Library Information Science
The BLIS Program is the study of the development, deployment, and management of information resources in print, non-print, electronic and digital formats and services. Graduates of this program are being prepared to apply information technology to basic library operations and functions. Moreover, they are trained to harness a range of bibliographical and online tools to support teaching, research, and other services.
Program Educational Objectives:
BLIS Graduates are expected to demonstrate the following set of educational objectives after two (2) years:
- Apply technical expertise in recognizing, evaluating, and utilizing knowledge of information representation and resources to resolve and manage specific needs in any environment;
- Utilize the current technology tools appropriate to the library field;
- Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate at a team level and the public at large;
- Exhibit exemplary behavior, conscious of social and environmental responsibility through active professional engagement; and
- Engage in lifelong learning for personal and professional development.
- Select, evaluate, organize and disseminate print, multimedia, electronic and digital information resources
- Demonstrate logical and systematic approaches to the accomplishment of tasks
- Understand library’s automation systems and the use of computer hardware, software and peripherals, including online collaboration tools