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  • The Department of Library and Information Science was established in December 1993 offers two years M.Sc degree course in Library and Information Science since its inception. The course is designed to suit to the changing needs of the modern society. Greater emphasis has been laid in the curricula on IT oriented areas and practical aspects. To facilitate this, the department is equipped with necessary classrooms, furniture and equipments. It has an independent computer lab with 15 systems and Internet facility. So far, the department has produced more than 300 students and many of them have occupied good positions in Central/State Government departments, public/private enterprises, higher education institutions, R&D organizations and multinational companies. Some of them also have moved abroad. The department is also offering M.Phil and Ph.D. program in Library and Information Science in regular mode and M.L.I.Sc & B.L.I.Sc program in distance mode. It is active in teaching, training and consultancy activities. It has organized many national level seminars, conferences, workshops and UGC sponsored Refresher Courses in Library and Information Science
  • Name of the Department    Department of Library and Information Science
    Year of Establishment        1993
    Name of the Chairman      
    Address of the Department Post Graduate Department of Library and Information Science,
    Kuvempu University,Jnana Sahyadri,Shankaragatta-577451
    (Off) 08282-257319,  Fax: 08282-256255
    e-mail: lib_science@kuvempu.ac.in
  • Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake
    M.Sc., CBCS - Semester Scheme  (4 Semesters)  A degree (BA,BSc,B.Com etc) 24+18
    M.Phil., One Year for regular and two years for part time Masters degree in Library and Inf. Science with 55% For each guide 2 candidates
    PhD Minimum three years and maximum five years Masters degree in Library and Inf. Science with 55% For each guide 7 candidates
    Syllabus
  • Sl.No. Name Qualification Designation Area  of  Specialisation
    1 Dr. Biradar B.S. M.A., M.L.I.Sc., Ph.D Professor Information Technology, Bibliometrics,Information Sources and Services, PublicLibraries
    2 Dr. Padmamma S. M.A., M.L.I.Sc.,PhD., Professor User study, Public Libraries, IPR
    3 Mr. P. Dharani Kumar M.Sc., Ph.D., Assistant Professor Information Technology, IPR, Management
  • Research Project
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  • Workshops/Seminars/Conferences organized and Funding Agency :
    Title Level Year Funding Agency
    Five days national workshop on D-Space and WINISIS National January 2006 Kuvempu University
    Five days workshop on CDS/ISIS and WINISIS for college librarians National March 2002 Kuvempu University
    4th ASSIST national seminar on Digital Resources and Services in Libraries National May 2004 Kuvempu University and INFLIBNET
    Two-day national seminar on Challenges before the College Librarians in the New Millennium National February 2000 Kuvempu University
    2nd UGC sponsored refresher course on Impact of Information Technology on Library Resources and Services National December 2002 UGC
    1st U.G.C. Sponsored Refresher Course on Management of Library and Information Centers in Digital Era National  November 2001 UGC
    Awards/ Recognition /Achievement of Faculty
    Dr. B.S.Biradar

    Both received ?I.L.A.P.V.Verghese Award? for the best research paper published in ILA Bulletin-2005. The award was presented in the ILA conference held at Srinagara, (Garhwal) during 26th to 29th December 2006.

    Dr. B.T. Sampath Kumar
    Placements :
    A necessary care has been taken by the Department to accommodate the students in reputed Institute/Colleges, Multi national/Corporate companies, a website has been created for the placement (http//www.freewebs.com/kulisc)
     
    Achievements of the alumni :
    Sl.No. Name Position Organization
    01 Dr.B. Ravi Asst. Librarian University of Hyderabad
    02 Dr.Vijaya Kumar Librarian Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi
    03 K.T. Santhosh Kumar Lecturer Sahyadri Arts College, Shimoga
    04 M.Chidananda Swamy Librarian J.N.N.C.E., Shimoga
    05 Mr. Sridhara Scientist-C DRDO, New Delhi
    06 Sujatha Mathad M Assistant Librarian Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore
    07 Dr. Sampath Kumar B.T. Lecturer Dept. Of Library and Inf. Science, Kuvempu University
    08 Suresh Kumar K.K. Librarian Amritha Institute, Bangalore
    09 Mahesh N Juttiyavar Sr. Information Security Officer MASTEK, Mumbai
    10 Anil G Librarian Baruka Power Corporation, Bangalore
    11 Hedge Yamuna Narayanan Librarian UAE
    12 Anil Kumar M. Librarian G E Electronics, Bangalore
    13 Danappa Pattar Librarian WIPRO, Bangalore
    14 Kumar G.T. Librarian Krishnadevaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore
    15 Maranna O. Librarian General Kariappa College, Madikeri
    16 Sheela K. Information Assistant The Printers Mysore Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
    17 Dharani Kumar P. Lecturer Dept. Of Library and Inf. Science, Kuvempu Univesrity
    18 Narendra A. Librarian Govt. Junior College, Chikmagalur
    19 Raghavendra R. Librarian Javahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Chamrajnagar, Mysore
    20 Rajesha K.A. Asst. Librarian HAL, Bangalore
    21 Shalini S.S. Information Officer Novel Net, Bangalore
    22 Manjunatha S Assistant Librarian Indian Air Force, Bangalore
    23 Usha H.S. Assistant Librarian IBM, BANGALORE
    24 Veena R. Bhat Assistant Librarian IIIT, PUNE
    25 Manjunatha B Librarian Vaidehi Institute of Medical Science and Research Center, Bangalore
    26 Sathisha M.V. Project Assistant (NCSI) IISc. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012
    27 Ashoka D ISD in charge WIPRO Technologies, Electronic City, Bangalore
    28 Mallikarjuna M.Kappi Asst. Librarian ISB, Gachibowli, Hyderabad
    29 Sahul Ahmed  S Librarian Oracle India Pvt, Ltd, Bangalore
    30 Usha K. ISD In charge WIPRO Technologies, Electronic City, Bangalore
    31 Rajshekar G.R. Librarian TCS, Bangalore