Dr. Syed Sohail H. Naqvi Prof. Dr. Altaf Ali G. Shaikh Miss Ghayyur Fatima Mr. M. Tahir Ali Shah Mr. Shafiullah Executive Director Member (Acad) Director (Curri) Deputy Director (Curri) Deputy Director

Composed by: Ms. Pakeeza Yousuf, HEC, Islamabad


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Introduction Standardized Template for BS 4-year Degree programme Layout for BS Library & Information Science Scheme of Studies for 4-year BS in Library & Information Science Details of Compulsory Courses Details of Foundation Courses Details of Major Courses Details of Elective Courses Recommendations 6 12 13 14 16 28 37 46 61


For the purpose of curriculum revision various committees are constituted at the national level. PROF. the curriculum of a subject must be reviewed after every 3 years. appointed the University Grants Commission as the competent authority to look after the curriculum revision work beyond class XII at the bachelor level and onwards to all degrees. Karachi in continuation of its earlier meeting held on December 29-31. In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Federal Supervision of Curricula Textbooks and Maintenance of Standards of Education Act 1976. imperative to update our curricula regularly by introducing the recent developments in the relevant fields of knowledge. therefore. R&D organizations.50% will consist of compulsory courses and general courses offered through other departments.PREFACE Curriculum of a subject is said to be the throbbing pulse of a nation. 2008 at HEC Regional Center. universities and other institutions of higher education. comprising of senior teachers nominated by universities.50% of the curriculum will consist of discipline specific courses. For those social sciences and basic sciences degrees. 63. It also aimed to give a basic. A committee of experts comprising of conveners from the National Curriculum Revision of HEC in Basic. new ideas and information are pouring in like a stream. According to the decision of the special meeting of ViceChancellor’s Committee.). revised the curriculum in light of the unified template. respective accreditation councils and stake holders. By looking at the curriculum one can judge the state of intellectual development and the state of progress of the nation. The revised draft curriculum is being circulated for implementation in the concerned institutions. broad based knowledge to the students to ensure the quality of education. DR. and will require the completion of 130-136 credit hours. the Higher Education Commission (HEC) is continually performing curriculum revision in collaboration with universities. Applied Social Sciences and Engineering disciplines met in April 2007 and developed a unified template to standardize degree programs in the country to bring the national curriculum at par with international standards. Lahore. degree awarding institutions. and to fulfill the needs of the local industries. The world has turned into a global village. It is. D773/76-JEA (cur. the Federal Government vide notification No. In pursuance of the above decisions and directives. certificates and diplomas awarded by degree colleges. dated December 4th 1976. and 36.ALTAF ALI G. The National Curriculum Revision Committee for Library & Information Science in a meeting held on April 16-18. SHAIKH Member Academics August 2009 4 . 2009 at HEC Regional Centre. The new Bachelor (BS) degree shall be of 4 years duration.


Mr. Every course was discussed in detail and then made it final to place for the approval from the competent authority. The Secretary read out the minutes of the previous meeting before the August house which unanimously got approved. social. Web based literature from different popular sites was also recommended. Hamid Rahman. Mostly participants for both the meetings were same except Dr. Dr. After thorough and mutual discussion it is agreed upon that recent published books and journals will be recommended. The coordinator Ms. 6 . Malahat Kaleem Sherwani with the Secretary Mr. House discussed the scheme of study in detail and laid down the objectives of the different courses which were left over in the previous meeting of Lahore. Each member had a long list of literature/ reading material and it was difficult to select the most appropriate one. Meeting started with the recitation of Holy Quran at 9:00 AM. 2008 at HEC Regional Centre. 2009 at HEC Regional Centre. Raees Ahmad Samdani. The formal inauguration took place after the recitation and was declared open by the zonal chief at HEC sub office Karachi.INTRODUCTION The final National Curriculum Revision Committee’s meeting for the discipline of Library & Information Science was held from April 16-18. Muhammad Ramzan & Mr. Rubina Bhatti. After the general courses next day discussion opened with the foundation courses and after deliberate discussion the house agreed upon to stay with ten foundation courses with 30 credit hours of wightage. The committee reviewed/revised the existing curriculum in Library & Information Science in the light of the HEC unified framework/template for integrated curriculum in the basic. Lahore. Next it came the turn to discuss the general courses to be chosen from other departments with the weightage of 25 credit hours. Karachi. The preliminary meeting for the same was held from December 29-31. Ghayyur Fatima briefed the house and explained the agenda already circulated in advance to all the members. Discussion started with compulsory courses bearing weightage of 25 credit hours and made it final that there would be no choice in the compulsory courses. Among the huge list of subjects suggested it curtailed down to seven courses which were thought most important for the students of Library & Information Science. In the formal session house reviewed all the expected flaws could be seen in the forthcoming syllabus. applied and natural sciences. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Anwar Shoaib who were specially invited for 2nd round of the meeting.

