MLIS (Master of Library and Information Science) Course Syllabus and Books

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MLIS Course Syllabus

MLIS Course Syllabus

MLIS is a 1 year postgraduation course involving 2 parts: Theory and Practicals. Part 1 comprises of 8 papers and part 2 comprises of merely 6 subjects in total. The MLIS syllabus deals with the subjects that aims to embark all library management, information system and technology related skills in an aspirant.

Detailed Master of Library and Information Science syllabus is discussed below in the table:

PART 1
Paper I (Foundations of Library and Information Science) Paper II (Library Management) Paper III (Library Classification)
Library and Society Acquisition Library Classification
Historical Overview of Library Development Serials Management Library Classification Schemes
Dr. R.S. Ranganathan Technical Processing Knowledge Organization
Information and Information Science Financial Management Special Clasification Schemes
Types of Libraries Schools of Management General Principles and theory
Library Cooperation, Resource Sharing and Library Networking Planning and Management Types and Features of Classification themes
Factors Affecting Library Development Library Services Current trends in Classifications
Professional Associations in Library and Information Science Storage and Maintainance Organizations and Institutions in Classification 

PART 1
Paper IV (Library Cataloguing) Paper V (Sources and Reference Services) Paper VI (Information Services and Systems)
Library Catalogue: Definition, Needs and Purpose Refernce Process Information Sources
Catalogue Reference Service Information Service
Catalogue Codes Reference Librarian Information Processing
Cataloguing standards including ISBD, ISBN, ISSN, MARC, CCF, ISO 2079 Types of Services Information System
Cataloguing in Internet and the Digital Era, Metadata, Web OPAC Reference Sources Information Dissemination
Practical Aspects of Cataloguing Reference Source Delivery In-House Information Products
Subject Cataloguing Categories of Reference Sources Commercial Information Vendors
Document Description Reference Services and Sources in Digital Era Documentation and Information Centres

PART 1
Paper VII (Computer Application to Library Work)
Introduction to Computers
Software Concepts
Hardware Concepts
Computer Applications to Library and Information Work
Networks and Networking
Information and Communication Technology
Digital Library
Managerial Aspects of Computerization

Part 2
Practicals
Classifiactions
Reference Service
Cataloguing
Abstracting and Indexing
Computer
Submission of Term Paper
MLIS Books

MLIS Books 

There are number of books available in the market that can provide you with the in depth and correct knowldege about Library and Information Science. They will gelp you to gain the library management skills and information systems knowledge. The popular books for Master of Library and Information Science are listed below:

  1. Foundations of Library and Information Science
  2. This Book is Overdue
  3. Everything is Miscellaneous: The Power of New Digital Disorder
  4. The Portable MLIS: Insights by Experts
  5. Developing Library and Information Center Collections
  6. Creating the Sustainable Public Library
  7. Infographics: The Practical Guide for Librarians
  8. Oxford Guide to Library Research
  9. Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians
  10. Social Justice and Library Work and other books

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