Fulfilling Lokmanya's Dream of Imparting National Education To Face Global Challenges......

Department of Library and Information Science

The vision of department of Library and Information Science is to impart quality education in regional local language and provide information managers to the society.


The department of library and information science has been established with a mission to reach the unreached by providing quality education in local regional language. The updated course structure is a fine blend of modern and traditional concepts of library and information which help the students to face the global challenges of information management.


• To provide an effective base to fulfill the vision and mission of the Vidyapeeth.
• To provide a strong educational background which caters to the current and future needs of the library profession.
• To provide a comfortable teaching and learning enviornment.
• To provide information scientist to the society who cater to the diverse needs of the users.
• To encourage continuity in teaching and research activities.
• To provide a platform to the students by encouraging their participation in seminars, presentations, debates, group discussions etc.
• To provide efficient and ethical librarians.


By keeping in consistency with the aims of the Vidyapeeth, professional degree courses in Library Science are run by the Department of Library & Information Science. The Vidyapeeth is known for promoting local regional language as a medium of instruction and this is the base of instruction of this course also. The B. Lib. I. Sc. course was started in 1984. Later on with the increasing demand of the students the M. Lib. I. Sc course was started in 2002. The demand from the students with research aptitude paved way for introduction of M. Phil in LIS in 2007 and Ph. D in LIS in 2008. The syllabus is periodically revised keeping in mind the current trends in the field. Library training and study visit to different libraries is a special feature of this course. The introduction of subject on Communication Skills is another unique feature of this course. The practical sessions include IT, Reference sources and Communication skills. The project work, assignments, seminars and group discussions provide a platform to enhance the skills of the students. The alumni of the department are working in various libraries across state and national levels. New credit system as per UGC directions will be starting from academic year 2015-16.

Approval Course Approval Certificate
Year of Establishment - 1984

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Contact Details
Phone: 020 24403021
Mail: lisdept@tmv.edu.in

List of Courses
Bachelor of Library & Information Science (B.Lib.I.Sc.)
Master of Library & Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc.)

Academic Programme
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Departmental Facilities
• Rich reference collection.
• Classification Schedules.
• Internet Lab

Hostel Facilities
• There is hostel facility for boys and girls in Vidyapeeth premises.

Academic Plan
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Course Highlights
• Courses running in Marathi along with an option for English Medium is available.
• Visit to various libraries.
• Daily in-house library training program for the M. Lib. I. Sc. students.
• Training program in other renowned libraries in Pune.

Research Output
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Department Achievements

Department Events
KOHA Workshop Photos

May 2015 Examination Result
Library Science Examination May 2015 result (First 3 Toppers) click here

Alumni Meet
For Alumni Meet - 2015-16 click here