Member 5. Associate Professor. Fatima Jinnah Women University. Information Science. Chief Librarian. Member 7 . Member 7. Islamabad. Member 6. University of Faisalabad. The remaining elective subject were discussed in the last phase of the meeting and unanimously approved. There were altogether 12 major courses got approved with 43 credit hours of justification and which with little changes made final. Sr. The Chief Librarian International Islamic University. Librarian. Faisalabad Mian Muhyammad Aslam Bhatti. Chairman Deptt of Library & Information Science University of the Punjab Lahore Dr. Ms. Dept of Lib. The Mall. 1. Ministry of Education. Muhammad Nazir.On 3rd day major course composition was brought to the discussion. National Library of Pakistan. Sargodha Road. Deptt of Library & Information Science University of the Punjab Lahore Manzoor Ahmad Khan Anjum. Name Prof. Member 3. Yaqub Ali. Ch. Convener 2. The following participants attended the preliminary and final meeting. Rawalpindi Dr. Khalid Mahmood. Gulnaz Akhtar. Member 8. The Director General. Malahat Kaleem Sherwani Chairperson. Member 4. With these the house put forward the recommendations for consideration to the HEC after which meeting got adjourned with the vote of thanks from the coordinator. Kanwal Ameen. Karachi University Karachi. Islamabad Ch.

Lahore. & Inf. Member 13 . Mrs. University of Sargodha. Name Associate Professor. Sheerin Gul. Dr.Sr. Muhammad Ramzan Chief Librarian Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Member 17 . Health Science Library Agha Khan University Karachi Mr. Chairmen. Department of Library Science. Deptt of Library University of Sindh Jamshoro. Member 8 . Member 14 . Member 15 . & Information Science University of Balochistan. Deptt of Library University of Sindh Jamshoro Dr. Professor. 11 . Of Library and Information Sciences 9. Member Member 12 . Quetta Mr. Member 10 . Khadija Ansar. Azra Qureshi Chief Librarian. Assistant Professor. Karachi University Karachi Mr. Dept. Member 16 . Sargodha Dr. Hassan Zadi Project Coordinator Digital Library Higher Education Commission Islamabad Dr. of Lib. Robina Bhatti Deptt. M. Fazil Khan. Dept of Lib. University of Sargodha. Dr. Sargodha Prof. Khurshid Akhtar Ansari. Department of Library Science. Assistant Professor. Science. Muhammad Shoaib.

Ministry of Education. Bahawalpur.G National Library Islamabad Asst. Name Islamia University Bahawalpur Syed Ghyour Hussain.Sr.C. Manzoor Anjum Ch. 9. 6. Experts from all over the country were invited to participate and benefit the committee with their valuable thoughts. Hassan Zaidi Ms. of Lib. University of Peshawar (Secretary) H. Muhammad Nazir Syed Ghayour Hussain Ms.Hamid-ur-Rahman. 13. Member 19 . and Sargodha could not participate due to uncertain weather condition somehow following experts participated in the meeting:1. Azra Qureshi Ms. 10. Peshawar 18 . Chairman Dept. 3. Shireen Gul Somroo chair) Ms. Research Officer. 2. HEC. Bashir Ahmad zonal head of the regional office HEC Lahore. Digital Library Coordinator.E. 7. 11. Islamabad Mr. Department of Libraries. Kanwal Amin Dr. 5. G-5. Balochistan. Secretary Minutes of the 1st Meeting Meeting started with the recitation of Holy Qu ran by Mr. Khadija Ansari Dr. & Information Science University of Peshawar. Khalid Mahmood Mr. 8. Library Science Curriculum. 12. Director National Library Islamabad Fatima Jinnah University Islamabad International Islamic University Islamabad Chairman Library School. Islamabad 9 . 4. Muhammad Yaqoob Hamid Rahman Mr. Delegates from University of Karachi. Ghayyur Fatima Agha Khan University Karachi University of Sindh Jamshoro ( in University of Sindh Jamshoro University of the Punjab Lahore University of the Punjab Lahore University of Faisal Abad D. Ms. Islamabad Coordinator. Gul Naz Akhtar Ch.

