Programme Details of Master in Library and Information Sciences (MLIS)
: Master in Library and Information Sciences (MLIS)
MLIS programme intends to provide an opportunity to enhance the knowledge and skills as well as qualifications in the field of Library and Information Sciences, being offered from Spring 2001 on the demand of AIOU graduates and other para/semi-professionals. There are many LIS graduates of AIOU who are working in various libraries of the country and innumerable graduates of other universities having little opportunities to have master degree in the subject as regular student and they desire to have it without leaving their homes and the place of work. There may be hundreds of graduates who are eager to improve their qualification by joining LIS profession. MLIS programme has, therefore, been launched to provide them the facility to improve their professional qualification through the distance learning system.
All eligible candidates will be granted Admission subject to fulfilling Eligibility criteria.
Medium of Instruction:
The University allots Study Centre and Tutors for the Students to get guideline accordingly. A student has to secure passing marks in Assignments as well as in final exams to successfully complete concerned Educational Programme.
10-12 days workshop at the end of every semester is held in the aforesaid cities only.
The thesis will be on a topic approved by the Department. It is to be carried out by the student under the supervision of research supervisor. Thesis will preferably deal with a problem in Pakistani context. Compilations of bibliographies, histories of in
Practicals are included in the course work.
i). The student will have to present the internship certificate & report and pass result of four semesters for Viva Voce within a week after the final result to the Head, Department of Library and Information Sciences, AIOU, Islamabad. ii) The Departme