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About the Department

The Department was established in the year 1960. It is the oldest Department of Library & Information Science in the state of Rajasthan and one of the few in the country to have started Masters' and Doctoral Degree programmes. It started Masters' and Doctoral degree programmes in the subject as early as 1974 and 1975 respectively. The Department has already produced more than 60 Ph.Ds and many students are pursuing the research degree. A Number of ex-students of this department are serving in senior positions in the country and abroad in premier and prestigious institutions. In view of the changing scenario due to rapid development in ICT, the syllabi for both MLIS & BLIS have been revised to include ICT based curriculum as per U.G.C. model.

Infrastructural Facilities

The Department has a well equipped modern ICT laboratory, with state-of-the-art facilities.

Ph.D. Programme :

Thrust Areas

  • Information Management
  • Networking of Libraries
  • Information Centres
  • Resource Sharing
  • Public Economics
  • User Studies
  • Digital libraries and web based services.