S four year programme. As elective courses are discretionary and by choice. provided were nine to ten courses with 3033 credit hours. information literacy etc were new inductions.g. 10 . discussion started with compulsory courses. But keeping in view the credit limits. 2008 at 9:00 AM at HEC’s conference hall and got feed back from the specialists to formulate the major courses for B.S four year programme with eight semesters to which house agreed upon. Day II Activity:The house again met on December 30. After pray and lunch break experts met again and start taking input from the participants for the construction of foundation courses. Following the agenda and layout fixed for meeting. The house discussed the feasibility of B. Committee selected most important courses for the foundation segment. Keeping in view the previous curricula. Pakistan Studies and Islamyat with little introduction of Library & Information Studies at the initial level. House unanimously decided to proceed from general courses to specific and recommended general courses of English. The day 1st activity concluded with the session. Switching over a few courses from general to foundation and foundation to major and major to elective courses were discussed & done in order to fix the priorities & feasibility. After lunch time a huge list of elective subjects was brought forward.Meeting started a bit late due to late arrival of a few delegates from Karachi whose flights were cancelled due to fog & uncertain weather. Day III Activity:Participant after having got the courses for all templates made reshuffling. A few new courses e. As a result of brain storming more than 30 disciplines were pinpointed to include in general courses. house short listed with one compulsory course of personality development with leaving the option of six general courses out of a huge list of sixteen disciplines. committee after a thorough deliberation agreed upon 12 major courses with 41 credit hours. Basic requirements for eight semesters. After a through and deliberate discussion experts recommended 25 credit Hours for compulsory courses with the recommendation of Basic Statistics and English IV seminar based oral presentation to replace the “university’s own choice” option. leaving rest of the task for next day. a verity of courses from the Library & Information Science discipline were discussed and left open for the library school to offer.

Course contents for newly introduced courses were also finalized. Discussing about the literature (Books etc) and other sources were put forward & recommended the latest editions for syllabus. House finally came up with the vote of thanks by the chair and secretary of the session. The preliminary draft was recommended to circulate among the experts who could not attend the meeting and will meet again in the second meeting to finalize the tasks given. House after the lunch break went through the recommendation and suggested to extend its request to HEC for teachers training programme at national and international level. computers and accreditation issues. House also showed its concern about the mushroom growth of library school in the country and recommended for check and balance of such sub standard programmes. HAMID REHMAN SECRETARY 11 . books/periodicals.

4. 5. 2. Categories Compulsory requirement (No Choice) General courses to be chosen from other departments Discipline specific foundation courses Major courses including research project / internship Electives within the major Total  Total numbers of credit hours  Duration No. 1.LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE IN BS (4-YEAR) STRUCTURE Sr. 3. of courses 9 7 10 12 4 42 131 4 years 16-18 weeks 8 15-18 Cr hr 4-6 Credit Hours 25 21 30 43 12 131  Semester duration  Semesters  Course load per semester  Number of courses per semester 12 .

