BS Library Science

Course ID
Campus
Superior University
Level
Undergraduate Programs
Semester
Fall 2020
Total Credit
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Semester Duration: 16-18 weeks
  • Number of Courses per Semester: 5-6 (not more than 3 lab/ practical courses)
  • Semesters: 8
  • Course Load Per : 15-18 Credit Hours

Eligibility

FA/F.Sc / A level or equivalent with minimum 2nd Division.
FA/F.Sc / A level with school subjects.

Superior University has earned a strong reputation based on its innovative programs, diverse perspectives, students with proven academic excellence and demonstrated leadership abilities, dedicated faculty and staff who provide a supportive learning environment. 

Course Work

Semester 1

  • English –I
  • Pakistan Studies
  • Introduction to Computer
  • General-I (Course Title to be selected
  • from General Course list)
  • General-II (Course Title to be selected
  • from General Course list)
  • Information , Library & Society
  • (Foundation-1)

Semester 2

  • English l- II
  • Islamic Studies
  • Mathematics
  • General-III (Course Title to be selected
  • from General Course list)
  • General-IV (Course Title to be selected
  • from General Course list)
  • Evaluation of Libraries & Information
  • Sources (Foundation-II)

Semester 3

  • English III
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • General -V (Course Title to be selected
  • from General Course list)
  • General-VI (Course Title to be selected
  • from General Course list)
  • User Services in Libraries
  • (Foundation-III)

Semester 4

  • English-IV (Seminar Based Oral
  • Communication Skills)
  • General-VII (Course Title to be selected
  • from General Course list)
  • Use of Emerging Technologies in Library
  • (Foundation-IV)
  • Organization of Information
  • (Foundation-V)
  • Basic Reference and Information
  • Sources (Foundation-VI)

List of General Courses

  • Personality Development
  • Six out of the Following
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Logic & Critical Thinking
  • Languages (Other than Urdu and English)
  • Cultural and Heritage Studies
  • Law
  • Literature Studies
  • Professional Ethics
  • Economics
  • Art Appreciation
  • Geography
  • Archeology
  • General Science
  • Communication Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Entrepreneurship

Semester 5

  • Management of Library & Information
  • services (Foundation –VII)
  • Introduction to Publishing and Book
  • Trade (Foundation-VIII)
  • Applied Classification (Major-I)
  • Research Methodology (Major-II)
  • Marketing of Library and Information
  • Services (Major-III)

Semester 6

  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • (Foundation-IX)
  • Collection Development & Management
  • (Foundation-X)
  • Applied Cataloguing (Major-IV)
  • Library Automation System (Major-V)
  • Information Literacy (Major-XI)

Semester 7

  • Library & Information Services in
  • Pakistan (Major-VII)
  • Indexing and Abstracting (Major-VIII)
  • Resource Sharing and Networking
  • (Major-IX)
  • Elective-I (Course Title to be selected
  • from Elective Course list)
  • Elective-II (Course Title to be selected
  • From Elective Course list)
  • Qualitative Research Methods (Major-VI)

Semester 8

  • Inf. Storage and Retrieval (Major-X)
  • Elective-III (Course Title to be selected
  • from Elective Course list)
  • Elective-IV (Course Title to be selected
  • from Elective Course list)
  • Research Project/ Internship (Major –XII)

List of Elective Courses

  • Digital Libraries
  • Media Librarianship
  • Data Base Design & Management
  • Web Development
  • Knowledge Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Management
  • Archives & Records Management
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Bibliographic Control
  • Project Management
  • Preservation & Conservation of Library
  • Material
  • Serial Management
  • Information Sources on Islam and
  • Pakistan
  • Information Sources on Business & Industry
  • Information Sources on Health Sciences
  • Information Sources on Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Information Sources on Science & Technology
  • Information Sources on Law
  • 20 Information Sources on Agriculture