Department of Library and Information Science

Bachelor of Library and Information Science started in Farook College in 1993, for the first time in an affiliated college in the State of Kerala. Subsequently Dept. of Library and Information Science was established in 1994 offering one-year BLISc course with two permanent teachers and an intake of ten students to this course. This is the only affiliated college under the Calicut University offering library science courses. The Dept. started offering Post-graduate course since 2013 with a two-year integrated MLISc course. Dr.Nasirudheen and Dr. K.C.Abdul Majeed were the two faculty members ever since the Dept. was formed in 1994. The former was awarded Ph.D.Degree in 2004 and the later was awarded in 2005. The Dept. was actively engaged with research and publication activities. Minor and Major research projects were awarded by the UGC to the Dept. for under taking the research activities. And a number of workshops and training programmes were conducted over this period of 25 years on a number of relevant topics. The Dept. celebrated it’s the silver jubilee year in 2019 when it completed a quarter century in its growth. Dr.Nasirudheen was the first head of the Dept. and was in this position for long 23 year till he got retired in 2017.The next head of the dept. was Dr. K. C. Abdul Majeed and he was in that position for three years till he got appointed as Associate Professor in the Kannur University in 2019.Mrs.Shabna.T.P is the head of the department since 2019.

Shabna T P

HOD

Ph:9656102525

Dr. Vahida Beegam T

Assistant Professor

Ph:9497343998

Khadeeja Banu C V

Assistant Professor

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1 .Master of Library and Information science

Duration 4 Semesters.

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2 .Bachelor of Library and Information science

Duration 1 year.BA / BSc / BCom with 50% of marks in aggregate

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1 .Facilities

The department is fully equipped with three classrooms, computer lab with 25 desktop computers with the digital library software’s and library automation software’s. All students got an opportunity to work in the Abussabah library complex during their course. This improves the confidence level of students to work in the library.

 

1 .Funded Projects



Faculty

Title of the Project

Funding Agency

Date of Joining and Progress

Dr T P O Nasirudheen

Major research project-a study on

Reading Habit / Pattern of Members of Public Libraries in Kerala.

UGC

2012

Dr T P O Nasirudheen

Minor research project-Evaluation of Information Needs and Practices of Distance-Learning Students in the Context of Emerging Information Communication Technologies.

UGC

2007

Dr K C Abdul Majeed

Minor research project-Development of a scale for service quality of college and university libraries in India.

UGC

2006 to 2008

1 .Memberships



Sl. No.

Name of the Teacher

Memberships

1

Shabna.T.P

1.     Life member of Kerala Library Association.

2.   Life member in kelpro bulletin.

1 .Webinars conducted: National level



Name of Seminar

Name of the resource person

Date & Venue of the event

Life of the bibliophiles in midst of covid lockdown.”

Dr Manzoorbabu

19th June 2021

WEBINAR On Topic "Artificial Intelligence and Future Libraries"

Mr. Ali Riza Abdul Gafoor

2020 JULY 23

"Job opportunities in Libraries at Middle East”.

 

Mr.Sayed Jaleel Mashhoor,Executive of Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Science UAE

2020 August 21

"Scope and Relevance of LIS profession”

Dr. K C.  Abdul Majeed (Associate professor, Kannur University)

22 / 10/20

2 .State level

Name of the Teacher

Sponsor & Name of Seminar

Date  and venue

Remarks

Shabna.T.P

Webinar on “creating your google scholar profile” conducted by KELPRO

14 November 2020

 


3 .National level

Name of the Teacher

Sponsor & Name of Seminar

Date  and venue

Remarks

Shabna.T.P

National webinar on “how to write a research proposal”

18th August 2020, Department of Library and Information Science &IQAC,Christ college, Irinjalakuda

 

4 .International level

Name of the Teacher

Sponsor & Name of Seminar

Date  and venue

Remarks

Shabna.T.P

Innovative Library Services for Cultural and Educational Transformation (ILSCET)

Department of Library and Information Science, Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli during 10th and 11th January, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shabna.T.P

International virtual summit on “Re-envisioning library and information science education : present status and future trends”.

 

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in collaboration with Telagana library Assosciation, Hyderabad.

 

Shabna.T.P

International Conference 2021 

 Transformation of the Library ecosystem: Terrains and Trajectories

24-25 February 2021

 

CHMK central library, university of Calicut,24-25 February 2021

 

 

1 .Papers in edited Books



Title of the Paper

Name of the Book

Publisher, place & year of publication

ISBN

Relevance  of fourth law of library science

“Re-inventing the role of libraries in Digital scenario”

Publication division,2020

978-81-935852-2-1