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Welcome to the Department of Library and Information Science at the University of Karachi. The Department of Library and Information Science is dedicated to educating individuals in the competencies needed for traditional and emerging careers in librarianship. The department is the first institution in Pakistan to offer Library and Information Science education at University level. For over 50 years, the department has educated individuals to work insw libraries, information agencies, and other information professions.

60th Foundation Day Seminar

On the 60th Foundation day of the department of Library and Information Science, University of karachi, a seminar has been organized to be held on wed, 10th August 2016 at 9am. in the Arts Auditorium of university of karachi. It will be an oppertunity of alumni reunion and a step towards publication of alumni directory. All alumni of the department from 1956 onward are invited to attend and get registeration. the registration form is available in the department as well as on the registration desk outside the auditorium on the 10th august. The registration form can also be downloaded from here.

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Curricula, Eligibility and teaching will be the same as offered in the morning and has already been approved according by the Academic Council of the University.


Dr. Munira Nasreen Ansari took charge as Chairperson of the Department in 2016.

Prof. Malahat Kaleem Sherwani got retired from her services as Dean Faculty of Arts, University of Karachi.

One Month Training Program on KOHA has been completed successfully.



60 Years  Celebration

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