About the Department

"The Library and Information Sciences Department at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies - Srikakulam Campus is a cornerstone of knowledge management and information access. Our department plays a pivotal role in equipping students with the skills and expertise needed to navigate the information-rich world of the digital age.

We offer a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses the study of library sciences, information management, digital archives, and data analytics. Our experienced faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to the classroom, ensuring that students are well-prepared for the dynamic field of information sciences.

In today's information-driven society, the ability to organize, access, and utilize knowledge is paramount. Whether you aspire to become a librarian, an information manager, or a data analyst, our department provides the knowledge and tools to excel. We are dedicated to fostering a love for learning and a commitment to preserving and disseminating knowledge effectively.

Join us at the Library and Information Sciences Department and embark on a journey of information discovery, management, and contribution to the intellectual growth of our society."

Our Mission

Our mission at the Library and Information Sciences Department is to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to harness the power of information effectively. We are committed to providing a comprehensive education that prepares students for careers in library sciences, information management, and data analytics. Through a blend of theory and hands-on experience, we aim to nurture professionals who can curate, organize, and disseminate knowledge, contributing to the advancement of education, research, and society.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be a recognized center of excellence in Library and Information Sciences education and research. We aspire to cultivate a community of information professionals who are not only proficient in managing knowledge resources but also dedicated to promoting access to information for all. With a focus on innovation, digital literacy, and global impact, we aim to shape the future of information sciences by producing graduates who are well-equipped to lead in the evolving landscape of information management and knowledge dissemination, fostering a more informed and connected world.

Dear LIS Enthusiasts,

I extend warm greetings to each of you as we embark on a journey of knowledge, discovery, and innovation in Library and Information Sciences (LIS). As the Head of the LIS Department, it brings me great joy to witness the passion and dedication each of you brings to this interdisciplinary field.

In the vast landscape of information, you are the custodians and navigators, shaping the present and future of how we access and utilize knowledge. Embrace the inherent power you hold as stewards of information, as your efforts contribute significantly to the intellectual growth of our community.

LIS is more than just systems and collections; it's about facilitating connections, sparking curiosity, and empowering individuals through the seamless flow of information. Your role is pivotal in creating an environment where knowledge transcends boundaries and becomes a shared resource for all.

As we navigate the evolving landscape of digital libraries, open access initiatives, and information technology, remember that your adaptability and innovative spirit are your greatest assets. Embrace change as an opportunity for growth and continue to explore new horizons in the ever-expanding realm of LIS.

Collaboration is at the heart of LIS. Share your insights, engage in discussions, and foster a community where diverse perspectives enrich our collective understanding. Remember that each interaction, whether with a book or a user, contributes to the broader tapestry of our academic journey.

In the pursuit of excellence, cultivate your passion for information management, stay curious, and let the principles of ethical information practices guide your decisions. Your dedication to the field is not only a testament to your commitment but also an inspiration to your peers.

Wishing you a semester filled with intellectual curiosity, collaborative endeavors, and the joy that comes from unraveling the mysteries of information.

D Nirmala Kumari

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Information Literacy Promotes skills for locating, evaluating, and effectively using information.

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