Languages (other than Urdu and English) 6. Hours Subject 1. Research Methodology 10. Basic Statistics 9. Information Sources on Humanities and Social Sciences 18. User Services in Libraries 4. Digital Libraries 2. English III (Technical Writing and Presentation Skills) 4. Human Resource Management 7.PROGRAM LAYOUT Compulsory Requirements (the student has no choice) 9 courses 25 Credit hours Subject 1. Applied Classification Applied Cataloguing Resource Sharing and Networking Quantitative Research Methods Qualitative Research Methods Library & Information Services in Pakistan 7. Economics 11. Pakistan Studies 6. Library Automation Systems 9. Hr 1. Communication Studies 16. Financial Management 8. Use of Emerging Technologies in Library 5. Law 8. Library & Society 2. Cultural and Heritage Studies 7. Knowledge Management 6. Introduction to Publishing and Book Trade 9. Organization of Information 6. Collection Development & Management 10. Introduction to Publishing and Book Trade Cr. hr 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 General Courses to be chosen from other departments 7 courses 21 Cr. hr 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 25 21 30 Major courses including research project/internship 12 courses 43 Credit hours Subject Cr. 2. 5. Personality Development Six out of the Following 1. 6. Research Project / Internship 3+1 3+1 3 3 3 3 3+1 3 3 3+1 3 6 Elective Courses within the major 4 courses 12 Credit Hours Subject Any four of the following 1. Project Management 12. Archeology 14. Sociology 4. Information Sources on Islam and Pakistan 15. Serial Management 14. Bibliographic Control 11. 3. hr 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 13 . Basic Reference Sources 7. Mathematics 8. Professional Ethics 10. Preservation & Conservation of Library Material 13. Islamic Studies / Ethics 7. Archives & Records Management 9. hr 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 Discipline Specific Foundation Courses 10 courses 30 Credit hours Subject 1. Information Sources on Law Cr. Education 2. Media Librarianship 3. Information Sources on Science & Technology 19. Information Literacy 12. Literature Studies 9. Information. Information Sources on Health Sciences 17. English I (Functional) 2. Data Base Design & Management 4. English II (Communication Skill) 3. Evolution of Libraries and Information Sources 3. Gender Studies 17. English – IV (Seminar Based Oral Communication Skills) 5. Information Storage and Retrieval 11. Intellectual Property Rights 10. Art Appreciation 12. Management of Library & Information Services 8. Introduction to Compute Cr. Information Sources on Business & Industry 16. Indexing and Abstracting 8. Web Development 5. Logic & Critical Thinking 5. Geography 13. Psychology 3. Marketing of Library and Information Services 10. 4. Entrepreneurship (any other course offered by the University) Cr. General Science 15.

Information Sources on Agriculture 3 43 12 SCHEME OF STUDIES Semester First Name of Subject ENGLISH-I PAKISTAN STUDIES INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER GENERAL-I GENERAL-II Information.20. Library & Society (FOUNDATION-I) ENGLISH-II ISLAMIC STUDIES / ETHICS MATHEMATICS GENERAL-III GENERAL-IV Evolution of Libraries & Information Sources (FOUNDATION-II ) ENGLISH-III BASIC STATISTICS GENERAL-V GENERAL-VI User Services in Libraries (FOUNDATION-III ) ENGLISH-IV (Seminar Based Oral Communication Skills) GENERAL-VII Use of Emerging Technologies in Library (FOUNDATION-IV) Organization of Information (FOUNDATION-V ) Basic Reference Sources (FOUNDATION-VI ) Management of Library & Information Services (FOUNDATION-VII ) Introduction to Publishing and Book Credits 3 2 3 3 3 3 17 3 2 3 3 3 3 17 3 3 3 3 3 15 3 3 3 3 3 15 3 3 14 Second Third Fourth Fifth .

Trade (FOUNDATION-VIII ) Applied Classification (MAJOR-I ) Research Methodology (MAJOR-II) Marketing of Library and Information Services (MAJOR-III) Sixth Quantitative Research Methods (FOUNDATION-IX ) Collection Development & Management (FOUNDATION-X ) Applied Cataloguing (MAJOR-IV) Library Automation Systems (MAJOR-V) Information Literacy (MAJOR-XI) Library & Information Services in Pakistan (MAJOR-VII ) Indexing and Abstracting (MAJOR-VIII) Resource Sharing and Networking (MAJOR-IX) ELECTIVE-I ELECTIVE-II Qualitative Research Methods (MAJOR-VI) Information Storage and Retrieval (MAJOR-X) ELECTIVE-III ELECTIVE-IV RESEARCH PROJ/INTERNSHIP (Major XII)RESEARCH PROJ / INTERNSHIP (Major XII) TOTAL 3+1 3 3 16 3 3 3+1 3+1 3 17 3 3 3 3 3 3 18 3+1 3 3 3 3 3 16 131 Seventh Eight 15 .

