The department of Library and Information Science has been started by Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University Ballari in the academic year 2016-17. Department offers two years PG degree course in Master of Library and Information Science [M.L.I.Sc.], Based on Choice Based Credit System [CBCS]. The course is designed to suit to the changing needs of the modern society. Greater emphasis has been laid in the curricula on IT oriented areas and practical aspects. The department is well equipped with modern facilities that are required to train and provide the excellent LIS professionals to the society.
The Department of Library and Information Science aspires to be a center of excellence that transforms the roles of libraries and information professionals for the betterment of human society.”
The mission of the Department of Library and Information Science is to provide excellence in education highly technological, information-based global society; to engage in research and creative activities that generate new knowledge and applications for effective practice and that foster interdisciplinary approaches to address information challenges; and Through teaching, to prepare students for an ever-expanding array of careers in the information field.”