MISSION STATEMENT:

In support of the University's mission, the Department of Information and Library Science provides exemplary education to develop leaders who collect, organize, preserve, manage, and disseminate information in all formats.  We do this by instilling values and beliefs in service to our communities in a global society.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:

  • To train students with the advanced knowledge in library and information science with knowledge of Information Technology application in libraries and information centers.
  • To developed skills among students to discharge professional responsibilities in libraries and information centers.
  • To familiar with advanced information processing techniques.
  • To provide efficient services to the users of modern libraries.
  • To produce professionals to fulfill the requirements of this region in specific and the country as a whole.
  • To encourage research in library and information science and to train and produce professionally qualified staff for different positions in library and information science departments and academic and research libraries.

TEACHING FACULTIES:

  • Dr. Sau. Vaishali Prafulla Gudadhe

            Reader & Head
            Mobile: 9403740095
            E-mail: vchoukhande@rediffmail.com
            Research Field: User Study, Information Technology, Information Systems

  • Mr. Ravindra D Sarode

             Lecturer
             Mobile: 09423612877
             E-mail: smilerdx@rediffmail.com
             Research Field: Library & Information Science, Management, IT

COURSES:  (Annual Pattern)


1) BLISc.        Duration: 1 Year
                        Eligibility: Any Graduation
                        Capacity: 30 Students


2) MLISc.       Duration: 1 Year
                        Eligibility: BLISc. Pass
                        Capacity: 20 Students
During the tenure of the course every student has to take up practical course based on the common papers (Paper: Information Technology: Application). The students have to complete project work for successful completion of the course.


3) Certificate Courses:

  • Library Automation
  • Library Networking

BASIC & ADVANCE FACILITIES IN THE DEPARTMENT:
The department provides basic as well as advanced research facilities for P.G. learners and researchers.

RESEARCH CONSULTANCY & EXTENSION:

AREAS OF RESEARCH & PROJECTS:

LIST OF COMPLETED RESEARCH
Completed research:


S N

Name of Researcher

Title of Research

Year of
Award

1

Dr. P. M. Gajway

History of public Library movement in Vidarbha Region of Maharashtra w.e.f. 1850-1970

2001

2

Dr. P. P. Deshmukh

Citation Analysis of Ph.D. thesis submitted to P.K.V. during 1990-1994

2001

3

Dr. M. R. Kherde

A critical study of synthesis in DDC.

2002

4

Dr. V G Choukhande

Analytical Study of information needs and use pattern of faculty members and research scholars of Amt. University

2003

5

Dr. K. O. Mandgaonkar

College Library Finances: A critical study of college Lib. under to jurisdiction of Amt. Uni.

2004

6

Dr. Rewati Khokale

Bibliomatric analysis of PhD thesis awarded to Amravati university Amravati: a study of information flow in some selective disciplines.

2007

7

Dr. Amit S Tankar

Role of Public Lib. as community centers and their services to society to society in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra state.

2007

8

Dr. S. M. Rokade

Information services in Agricultural Uni.Lib. & Indian council of Agricultural Lib. & Research Institute lib. In Inf. Sci. in Maharashtra.

2007

9

Dr. Nilesh Gawande

Literature use pattern in doctoral research at IIT Bombay: A bibliomatric  study during 1995-2000

2008

10

Dr. Sanjay Wagh

HRD of library Personnel in the perspective of IT: A study of University Library in Maharashtra.

2008

11

Dr. Harsha Patil

Use of IT in Library & Information Science schools in India

2008

 RESEARCH STUDENTS IN THE DEPARTMENT:

S N

Name of Researcher

Title of Research

Year of
Registration

1

Mr. Anup B Bhosale

Application of IT in Agricultural and non-agricultural university libraries in Maharashtra.

2005

2

Mr. Ravindra D Sarode

Organizational Development of Non-agricultural University Libraries in Maharashtra.

2004

3

Mr. Rajesh Wankhade

User Education programme in Indian Libraries

2004

4

Ku. S. A. Dhopte

Content analysis of dissertation of the Amravati University (1993-2003)

2004

5

Mr. Ajay M Kamble

Centennial Public Libraries in Vidarbha region: A critical study

2005

6

Mr. Brijesh Burghate

A study of ongoing consortia projects in India means of resource sharing

2004

7

Mr. Atul Wankhade

Indian Initiative to Bridge Digital Divide 

2006

8

Ku. Sonali Deshmukh

Contribution of library professional in Maharashtra in the publication of literature on LIS

2004

9

Ku. Neeta Kene

Evaluation of time lag between publication of Information and its use in University libraries in Maharashtra

2004

10

Mr. Mahendra Y Mete

Open Source Initiative in Indian Libraries: a Critical Study

2006

11

Mr. Milind Anasane

A study of Engineering College libraries in Maharashtra

2006

12

Mr. Sachin D Sakharkar

Users’ Satisfaction towards sources and library services with special reference to ICTin colleges affiliated to SGB Uni. Amt.

2009

13

Mr. R. R Kambale

Impact of LIS education on  the development of libraries in colleges affiliated to SGB Uni. Amravati

2009

RESEARCH PAPERS DURING THE LAST FIVE YEARS:

S N

Name of
faculty

Theme

Name of Journals/ Bulletin

National

International

1

Dr. V G
Choukhnade

An Analytical study of information needs and use pattern of faculty members and Research scholars of Amravati University

Indian Library Association Bulletin, New Delhi 40 (3)

       

 

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Library Professional’s Computer Literacy and Use of Information Technology Application in College libraries of Amravati City

Indian Association and Special Libraries & Information Centre, Calcutta50 (3)

        

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Information Products and Services & Generation of Resources International Library Movement

 

 

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IT& Heritage 29, (2), ISSN 0970-0048

PARTICIPATION OF FACULTY MEMBERS IN CONFERENCES/SEMINARS /SYMPOSIA/ ORIENTATION PROGRAMME /REFRESHER COURSES:

S N

Name of the faculty

Number of Seminar, Conferences, Symposia, Workshops

Orientation
 Programme

Refresher
Programme

National

International

1

Dr. V G Choukhande

30

7

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1

2

Mr. R D Sarode

7

6

1

1