Bachelor of Arts Honors in Library and Information Studies

Open University of Sri Lanka - OUSL

Description of Course

Library and Information Science is a multidisciplinary subject area that embraces managing knowledge resources for effective access. It deals with acquiring information resources according to the scope of the library, organizing them using different methodologies and existing technology, analyzing the contents of the resources and embedding its meta data into bibliographic formats for easy retrieval, providing access to resources using robust technology- based platforms, establishing integrated access to information across persons, institutions and systems for establishing integrated access to information, and preserving the materials for future use. Therefore, well trained and competent professionals are required to run different types of libraries and to manage information systems for the purpose.

Entry Requirements

The candidates should have obtained a 3 year Diploma in LIS from a recognized institution or An equivalent or higher qualification acceptable to the Senate of the OUSL.

Course Content


Basic Info

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Branch Info.

  • :Open University of Sri Lanka - OUSL
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  • :Wewala, Horana,
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