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Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University (SGBAU), Amravati

Department of Library Science & Information Science

 

=> Establishment of the Department : 1987
=> Programme run by the department : BLISC (1987) & MLISC (1993)
=> Total No. of teaching posts (Regular & Permanent teachers): 02
=> Non-teaching posts : 01
=> Department Infrastructure : Classroom, Well equipped Computer Laboratory with Internet facilities and Seminar Hall.

Special Features:

a) UGC - Major Research Project & Minor Research Project : 02 completed.
b) SET/NET qualified students
c) ICT based teaching learning.
d) Departmental Library
e) Earn while learn scheme for students.

Vision statement:

The vision for the department of library and information science at Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University is “to advance an agenda of Excellence in the quest to empower students with the knowledge values and skills to be continuous learners and practitioners who can in turn provide visionary leadership in addressing current and future challenges in the field of library and information science both nationally and internationally”.

Mission:

In support of the university’s mission, the Department of library and information science provides exemplary education to develop leaders who collect, organise, preserve, manage and disseminate information in all formats. We do this by instilling values and beliefs in service to our communities in a global society.

=> Departmental Information:
The Department of Library and Information Science at Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University is represented by scholars in the field and is one of the ranked departments in the country.
The Department of Library and Information Science was established in 1987 under Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University. The Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLISC) 1 year course was started in 1987 and the Master of Library and Information Science (MLISC) course was started in 1993. Semester pattern has been started from 2017 in both these courses since 1993, Ph.D. program is also started in the department.
The library and information science department is on the second floor of the Knowledge Resource Center. Courses in the library and information science department are regularly updated to keep pace with emerging employment and development.

=> Aims and objectives:

a) to train students with the advanced knowledge in library and information science with knowledge of Information Technology application in libraries and information centres

b) to develop skills among students to discharge professional responsibilities in libraries and information centres

c) to educate to familiar with advanced information processing techniques

d) to provide efficient services to the users of modern libraries.

e) to produce professionals to fulfill the requirements of this region in specific and the country as a whole

f) to encourage research in library and information science and to train and produce professionally qualified staff for different positions in library and information science departments and academic and Research libraries.

=> Departmental Library:

1) Selected and Rare Books
2) Conference abstract books, souvenirs etc.
3) Few Journals
4) Theses in the field of Library & Information Science from various universities
5) Research Projects

Courses


Course Name Duration Intake Admiss. Criteria Course Structure Syllabus
Bachelor Degree of Library & Information Science (BLISc.) 1 Yr 30 -  
Master Degree of Library & Information Science (MLISc.) 1 Yr 20 -  
Ph.D 6 Yrs 30 As per Ordinance No.1/2016    
PO, PSO & CO          
Attainment          

Research


S
N.
Name of the Teacher Title Agency Period Grant / Amount
Mobilized
(Rs lakh)
Status
1 Dr. Vaishali P. Gudadhe “Sources of Information for the backward and underdeveloped Tribal area of Melghat, Maharashtra  UGC funded Major Research Project 1/12/2011 to 31/01/2013 (Extension till 31/7/2013)  7,15,316/-   Completed
2 Dr. Ravindra D. Sarode A study of the leadership behaviour of College librarians in Amravati district affiliated to Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University: in the context of Organizational Development UGC funded Minor Research Project 2011 132500/-   Completed
3 Dr. Vaishali Praful Gudadhe Yavatmal Zillyatil Kumari matanchya samasyanche adyayan Maharashtra State  Commission for Women 2018-19 140,000/- Completed

Conferences, Seminars, workshops, etc Organized:


S.N. Date  of Program Name of Activity Collaboration Benefitted P.G. students
1 2016-17
13/01/ 2017
16/01/2017
18/01/2017
10/02/2017
UGC XII Plan Extension Activity
Information Literacy Programme Workshop on “Awareness of E-resources and searching techniques” Post Graduate students
Jijamata Mahavidyalaya, BuldhanaShri Shivaji Arts, Science and Commerce college, AkolaAmolakchand Mahavidyalay, YavatmalShri Shivaji Science College, Amravati 1600
2 2018-19
25/02/2019
05/03/2019
15/03/2019
UGC XII Plan Extension Activity
Information Literacy Programme Workshop on “Awareness of E-resources and searching techniques” for Post Graduate students
Late Bhaskarrao Shingne, Prof. Narayanrao Gawande Science, Ashlata Gawande Commerce college, Sakharkherda, Dist. BuldhanaArts, Commerce and Science College, ChikhaldaraGopikabai Gawande Mahavidyalaya, Umarkhed, Dist. Yavatmal 1200
3 2019-20
16/1/2020
20/1/2010
22/1/2020
23/1/2020
UGC XII Plan Extension Activity
Information Literacy Programme Workshop on “Awareness of E-resources and searching techniques” for Post Graduate students
Mungsaji Maharaj Mahavidyalay, Darwa Dist. YavatmalSavitribai Phule Mahila Mahavidyalaya, WashimBhagwantrao Shivaji Patil Mahavidyalaya, Paratwada District AmravatiShri Shivaji Arts, Commerce and Science College, Akot Dist Akola 1600

Student Centric Activities

=> Interactive class rooms
=> Surprise tests
=> Seminar activities
=> NET/ SET Guidance (UGC)
=> Remedial coaching (UGC)
=> Competitive tests
=> Library Tour
=> Guest Lectures/ seminars
=> Social awareness activities

Contact

Library Science & Information Science
Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University
Tapovan Road Camp, Amravati-444602,
Maharashtra(India)

 

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