Library & Information Science

 

Year of  Establishment of the  Department:  1982

Brief history :                        

            In  order to meet the human resource needs of libraries  during  Nineteen Eighties, the University authorities took steps to start certificate course in Library and Information Science with the available resources in the library.    B.L.I.Sc., was started with the permission from the UGC during  1984-85.  The M.L.I.Sc., and research courses leading to M.Phil., and Ph.D., were started  during Nineties.  The department has the credit of running summer course for  college librarians  leading M.L.I.Sc., Degree for the first time in the country.

 

Chairmen, BOS & Head of Department

Chairman/Chairperson Head/Coordinators
Prof. I. Chandraiah Dr. D. Ravinder

 

Names and Designations of the faculty

Head:
255768
Office:
255769

 

Name
Designation
Mobile
Off.
e-mail
1.Dr.D.Ravinder
Associate Professor
91-9440566345
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Faculty currently holding other positions
Dr. D.Ravinder Joint Director, Directorate of Distance Education

Courses  offered  by  the  Department: M.L.I.SC., M.Phil., Ph.D.,                                        

Areas of Specialisation

a.      P.G.Level – Academic Library System
b.      Ph.D., Level-  Personnel Management in Libraries
c.      Individual teachers level

Major Projects  handled -   

Title of the Project

Funding agency

Amount sanctioned

Year of sanction

Year of completion

Education and Information  for empowering Rural women through community Library  and Information Services in Rayalaseema of Andhra Pradesh-A  Study

UGC

Rs.  1,97, 040.00

2001

Current