active and passive voice Practice in unified sentence Analysis of phrase. a) Functional English Grammar 16 . clause and sentence structure Transitive and intransitive verbs Punctuation and spelling Comprehension Answers to questions on a given text Discussion General topics and every-day conversation (topics for discussion to be at the discretion of the teacher keeping in view the level of students) Listening To be improved by showing documentaries/films carefully selected by subject teachers Translation skills Urdu to English Paragraph writing Topics to be chosen at the discretion of the teacher Presentation skills Introduction Note: Extensive reading is required for vocabulary building Recommended books: 1.CO M PULSO RY CO URSES COMPULSORY COURSES IN ENGLISH FOR BS (4 YEAR) IN BASIC & SOCIAL SCIENCES ENGLISH I (Functional English) Objectives: Enhance language skills and develop critical thinking. Course Contents Basics of Grammar Parts of speech and use of articles Sentence structure.

Third Impression 1992. Thomson and A. Exercises 1. ISBN 0194313506 Writing 1. Intermediate by Marie-Christine Boutin.V. summary and précis writing and comprehension Academic skills Letter/memo writing. c) Reading/Comprehension 1. ISBN 0 19 453402 2. Oxford Supplementary Skills. use of library and internet Presentation skills Personality development (emphasis on content. minutes of meetings. ISBN 0 19 435405 7 Pages 20-27 and 35-41. Speaking d) ENGLISH II (Communication Skills) Objectives: Enable the students to meet their real life communication needs. Martinet. intensive and extensive. Practical English Grammar by A. and speed reading. Oxford University Press. Thomson and A. Suzanne Brinand and Francoise Grellet. Reading. Course Contents Paragraph writing Practice in writing a good. Oxford Supplementary Skills. unified and coherent paragraph Essay writing Introduction CV and job application Translation skills Urdu to English Study skills Skimming and scanning. style and pronunciation) 17 . Brain Tomlinson and Rod Ellis. Writing. 1997.1. b) Practical English Grammar by A. Oxford University Press. Fourth Impression 1993. ISBN 0194313492 2. Upper Intermediate.J. Third edition. Martinet. 1997. Third edition.J.V. Exercises 2.

consistency) Technical Report writing 18 . ISBN 0 19 431350 6. Writing. Advanced. Thomson and A. Reading and Study Skills by John Langan 4. Fourth Impression 1993. a) Communication Skills Grammar 1. argumentative Academic writing How to write a proposal for research paper/term paper How to write a research paper/term paper (emphasis on style. discursive. Fourth Impression 1992. Oxford Supplementary Skills. Exercises 2. Writing. Oxford Supplementary Skills. 2.V. ISBN 019 435405 7 Pages 45-53 (note taking). Brian Tomlinson and Rod Ellis. Oxford University Press 1986. Reading. Intermediate by Marie-Chrisitine Boutin. content.Note: documentaries to be shown for discussion and review Recommended books: A. clarity. Suzanne Brinand and Francoise Grellet. Martinet. Oxford Supplementary Skills. Upper-Intermediate by Rob Nolasco. Writing 2.ISBN 0 19 435406 5 Reading 1. (particularly good for writing memos.J. ISBN 0 19 453403 0. narrative. introduction to presentations. descriptive and argumentative writing). 3. Study Skills by Riachard Yorky. language. Third edition. b) c) ENGLISH III (Technical Writing and Presentation Skills) Objectives: Enhance language skills and develop critical thinking Course Contents Presentation skills Essay writing Descriptive. 3rd Impression 1991. Practical English Grammar by A. form.

