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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMME

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BACHELOR OF ARTS WITH LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (BA.LIS)

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

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  • This is a four-year degree programme. The aim of the programme is to provide the country with skilled human resource in the management of information which is said to be a critical resource in national development.Upon completion of this programme graduates are expected to: -
    a) demonstrate an understanding of how to manage various information systems (Libraries, Record Centres, Websites, Databases etc)
    b) establish various information systems (Libraries, Record Centres, Websites, Databases etc)
    c) explain the importance of information in the countries development agenda. Below are the courses offered from first year to fourth year;


     

    • LIS 1010: Foundation of Library and Information Science.
    • LIS 1020: Foundations of Knowledge Management (filler course)
    • EDU1020: Introduction to Information and Communication Technologies
    • Other Courses from Humanities and Social Sciences or Education.

     

    • LIS 2010: Organization of Information Resources
    • LIS 2021: Collection Development
    • LIS 2022: Information Sources and Services
    • LIS 2034: Research in Library and Information Science
    • Other Courses from Humanities and Social Sciences or Education
    • LIS 3021: Management of Information Systems
    • LIS 3010: Application of ICTs in Information Management
    • LIS 3033: Library Practicum
    • LIS 3022: Indexing and Abstracting
    • Other Courses from Humanities and Social Sciences or Education
    • LIS 4014: Research in Development Information Systems and Services
    • LIS 4020: Records Management and Archive Administration
    • LIS 9065: Business Information
    • LIS 9075: Documentation
    • LIS 9055: Marketing Information Resources and Services
    • LIS 9045: Information Literacy
    • LIS 9025: Practicum Review
    • LIS 9026: Organization Knowledge Retention
    • LIS 9027: Information Management in Organizations
    • LIS 9085: School Libraries and Information Centres
    • Courses from Humanities and Social Sciences or Education

     

     

CONTACT PERSON
Tuesday Bwalya (Head_LIS dept)
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