Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi

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Vidyeye Amrutha

Translates as "Education is Nector"


Library & Information Science



Courses Offered

M.L.I.Sc. 25 (Regular) 06 (Self Supporting) Four Semesters (Two years) Any graduate with 50% of aggregate marks and 45% in case of SC/ST, Category-I
M.Phil. 1 FT+1PT per guide One year (Full time) Two years (Part time) Master’s Degree with 55% . Teachers with five years and candidates belonging to SC/ST and Category-I, the minimum per cent is 50%
Ph.D. Maximum 6 per guide Minimum 3 years maximum 5 years Master’s degree with 55% and 50% in case of SC/ST and Category-I


Fee Structure: (See Fee Notification)


Course Outline (M.L.I.Sc.)

I SemesterII Semester
1.1 Foundations of Library and Information Science 2.1 Information Science
1.2 Management of Library and Information Centers 2.2 Information Sources and Reference Services
1.3 Knowledge Organization: Library Classification 2.3 Information Retrieval: Library Cataloguing
1.4 Fundamentals of Computers 2.4 Library Automation
Pr. 1.5 Knowledge Organization: Library Classification Pr. 2.5 Information Retrieval: Library Cataloguing
Pr. 1.6 Fundamentals of Computers Pr. 2.6 Library Automation
III SemesterIV Semester
3.1 Research Methods and Statistical Techniques 4.1 Networks and Networking
3.2 Electives:
3.2.1: Public Library System
3.2.2: Academic Library System
3.2.3: Special Library and Information System
4.2 Electives:
4.2.1: Informetrics and Scientometrics
4.2.2: Information Use Studies and User Education
4.2.3: Digital Libraries
3.3 Information Analysis, Consolidation, Repackaging and Dissemination 4.3 Technical Writing and Communication
3.4 Technologies for Information Management 4.4 Internet and Electronic Publishing
Pr 3.5 Information Analysis, Consolidation, Repackaging and Dissemination Pr 4.5 Project
Pr 3.6 Technologies for Information Management Pr 4.6 Internet and Electronic Publishing, Education Tour and Internship:Internet and Electronic Publishing, Education Tour,Internship*
* Internship shall be compulsory as Part of IV Semester for the Partial fulfillment of MLISc Degree.



S. No.Name / Phone No. / E-mailDesignationQualificationSpecialization
1 Dr. N. Parvathamma
+91 8472 246946 (R)
+91 9845920346 (Cell)
Professor MA, MLISc, Ph.D., PGDCA Informetrics, Information Technology Applications, User Studies
2 Dr. Lalitha K. Sami
+91 8472 249617 (R)
+91 9845644627 (Cell)
Professor MA, Ph.D.(South Indian Studies), MLibSc, Ph.D. Information Science and Services, User Studies, Special Libraries, Information Analysis, Consolidation, Repackaging and Dissemination
3 Dr. V.T. Kamble
+91 8472 245573 (R)
+91 9449654686 (Cell)
Professor MLISc, MPhil, Ph.D. Library Management, Special Libraries, Library Cataloguing, Library Automation
4 Dr. D.B. Patil
+91 8472 324648 (R)
+91 9986420487 (Cell)
Professor & Chairman MA, MLibSc, Ph.D. Information and Communication Technology, University Libraries, Cataloguing, DBMS


Thrust Area

Information Use Studies, Collection Management, Computer Applications, ICT, Information Science, Academic and Special Libraries, Database Design, Creation and Management, Web Technology, Informetrics, Survey Research


Research Projects

On going
S. No.Title of the CentrePlace of CentreFunding AgencyDurationAmount sanctioned
1 “Role of Universities in Digitizing Rural Areas” jointly with Dr Shahida of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad Dr. Lalitha K. Sami(Co-Principal Investigator) UGC 3 years 8.35 Lakhs
S. No.Title of the CentrePlace of CentreFunding AgencyDurationAmount sanctioned
1 Creation of Databases of Faculty of Gulbarga University and Its Affiliated Colleges Dr N Parvathamma UGC 6 months 2004 Rs.90,000


Research Publications / Books



Research Guidance

1. Ph.D. - 35
2. M.Phil. - 20


Workshops / Seminars / Conferences Organized



Facilities Available

Good Class- rooms, OHP, LCD, Computers with Laser Printer and Quality printer. The Department is using The Central Computer Facility for Practicals