(A reader which will give students exposure to the best of twentieth century literature. General Editiors: Janice Neulib. 3. College Writing Skills by John Langan. 2. 19 . argumentative and report writing). Advanced by Ron White. descriptive. Oxford Supplementary Skills. Writing. without taxing the taste of engineering students). Stephen Ruffus and Maurice Scharton. Martin’s Press. ISBN 0 19 435407 3 (particularly suitable for discursive. Compiled by norther Illinois University. Kathleen Shine Cain. 2004. Mc=Graw-Hill Higher Education.Progress report writing Note: Extensive reading is required for vocabulary building Recommended books: Technical Writing and Presentation Skills a) Essay Writing and Academic Writing 1. Kirszner and Stephen R. b) c) Presentation Skills Reading The Mercury Reader. Mandell. St. A Custom Publication. Third Impression 1992. Patterns of College Writing (4th edition) by Laurie G.

national development. issues arising in the modern age and posing challenges to Pakistan. • Study the process of governance. Akbar. Zaidi. Burke and Lawrence Ziring. Ideological rationale with special reference to Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. Contemporary Pakistan a. Futuristic outlook of Pakistan Recommended Books 1. politics.M. S. 1958-71 c. 20 .PAKISTAN STUDIES (Compulsory) Introduction/Objectives • Develop vision of historical perspective. Location and geo-physical features. S. Pakistan’s Foreign policy: An Historical analysis. Government and Politics in Pakistan Political and constitutional phases: a. Karachi: Oxford University Press. The Macmillan Press Ltd 1980. Karachi: Oxford University Press. Indus Civilization ii. Society and social structure c. b. 1971-77 d. Course Outline 1. government. 2000. contemporary Pakistan. Economic institutions and issues b. c. Muslim advent iii. 3. Burki. Foreign policy of Pakistan and challenges e. State & Society in Pakistan. 1993. 1999 onward 3. Factors leading to Muslim separatism People and Land i. 1988-99 f. Shahid Javed. 2. Historical Perspective a. Allama Muhammad Iqbal and Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. 1977-88 e. 1947-58 b. ideological background of Pakistan. 2. Ethnicity d. Issue in Pakistan’s Economy.

Making of Pakistan: The Military Perspective. 5. Khalid Bin. Ansar. Afzal. Lahore: Idara-e-Saqafat-eIslamia.4. 1998. ISLAMIC STUDIES (Compulsory) Objectives: This course is aimed at: 1 To provide Basic information about Islamic Studies 2 To enhance understanding of the students regarding Islamic Civilization 3 To improve Students skill to perform prayers and other worships 4 To enhance the skill of the students for understanding of issues related to faith and religious life. II & III. nd. Pakistan Kayyun Toota. Mehmood. Club Road. Washington: American Enterprise. I. 7. Zahid. Rafique. Amin. Lahore: Vanguard. Pakistan Political Roots & Development. Safdar. Political Parties in Pakistan.K. 1980. M. Tahir. Islamabad: National Commission on Historical and Cultural Research. 1976. Safdar. Lawrence. Sayeed. Islamabad: National Commission on Historical and Cultural Research. 1994. 8. Pakistan Under Martial Law. Islamabad: National Institute of Historical and cultural Research. Mehmood. Aziz. 1980. Wilcox. 1987.National Movement in Pakistan. 1993. Islamabad: Institute of Policy Studies. 13. 1972. Muhammad Waseem.. Haq. Noor ul. Detail of Courses Introduction to Quranic Studies 1) 2) 3) Basic Concepts of Quran History of Quran Uloom-ul -Quran Study of Selected Text of Holly Quran 1) Verses of Surah Al-Baqra Related to Faith (Verse No-284-286) 21 . 11. Enigma of Political Development. Institute of Public Policy Research. Karachi: Royal Book Company.The Emergence of Banglades. 9. History & Culture of Sindh. Wayne. 10. Kent England: WmDawson & sons Ltd. Politics in Pakistan. 6. Party. Ziring. 12. 14. Islamabad. K. The Political System of Pakistan. Vol. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1967. Ethno . Lahore.

