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Library and Information Science


       The Department of Library and Information Science was established in 1979. The Department has dedicated and committed team of faculty with rich research experience. The syllabus of the department is on par with international institutions. Multimedia technology is used in addition to conventional teaching methodology. The department is supported by UGC-SAP from 2011 onwards.

Highlights of the Programmes
  • Job oriented curriculum design to enable the students to face competitive examinations such as UPSC, TNPSC, UGC-JRF-NET and SET.
  • Library visit and training programme.
  • Opportunity to undertake research project.
  • Excellent job opportunities.
Research Thrust Areas
  • Information & Communication Technology
  • Information Seeking Behaviour
  • User Study
  • Digital Libraries
  • Bibliometrics, Scientometrics
  • Webometrics
Job Opportunities
  • School Libraries
  • Public Libraries
  • Teacher Training Institutes
  • College Libraries
  • Engineering College Libraries
  • University Libraries
  • Documentation Centres
  • Research Institutions
  • Corporate sectors
Programmes Offered
  • M.Library and Information Science (Five Year Integrated)
  • B.Library and Information Science (One Year)
  • M.Library and Information Science (One Year)
  • M.Library and Information Science (Two Year)
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D. (Regular, Part Time & External)

    The Professor and Head
    Department of Library and Information Science
    Annamalai University
    Tel : 04144-238155
    e-mail : au_nagarajan@yahoo.co.in