Home
University of Karachi
Introduction
History
Faculty
Facilities
Admissions
Courses
Activities
Alumni
Career Opportunities
Contact

Important Links 
University of Karachi
About Karachi
I.F.L.A.
Library of Congress
American Library Association
 
 

The Department offers bachelor and master degree programs during morning hours. Students are required to clear 26 courses in 4 semesters, in order to get a degree of Master of Arts in Library and Information Science. The basic information about each degree is given below:

 
Bachelor of Library and Information Science (2 Semesters = 1 year)
   
First Semester
Course ID Course Name Credits
511 History of Books and Library and Information Science 3
521 Collection Development and Management 3
531 Introduction to Classification 3
541 Introduction to Cataloguing 3
551 Management and Administration of Library and Information Centre 3
561 Communication Skill 3
Second Semester
Course ID Course Name Credits
502 Library and Society 3
512 Reference Sources and Services 3
522 Bibliographies, Bibliographical Control 3
532 Classification (Applied) 3
542 Cataloguing (Applied) 3
552 Library Operations 3
562 Library Correspondence Records and Technical Writing. 3
   

 

 
Master of Arts in Library and Information Science (2 Semesters = 1 year)
   
First Semester
Course ID Course Name Credits
611.1 Information Sources and Literature of Social Science 3
611.2 Information Sources and Literature of Science 3
611.3 Information Sources and Literature of Islam 3
621 Resource Sharing and Networking 3
631 Comparative Classification 3
641.1 Public Library, Library Legislation and System 3
641.2 Children Librarianship and School Library media Centre 3
641.3 Special Librarianship 3
651 Information Storage Processing and Retrieval 3
661 Digital Libraries, Library Management Softwares 3
671 Research Methodology 3
Second Semester
Course ID Course Name Credits
612.1 Information Sources and Literature of Humanities 3
612.2 Information Sources and Literature of Applied Sciences 3
612.3 Information Sources and Literature of Pakistan 3
622 Indexing and Abstracting 3
632 Cataloguing of Special Materials 3
642.1 Archive Management and Preservation 3
642.2 Academic Libraries 3
642.3 Medical Libraries and Librarianship 3
642.4 Media Technology and Resources 3
652 Application of Information Technology, System Analysis and Design in Libraries 3
662.1 Planning of Library and Information Centres 3
672 Comparative and International Libraries or Thesis 4
 
 

To Watch the schedule of classes in first semester 2012 click here

 

 

 






 
© Department of Library and Information Science-2006. All Rights Reserved.