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 Semester II Semester
  Hardcore   Hardcore
HC1.1 Foundation of Library and Information Science HC2.1 Information Science
HC1.2 Management of Library and Information Centers HC2.2 Library Automation
HC1.3 Knowledge Organisation:Library Classification HC2.3 Information retrieval : Library Cataloguing
HC1.4 Knowledge Organisation:Library Classification (Practical) HC2.4 Information retrieval : Library Cataloguing
HC1.5 Fundamentals of Computers   Soft Core(Any One)
  Soft Core(Any One) SC2.1 Information Literacy
SC1.1 Public Libraries SC2.2  Information use studies and user education
SC1.2 Academic Libraries   Open Elective
SC1.3 Special Libraries OE 2.1 Soft skills
 III Semester IV Semester
  Hardcore   Hardcore
HC3.1 Research Methods and Statistical Techniques HC4.1 Digital Libraries
HC3.2 Information sources HC4.2 Information Analysis, Consolidation, Repacking and Dissemination
HC3.3 Technologies for Information Management HC4.3 Technical writing and Communication
HC3.4 Technologies for Information Management HC4.4 Internet and Electronic publishing
  Soft Core(Any One) HC4.5 Internet and Electronic publishing
SC3.1 Informatics, Scientometrics and Webo metrics   Soft Core(Any one)
SC3.2 Networks, Networking and Library Consortia SC4.1 Web 2.0
  Open Elective SC4.2 Project
OE3.1 Information literacy: Essential  Skills for the information age   Internship* of one month after the completion of fourth semester Theory and Practical Exams
OE3.2 Education tour* after third semester and before commencement of Fourth Semester    
* 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