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Department of Library & Information Science, Mizoram University PDF Print E-mail

The Department of Library & Information Science with a view to equip the libraries with technical manpower in the State was established during the academic session 2002-2003. Prof. A K Sharma, Ex Vice-Chancellor formally inaugurated the Department on 20th August, 2002 at the Central Library of Mizoram University. The Department offered one year BLIS Course in 2002 followed by one year MLIS course in 2003. It is only 2004 when two new faculty members (Professor-1, Lecturer-1) joined the Department and took initiatives to combine both the courses with integrated MLIS Course of two years duration which was offered from 2005 academic session. The same year the Department also extended Ph. D. Program in Library & Information Science. Two more faculty members (Reader-1, & Lecturer-1) joined in 2005. The Department further took initiative to commence M. Phil. Programme in 2007 which was the first course not only in Mizoram University but in the North East Region as well.

Library & Information Science Course
The Department offers MLIS, M.Phil and Ph.D programme in Library and Information Science.