Centre for Library and Information Management Studies


The Centre for Library and Information Management Studies (CLIMS), offers Masters, PG Diploma and Ph.D programmes in Library and Information Science field. Master's programme in Library and Information Science (MLIS) is being offered since 2013 with an intake of 15 students. PG Diploma in Digital Library and Information Management (PGDLIM) was launched in 2010 with intake of 25 students and currently in the sixth year. The Ph.D programme is being offered since 2012 and currently 21 research scholars are pursuing Ph.D in library science in the centre including three international students from Sri Lanka, Singapore and Thailand.

The CLIMS will provide extensive training in modern library administration, classification and ontology, cataloguing and metadata, digital libraries, content creation and management, web based information services, etc. Besides an excellent academic exposure, the students are also provided a unique learning experience, through practical based lab sessions and field based internships. The students will be able to develop a strong orientation towards research, analysis and practice and will be trained to perform in any sector like academic and research libraries, corporate libraries and information centres, publishers and content providers, NGOs, School, Public libraries etc.