Library and Information Science

 This program contains the subjects information seeking and information retrieval theories, knowledge organization and knowledge management. Library science is an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary field that applies the practices, perspectives, and tools of management, information technology, education, and other areas to libraries; the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information resources; and the political economy of information.


POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Librarian
  • Bibliographer
  • Information Management Professional
  • Information Officer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Teaching/Lecturing
  • Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator


INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES

  • NGOs
  • Broadcasting, Publishing
  • Telecommunications
  • Information Consultancy
  • Documentation Centers
  • Libraries


COURSES ON OFFER

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN LIBRARY and INFORMATION SCIENCE

Entry Requirements for National Certificate

5 ‘O’ levels including English and Mathematics 

DURATION: 1 YEAR

SUBJECT

  • Refrence ND Information Sources
  • Library Operations and Produces
  • Communication
  • Organisation of Knowledge
  • Library in Society
  • National and Strategic Studies              
  • Entrepreneurship Skillces Dvelopment
  • Introduction to Computers

NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN LIBRARY and INFORMATION SCIENCE

Entry Requirements for National Diploma

National Certificate in Library and Information Science


DURATION: 3 YEARS

SUBJECT

YEAR 1
  • Cataloging 1
  • Classification 1
  • Library Management 1
  • Collection Development and Reference Service MGT. 1
  • Records Management
  • Data Communication and Networks in Libraries


YEAR 2 
Students will be on industrial attachment


YEAR 3   
  • Cataloging 11
  • Classification 11
  • Library Management 11 
  • Collection Development and Reference Service MGT.11
  • Production and Publishing
  • Research Methods and Statistical Application
  • On The Job Training

HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN LIBRARY and INFORMATION SCIENCE

Entry Requirements for Higher National Diploma

National Diploma in Library and Information Science


DURATION: 1 YEAR


Subjects 

  • Information Brokerage and Consultancy
  • Database Concepts and Design
  • Records Management and Archival Administration
  • Human Resources Managemet
  • Afro-centric Libraru
  • Research Project
  • On The Job Training
  • National and Strategic Studies