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Master Diploma in Library & Information Science

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Library and Information Science is a professional postgraduate degree level course that covers the study of principles and practices of Library Science and Library Administration along with the current technologies applied to these processes.


Course Name: Master Diploma in Library & Information Science

Course Id: ML&IS/Q1001.
Education Qualification: Graduate.
Course and Exam Fee: 8000.

How You will Get Diploma Certificate:

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Step 6- After Payment You will receive Study Material and Online Examination link on your email id.

Step 7- After Completion of  Course Study give Online Examination.

Step 8- After Online Examination you will get Diploma Certificate soft copy(Scan Copy) and Hard Copy(Original With Seal and Sign).

Step 9- After Certification you will receive Prospect Job Opportunities as per your Interest Area.

Online Examination Detail:

Duration- 60 minutes.
No. of Questions- 30. (Multiple Choice Questions).
Maximum Marks- 600, Passing Marks- 40%.
There is No Negative marking in this module.

Benefits of Certification:

  • Government Authorized Assessment Agency Certification.
  • Certificate Valid for Lifetime.
  • Lifetime Verification of Certificate.
  • Free Job Assistance as per your Interest Area.


Master Diploma in Library & Information Science
Name of PaperM. MarksPass Marks
Foundations of Library and Information Science10040
Information Processing: Classification10040
Information Technology10040
Information, Communication and Society10040
Information Storage and Retrieval Systems10040
E-Resources management10040


Foundations of Library and Information Science

Library as a Social Institution: Social and Historical foundations of Library; Different types of Libraries – features, functions and services. Role of libraries in social, cultural, educational and scientific technical development. Information Society: Data, information, and knowledge, concept, meaning and features. Evolution of information society, Five Laws of Library Science, Library Development, Library Legislation, Library and Information Profession, Professional Associations, Public Relations and Extension Activities, Postulational approach to classification.

Information Processing: Classification

Library classification: Definition, meaning, objectives, purpose and functions. General theory of classification, Theory of knowledge classification, Theory of book classification, Universe of Knowledge: Structure, attributes, Modes of formation of subjects, Postulational approach to classification: Planes of work and Canons of Classification, Fundamental categories: Facet analysis and facet sequence, Phase relations, Common Isolates, Notational system: Meaning, need, functions and types, Call Number, mnemonics. Hospitality in array and chain, Devices.,Study of selected schemes of classification: Dewey Decimal Classification, Universal Decimal Classification, Colon Classification., Classification of e-resources, Trends in Classification.

Information Technology

Information Technology-Concept, Meaning and components; Computers: History and Development of Computers, Generations of Computers, Types of Computers., Computer Hardware: Components of computers – Arithmetic/Logic Unit, Control Unit, Input Unit, Output Unit and Memory Unit., Computer Software: Systems Software – Operating Systems – MS WINDOWS, Multi – User Operating Systems like Linux, Unix, Application Software – Word Processing (MS Word) MS Excel, MS Power point presentation., Data Representation and File Organization: Binary code, Bit, Byte, Standards- ASCII, ISCII, UNICODE, File Organization, : Programming Languages: Machine Languages, Assembly Languages, High-Level languages, Generations of Programming Languages, Flow- Charting, DTP and Graphics.

Information, Communication and Society

Information Sources: Concept, Types, Characteristics and uses, Primary Sources: Periodicals, Conference Proceedings, Technical Reports, Patents, Standards and Specifications, Trade Literature, Theses and Dissertations, Reprints, Preprints and Monographs., Human Sources: Technological gatekeepers, Invisible colleges, Information consultants, Experts/Resource persons, Representatives of firms, Personal home pages, common men (priest, village head, postman, receptionist, etc.) and others. Institutional/Organizational Sources.

Information Storage and Retrieval Systems

Introduction Data control and data presentation, Boolean retrieval system/model Vector retrieval system,Probability retrieval system, Automatic indexing and abstracting, Similarity measure approaches, Automatic clustering approaches, information Visualization, Systems: information visualization, Internet information retrieval, Image retrieval Thanksgiving recess, Evaluation issues.

E-Resources management

Emergence of Electronic Resources in Changing Environments, Concept of E- Resource, Advantages for Subscribing  E-Resources, Limitations or Disadvantages of Subscribing E-Resources, Types and Format of Electronic Resources, Collection Development policy for Acquisition of e-resources.


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