Dr. Maranna O.
Chairman Dept. of Library Science


      The department of LIS started in the year 2011-12 as a new addition to the School of Applied Sciences, RCU Belgavi. The Visionary Prof. B.R.Anathan, Former Vice Chancellor , Rani Channamma Univeristy induced the concept of Schools consists of various departments, which gave birth to a full -fledged two yeas integrated masters program. The Department of LIS @ Rani Channamma University Belagavi, as discipline with multidisciplinary approach the courses are designed to match the requirements academics and industries. The Integrated MLISc programme, conceptualize and trains the information professionals, to develop the skills and capability to contextualize information so that they can:
• Acquaint with tools and techniques used in information Management;
• Organize, analyze and use information effectively in the changing environment ;and Explore the research areas in library & Information Science.

The Vision Statement :

 To adopt core LIS curriculum in a changing environment
 To integrate ICT tools and techniques in LIS Course
 To impact quality LIS education and Research.
 To Train & build LIS Professionals for addressing the Frontier Areas of Library and Information Science.
 To introduce a Interdisciplinary Research activities.

The Mission Statement :

Bringing out LIS Professionals for information handing needs of the nation