BS Library and Information Science

The Bachelors in Library and Information Sciences program offered at Superior develops core competencies necessary to build, distribute, and manage information resources in print, non-print, electronic, and digital media. Students learn how to use information technology to support basic library operations and functions as well as how to systematically organise, conserve, and preserve historical, cultural, and intellectual information resources while supporting teaching, research, and other services.

Eligibility: Intermediate or equivalent

Semester 1

CourseCredit Hours
English - I3
Introduction to Management3
Pakistan Studies2
Introduction to Computer - I3
Information and Library Society3
Personality Development3
Total17

Semester 2

CourseCredit Hours
English - II3
Islamic Studies2
Economics3
Communication Studies3
Evaluation of Libraries & Information
Sources
3
Mathematics3
Total17

Semester 3

CourseCredit Hours
Logic & Critical Thinking3
Introduction to Statistics3
Introducation to Computer - II3
User Services in Libraries3
English - III3
Total15

Semester 4

CourseCredit Hours
English - IV (Seminar Based Oral
Communication Skills)
3
Entrepreneurship3
Use of Emerging Technologies in Library3
Organization of Information3
Basic Reference & Information Sources3
Total15

Semester 5

CourseCredit Hours
Marketing of Library and Information
Services
3
Research Methodology3
Management of Library & Information
Services
3
Applied Classification4
Introduction to Publishing and Book
Trade
3
Total16

Semester 6

CourseCredit Hours
Quantitative Research Methods3
Library Automation System4
Library Information Literacy3
Applied Cataloguing4
Collection Development & Management3
Total17

Semester 7

CourseCredit Hours
Qualitative Research Methods3
Digital Libraries4
Library & Information Services in
Pakistan
3
Indexing and Abstracting3
Resource Sharing and Networking3
Final Year Project - I3
Total19

Semester 8

CourseCredit Hours
Media Librarianship3
Data Base Design & Management3
Information Storage and Retrieval4
Web Development3
Final Year Project - II
3
Total16

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