Master of Library & Information Science

Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

This page highlights information and articles published in the Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog under the Category/Label LIS EDUCATION.

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog will survey the curriculum of MLIS programs of top 10 Library Schools / iSchools and develop a model Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) study program. Librarianship Studies blog will then bring out study material for the model curriculum and a bibliography for further advanced studies. This will be helpful for Librarians, LIS i-School Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) & Ph.D. Students & Researchers and IT Professionals.

Contents
  1. Summary of Important Articles 
  2. List of All Articles 
  3. List of Quizzes 

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT ARTICLES
  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) - The Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) is the master’s degree required for the profession of library science, librarianship, and library service. It is required for the position of a librarian in libraries and information resources centers. Various library schools, i-schools grant degrees under different titles, like Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS), Master of Library Studies (MLS), Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS), M.S. M.A. or M.Sc. in Information Science.
  • Library and Information Science - Library and Information Science (LIS) is an interdisciplinary domain concerned with creation, management, and uses of information in all its forms. Taught in colleges and universities at the undergraduate and graduate levels and a subject of research in both industry and academia, LIS brings together a variety of theoretical approaches. Its focus is on representations of information—the documentary evidence of civilization—as well as on the technologies and organizations through which information becomes accessible. The research domain is young, beginning in the late 1960s and early 1970s, but its roots lie in the nineteenth century. LIS represents the intersection of library science, information science (originally called documentation), and communications. The first, library science, has sought to solve the problems of organizing and providing access to collections of materials. The second, information science, seeks to understand the properties of information and how to manage it. Aspects of the field of communication, always a facet of the first two, became interwoven with both as library science and information science matured and increasingly intersected with one another ... ... ...
  • Library and Information Science Dissertations and Theses Reference sources for doctoral and master's dissertations and theses in Library and Information Science (LIS). General reference databases are listed first which is followed by the repositories and digital libraries of individual countries and universities. It also provides information on the online availability of electronic theses through centrally-maintained digital repositories which not only ensure easy access and archiving of doctoral theses but will also help in raising the standard and quality of research. Theses and dissertations are known to be the rich and unique source of information, often the only source of research work that does not find its way into various publication channels. Theses and dissertations remain an untapped and under-utilized asset, leading to unnecessary duplication and repetition ... ... ... 
  • Library and Information Science Videos Library and Information Science Videos is an initiative of Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog to showcase the finest LIS videos for librarians, catalogers, metadata, archives, and knowledge professionals ... ... Includes videos of MLIS programs of top-ranked library and information schools of the world chiefly being the United States under the heading LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE EDUCATION.