Landmarks of the Department
bulletFirst Department in India to start a Diploma course in Library Science in 1946.

bulletFirst Department in British Commonwealth to start M.Lib.Sc. in 1949.

bulletFirst Department in British Commonwealth to introduce doctoral programme in 1951 and first Ph.D degree was awarded in 1957. At that time, it was the only Department in whole of British Commonwealth conducting Ph.D. in Library Science.

bulletFirst to start M.Phil. programme in Library and Information Science in 1978.

bulletFirst to introduce two new papers in M.Lib.Sc. in 1972 on : 

(i) Library Systems Analysis & Elements of Statistical Methods, and

(ii ) Computer Application in Library in M.Lib.Sc. Gotop

bulletFirst to introduce the concept of workshop-cum-library which, later in 1999 was converted into state-of-the-art Computer Lab.

bulletDelhi University has started post MLISc Internship Training Programme for the students of the Department, wherein the students will be given a chance to work for 6 months in Delhi University Library at a stipend of Rs. 7,500/- p.m.

bulletDepartment pursued for re-opening the entry for LIS professionals at the levels of Library Clerk, Semi-Professional-Assistant which were blocked since 1986.

bulletFirst to introduce exclusive paper on Marketing of LIS Products and Services and Management Consultancy subject in M.L.I.Sc. Course in 2004.

bulletFirst to introduce Information Literacy Applications in LIS subject in M.L.I.Sc. Course in 2009. Gotop

Designed & Developed by Dr.M.Madhusudhan, Assistant Professor, DLIS,University of Delhi, Delhi