,

7. Separate hostels on campus for girls and boys


The students undergo an internship for 21 days in a National prestigious institution (IIT/IIM) during the summer vacation of the first year i.e. end of the second semester.

Students are encouraged to participate in national seminars and conferences to present papers.

The Department arranges placements in various libraries and information industries.



PROGRAMMES OFFERED

PROGRAMMES OFFEREDELIGIBILITY
M.Lib.I.Sc (Library and Information Science)

A candidate who has passed any degree examination of this university or an examination of any other Universities / Institutions approved and recognised by the Syndicate of this University as equivalent there to (10+2+3).

M.Phil (Library and Information Science) [as per University Norms]
Ph.D (Library and Information Science)[as per University Norms]
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Syllabus


S.No
PROGRAMMES DETAILS
2018 - 2019 ONWARDS
1 M.Lib.I.Sc (Library and Information Science) SYLLABUS
2 M.Phil (Library and Information Science) SYLLABUS

 

2016 - 2017 ONWARDS
1 M.L.I.S (Library and Information Science) SYLLABUS
2 M.Phil (Library and Information Science) SYLLABUS

 

2014 - 2015 ONWARDS
1 M.L.I.S (Library and Information Science) SYLLABUS

 

Visiting Professors

No of Professors Visited

Particulars of Visiting Professors

Dates visited

 

 

 

03

Prof W K M M K Weerasinghe
Professor
DLIS
University of Kelaniya
Sri Lanka

Dr (Mrs.) WathmanelSeneviratne
Chief Librarian
Open University of Sri Lanka
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

Mrs. Asoka SriyaniSiriwardana
Chief Librarian
Rajarata University
Mihintale, Sri Lanka

01 – 03 Feb, 2016

 

 

02

Dr M Krishnamurthy
Associate professor
DRTC, Bangalore.

Dr A Thirumagal
University Librarian
ManonmaniamSundaranar University
Tirunelvelli

03-05 Nov, 2016

 

 

 

03

Prof. Dr. Samuel AnbahanAriadurai
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor,
Open University, Sri Lanka.

Dr (Tmt.) G.Valli
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor
Mother Teresa University
Kodaikanal

Mr. Samson Emmanuel
Attaché for Cooperation in French Language
Embassy of France

22 – 24 Nov, 2016

 

 

02

W.J Jeyaraj
University Librarian
Eastern University
Chenkaladi
Sri Lanka

Mr RasiahMaheswarn
University Librarian
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka

16 – 18 Feb, 2017

 

 

 

03

Prof. Dr. Samuel AnbahanAriadurai
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor
Open University of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka.

Dr S SrinivasaRagavan
Professor & Head, DLIS
Bharathidasan University,
Trichy.

Dr K Elavazhagan
Chief Knowledge Officer
Indian Institute of Management
Trichy

 

 

 

 

14 – 16March, 2017

 

 

02

Dr PratheepanThuraiyappah
University Librarian
UvaWellasa University
Sri Lanka

Mr RasiahMaheswarn
University Librarian
University of Peradeniya
Kandy, Sri Lanka

6 – 8 March, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

04

Prof. Dr.JayanthaLalRatnasekera
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor
UvaWellassa University, Badulla, Sri Lanka

Dr. M.F. HibathulCareem
Registrar
UvaWellassa University, Badulla, Sri Lanka

Dr.T. Pratheepan
University Librarian
UvaWellasa University
Sri Lanka

DeraniNathashaDissanayake
Edith Cowan University Australia

14/12/2018

Conference / Workshop

SI.No Date Name of the Conference/Workshop Number of Participants
1 20-10-2020 Workshop on OPEN SOURCE Software for Statistical data analysis 125
2 14-12-2018 International Seminar on Research Intelligence and Database 832
3 06-03-2018
to
08-03-2018
Using Open Source Library Management System using Koha, Dspace and Drupal 55
4 15-03-2017 International Serminar on Recent Trends in Higher Education : Challenges and Strategies 780
5 03-03-2017 National Workshop on Statistical Tools for Research 111
6 15-02-2017 National Workshop on Open Source Software for Statistical Data analysis 146
7 01-12-2016 International Workshop on Scholarly Research Publications:Writing,Citations and Plagiarism 710
8 23-11-2016 International Seminar on Measurement of Quality Publications: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities 835
9 03-11-2016
to
04-11-2016
National workshop in Reference Management Tools 75
10 06-10-2016
and
07-10-2016
Library Management Using KOHA and Word Press:Hands on Training 47
11 30-03-2016 Analysis of data Using SPSS Package 95
12 17-02-2016 Scientometric tools and its applications 89

ACTIVITIES


FACILITIES

Department of Library science
1
ClassRoom
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Library Science Classroom - 1
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Library Science Classroom - 2
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Library science Computer Lab
1

Funded Projects

Name of the Faculty Title of theProject Funding Agency Sanctioned Amount Year Status
Dr.E.S. Kavitha Awareness and usage of Electronics Resources by SC and ST Research Scholars and PG Students in Periyar University and its Affiliated Colleges: An Analytical Study ICSSR 1,50,000 2017-2018 Completed

ALUMNI

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CONTACT US:

Professor and Head
Department of Library and Information Science
Periyar University
Periyar Palkalai Nagar
Salem – 636011
Tamil Nadu
India
Ph: 0427-2345766 (Ext.No:338)
E-Mail : dlis@periyaruniversity.ac.in
 

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