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Department of Library http://libraryscience.puchd.ac.in/& Information Science,Panjab University PDF Print E-mail

Panjab University, realizing the need of trained library personnel, instituted a training course in librarianship at Lahore before the partition of India. A Post-graduate Diploma in Library Science was instituted by the University at its Chandigarh Campus in 1960. It was redesignated as Bachelor of Library Science from the academic session 1968-69 and as Bachelor of Library & Information Science from the academic session 1988-89. The University instituted the Master of Library Science course from the academic session 1970-71 which was re-designated as Master of Library & Information Science course from the academic session 1988-89. Ph.D. in Library Science was introduced from the academic year 1972-73, which was also redesignated as Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from the academic year 1988-89. Keeping in view the recommendations of the Curriculum Development Committee of the U.G.C., a Two-Year Integrated Course leading to Masters of Library & Information Science has been started with effect from the academic session 2003-04.

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