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About Centre for Library and Information Management (CLIM)

The Centre for Library and Information Management (CLIM) has been established with an aim to prepare quality human resources in the area of Library and Information Sciences (LIS) which is fast becoming an amalgamation of traditional library theories and latest information technology. CLIM aims to achieve excellence in the field of Library and Information Management. The centre offers Bachelor’s and Master’s in Library and Information Science. The programs are based on the practices and underlying theories of information acquisition, organisation, dissemination and utilization.

The Centre functions under the overall guidance of Prof. Yogendra Singh, Ex-Librarian (Senior Professor Scale) and a Fulbright Scholar known for use of information technology is LIS. He has more than forty years of experience in LIS at national and international level including Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), IIT Roorkee, University of Maryland USA, University of Alberta Canada. Best possible curriculum based on the LIS in above institutions shall be developed.

Vision & Mission

VISION

CLIM envisages to be a dynamic centre of learning for Library and Information Management providing quality education to the students.

MISSION

The mission of CLIM is to train students in various aspects of modern library management. CLIM aim to provide theoritical knowledge enriched with practical training on latest technology. Our goal is to prepare our students as competent professionals in the field by imparting employability skill, based on effective communication, critical thinking and ethical literacy.

Bachelor in Library & Information Science - BLIS

Duration - 1 Year | Semester Pattern & Credit System

The program aims to teach students the fundamental principles of librarianship, helping them understand and appreciate the evolving role of libraries in society. It focuses on developing their knowledge of information sources and the skills needed to provide both traditional and modern library services. Additionally, it prepares students with the professional qualifications necessary for a career in librarianship

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Masters of Library and Information Sciences - MLIS

Level - Postgraduate | Duration - 2 Years

The program Master of Library and Information Sciences (MLIS) program through the Centre for Library and Information Sciences (CLIS). The program aims to educate students on both traditional library theory and the latest information technology so they can manage libraries and information centers in the modern world. The program also emphasizes the philosophy, principles, and ethics of the library information profession.

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Faculty

Prof. Yogendra Singh, Ex-Librarian (Senior Professor Scale)

Qualification: MSc, MLISC

Designation: Professor of Practice

Experience: Library management has more than four decades of experience in Librarianship including about 20 years as Librarian IIT Roorkee and twelve years as Scientist in DRDO.

Publications: 25 Research Papers & 3 edited volumes

Special Interests: Information Retrieval, Knowledge Management, Software Documentation, Library Management, Information Management, Information Literacy, E-Learning, RFID application, Archival Management, Institutional Repositories, IPR in LIS, Marketing of LIS.

Awards

National Merit Scholar, Gold Medal in B.Lib.Sc., Fulbright Fellowship to University of Maryland, Best Librarian Award of various Library associations.

Dr. Nupur Srivastava (Assistant Professor)

Qualification: PhD in Library & Information Science, MLISC

Designation: Assistant Professor

Experience: 19 Years of Experience

Publications: 11

Special Interests: Library Administration, Library Resource Management, Library 2.0.

Mr. Abhishek Kumar Pandey (Assistant Professor)

Qualification: MLISC (BHU), UGC-NET/JRF 2019

Designation: Assistant Professor

Experience: 05 Years of Experience in AIIMS Rishikesh

Publications: 03

Special Interests: KOHA & DSpace Customization, Library Automation, Research Strategies & Searching Tools, Virtual Libraries. ICT Management in Library & Information Science, Library Database Management.

Awards: Best Employee Award for the Year 2022, AIIMS Rishikesh

Mr. Kailash Uniyal (Assistant Librarian)

Qualification: M.Phil. Library & Information Science MLISC

Designation: Assistant Librarian

Experience: 03 Years of Teaching Experience & 16 Years of Working Experience

Special Interests: Serial Control, Library Administration, Managing Library Software’s.

Mr. Ajay Pal Singh Bangari (Assistant Librarian)

Qualification: M.A (English), Mlib & Inf. Sc

Designation: Assistant Librarian

Experience: 17 Years of Experience

Special Interests: Library Management, Classification & Cataloguing, Library resource management, Serial Control, Acquisition, Library Automation Software’s, e-Resource management.

Mr. Inder Pal Singh (Assistant Librarian)

Qualification: MSc Mlib & Inf. Sc

Designation: Assistant Librarian

Experience: 23 Years

Special Interests: Library Management, Classification & Cataloguing,
Library resource management, Serial Control, Acquisition.