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Comprehensive List of Courses Studied in Library and Information Science, Imo State University

In revising and redesigning this course outline, the following have been taken into consideration:

  • National Universities Commission (NUC) latest report on Minimum Academic Standard (MAS) for library and information science;
  • University and Faculty requirements;
  • Recent developments in Library and Information Science; and
  • National and international library practice.

Below is the comprehensive list of all the courses studied in the Department of Library and Information Science, Imo State University, Owerri From 100 level down to 400 level the final.

Also Read; Library and Information Science Course Description and Units, Imo State University, Owerri

Year One (100 Level)

First Semester

General Courses

Course CodeCourse TitleUnits
GST 101Uses of English I2
GST 103Philosophy and Logic I2
GST 105Citizenship Education2
Core/Compulsory Courses
LBS 101Introduction to Librarianship3
LBS 103Introduction to Information Science I2
LBS 105History of Books and printing2
LBS 107History of Nigerian libraries2
FRN 101Elementary French I2
Elective/Borrowed Courses (6 Units)6
Total23

Second Semester

General Courses

Course CodeCourse TitleUnits
GST 102Use of English II2
GST 104Philosophy and logic2
GST 106History and Philosophy of Science2
GST 108Entrepreneurship2
Core/Compulsory Courses
LBS 102Library and society2
LBS 104Multimedia Librarianship2
LBS 106Introduction to Information science2
FRN 102Elementary French II2
Elective/Borrowed Courses (6 Units)2
Total20
Grand Total43 Units

Year Two (200 Level)

First Semester

Course CodeCourse TitleUnits
LBS 211Organization of Knowledge2
LBS 223Introduction to Library Management2
LBS 235Collection Development and Use2
LBS 241Information System and Networking2
LBS 243Oral Tradition and Cultural Literature2
LBS 251Library Automation2
LBS 261References Sources and Services I2
LBS 271Practical Laboratory Work I2
LBS 281The Information User2
Elective/Borrowed Course (2/3 Unit)2/3
Total20/21

Second Semester

Core/Compulsory Courses

Course CodeCourse TitleUnits
LBS 212Cataloguing and Classification I3
LBS 230Introduction to Computer2
LBS 242Community Information Service2
LBS 254Information Storage and Retrieval2
LBS 262Reference Source and Services II2
LBS 262Reference Source and Services II2
LBS 264Management of Technical Services2
LBS 272Practical Laboratory Work II2
Elective/Borrowed Course (2/3 Units)2/3
Total18/19
Grand Total38/40 Units

Year Three (300 Level)

First Semester

Course CodeCourse TitleUnits
LBS 311Cataloguing and Classification II2
LBS 321Personnel Mgt. in Lib. & Infor. Institution2
LBS 331Resources and Services in the Humanities2
LBS 341Introduction to bibliography2
LBS 343Resources and Services in Education2
LBS 351Public Relation in Libraries2
LBS 337Publishing and the Book Trade2
LBS 365Library Services to Children/Special Groups2
Elective/Borrowed Course (2/3)2/3
Total18/19

Second Semester

Also Read; Library and Information Science Programme Philosophy and Aims

Core/Compulsory Courses

Course CodeCourse TitleUnits
LBS 314Indexing and Abstracting2
LBS 316Advanced Cataloguing & Classification2
LBS 324School Media Resource Center Management2
LBS 332Resources and Services in social sciences2
LBS 342Serials Management2
LBS 356Research Methods in Library Science2
LBS 366Library Technologies2
LBS 376Preservation & Conservation of Infor. Resources2
LBS 374SIWES3
Elective/Borrowed Course (2/3)2/3
Total21/22
Grand Total39/41

Year Four (400 Level)

First Semester

Course CodeCourse TitleUnits
LBS 411Advanced Library management2
LBS 421Academic Library Management2
LBS 423Public/National Library Management2
LBS 431Resources & Services in Science & Technology2
LBS 441Management Information Systems (MIS)2
LBS 451Government Information Sources2
LBS 453Online/Internet Information Search2
LBS 455Practical Bibliographic Project2
LBS 471Visits to Libraries & Information Institutions2
Total18

Second Semester

Core/Compulsory Courses

Course CodeCourse TitleUnits
LBS 422Special and Research Libraries2
LBS 432Libraries and Information Service Policies2
LBS 450Project6
LBS 452Issue & Themes in Library & Infor. Science2
LBS 460Entrepreneurship in Librarianship2
LBS 482International & Comparative Librarianship2
LBS 484Archives & Record Management2
Total18
Grand Total36

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