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Warm greetings from the Department of Information Science and Library Management (ISLM) to all information professionals and knowledge seekers. At present, we offer a Postgraduate Diploma under this Department. A Master’s degree in Information Science and Library Management (ISLM) is in process. Our main goal is to achieve excellence in ISLM through proper education, training, and innovative programs that address the needs and demands of the job market.

The motto of the Department is “Information Science in an Information Age”. The Department proactively assesses the needs and demands of the job market in order to achieve this motto and build a knowledge-based society.

Teaching, learning and research facilities and resources are available both to students and teachers. These include computer labs, appropriate software systems, smart boards, Ipads, Power Point presentations, projectors and more. Teachers are expected to deliver content easily, using innovative teaching, learning, training and research methodologies. Students will be expected to access and use electronic or digital information resources for academic, learning and research purposes.

Information Science and Library Management graduates find employment or career opportunities in various sectors of the economy including education, training, universities, the media industry, government organizations, public and private organizations, politics, business and law establishments, medical, health and related agencies and many more.

The Department advocates an open communication policy to engage with students face-to-face, a suggestion box or email for improving our programs for the betterment of society.

Welcome to the Department, home of a transformative and innovative information science program where students can truly count on the passion and spirit of the ISLM team

 

Program Overview


Social change and fast development in information technology have caused an increasing demand on library professionals. The Government of Bangladesh has decided to employ in all Institutions

 

Admission eligibility:

 Interested candidates shall have a graduation degree in any discipline or its equivalent degree as per UGC rules.

Education System

 

Semesters Tri-Semesters
Spring January-April
Summer May-August
Fall September -December

 

Course Details:

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

 Course Fee

1st Semester

ISLM – 101

Essentials of Information Science and Library Management

03

4200

ISLM – 102

Information, Communication and Society

03

4200

ISLM – 103

Information Sources and Services

03

4200

ISLM – 104

Information Resources Development

03

4200

Total

12

16800

2nd Semester

ISLM – 201

New Technologies and Current Trends in Information Systems

03

4200

ISLM – 202

Organization of Knowledge (Cataloguing Theory)

1.5

2100

ISLM – 203

Organization of Knowledge (Classification Theory)

1.5

2100

ISLM – 204

Records and Archives Management

03

4200

ISLM - 205

Library Administration and Management

03

4200

Total

12

16800

3rd Semester

ISLM – 301

Automation of Libraries & Information Institutions

03

4200

ISLM – 303

Organization of Knowledge
(Classification and Cataloguing Practical)

03

4200

ISLM---304

Documentation, Indexing and Abstracting

03

4200

ISLM – 305

Comprehensive, Internship and Viva-Voce

03

4200

Total

12

16800

Cost Structure

 

Admission Fee :

5000.00

Tuition Fee :

50400.00

Library Fee :

1000.00

Computer lab Fee :

1000.00

Extra Curriculum Fee :

1000.00

Total :

58,400.00

 

 

Contact US

Department

Contact Person

Designation

Campus

Contact Details

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Information of Science and Library Management

Mohammad Shaidur Rahman Mithu

Coordination Officer

Daffodil Tower-03

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Cell : 01713493019: Ext: 151

About the Department

The Department of Information Science and Library Management (ISLM) was established and approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science on April 05, 2016. At present, the Department is offering a Postgraduate Diploma in Information Science and Library Management (PGD in ISLM). Dr. Md. Milan Khan acts as Head of the Department.

This Department promotes academic and professional study on how information is generated, disseminated, discovered, selected, used, organized, maintained, and managed. It equips students with related theories, approaches, and research. They acquire knowledge about information representation and organization, information architecture, content and collections, information needs and uses, and information technology.

In the digital era, librarians and information management professionals are playing a vital role in developing a knowledge-based society and building awareness of the uses of information in all relevant fields. The digital age has changed the ways we access and retrieve information. Library professionals are now a part of a complex and dynamic education, information infrastructure, and recreation.

Mission of the Department

  1. To equip students with the knowledge and skills about how to handle the storage, retrieval, analysis and dissemination of information effectively.
  2. To prepare students as skilled library management professionals or information management professionals.
  3. To enhance students’ skills for the preservation and dissemination of information and knowledge.
  4. To build competence in students for the marketing of information and information technologies in Bangladesh.
  5. To make students aware of the future needs of libraries and information centers.

 

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