2) Verses of Surah Al-Hujrat Related to Adab Al-Nabi (Verse No-1-18) 3) Verses of Surah Al-Mumanoon Related to Characteristics of faithful (Verse No-1-11) 4) Verses of Surah al-Furqan Related to Social Ethics (Verse No.A.58.57.W) II 1) Life of Holy Prophet (S.A.A.W) in Makkah 3) Important Lessons Derived from the life of Holy Prophet in Makkah Seerat of Holy Prophet (S.Tadabar (Verse No1. Related to thinking.40.) 2) Verses of Surah Al-Hashar (18.14) Seerat of Holy Prophet (S.A.63-77) 5) Verses of Surah Al-Inam Related to Ihkam(Verse No-152-154) Study of Selected Text of Holly Quran 1) Verses of Surah Al-Ihzab Related to Adab al-Nabi (Verse No.W) 1) Life of Muhammad Bin Abdullah ( Before Prophet Hood) 2) Life of Holy Prophet (S. Day of Judgment 3) Verses of Surah Al-Saf Related to Tafakar.W) in Madina 2) Important Events of Life Holy Prophet in Madina 3) Important Lessons Derived from the life of Holy Prophet in Madina Introduction To Sunnah 1) Basic Concepts of Hadith 2) History of Hadith 3) Kinds of Hadith 4) Uloom –ul-Hadith 5) Sunnah & Hadith 6) Legal Position of Sunnah Selected Study from Text of Hadith Introduction To Islamic Law & Jurisprudence 1) Basic Concepts of Islamic Law & Jurisprudence 2) History & Importance of Islamic Law & Jurisprudence 3) Sources of Islamic Law & Jurisprudence 4) Nature of Differences in Islamic Law 5) Islam and Sectarianism 22 .

“Muslim Conduct of State” Hameed ullah Muhammad. Islamabad Hameed ullah Muhammad. Religion and Society” Deep & Deep 23 . International Islamic University. ‘Introduction to Islam Mulana Muhammad Yousaf Islahi. Bhatia. “Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence” Islamic Research Institute. Islamabad (1993) Mir Waliullah. “Emergence of Islam” . Pakistan. in Islam Islamic History 1) Period of Khlaft-E-Rashida 2) Period of Ummayyads 3) Period of Abbasids Social System of Islam 1) Basic Concepts Of Social System Of Islam 2) Elements Of Family 3) Ethical Values Of Islam Reference Books: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) Hameed ullah Muhammad. u leaf Publication Islamabad.Islamic Culture & Civilization 1) Basic Concepts of Islamic Culture & Civilization 2) Historical Development of Islamic Culture & Civilization 3) Characteristics of Islamic Culture & Civilization 4) Islamic Culture & Civilization and Contemporary Issues Islam & Science 1) Basic Concepts of Islam & Science 2) Contributions of Muslims in the Development of Science 3) Quranic & Science Islamic Economic System 1) Basic Concepts of Islamic Economic System 2) Means of Distribution of wealth in Islamic Economics 3) Islamic Concept of Riba 4) Islamic Ways of Trade & Commerce Political System of Islam 1) Basic Concepts of Islamic Political System 2) Islamic Concept of Sovereignty 3) Basic Institutions of Govt. “Muslim Jrisprudence and the Quranic Law of Crimes” Islamic Book Service (1982) H. IRI.S. “Studies in Islamic Law.” Hussain Hamid Hassan. Ahmad Hasan.

Islamabad (2001) 24 .9) Publications New Delhi (1989) Dr. Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq. “Introduction to Al Sharia Al Islamia” Allama Iqbal Open University.

determinants. Introduction to sets. types of functions.Note: One course will be selected from the following six courses of Mathematics. functions. 2008 and onward To give the basic knowledge of Mathematics and prepare the students not majoring in mathematics. Binomial Theorem: Introduction to binomial theorem. • Contents 1. Sequence and Series: Arithmetic. Cramer’s rule. COMPULSORY MATHEMATICS COURSE FOR NON-MATHEMATICS MAJORS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES Title of subject: Discipline Pre-requisites Credit Hours Minimum Contact Hours Assessment Effective Aims : MATHEMATICS : : : : : : BS (Social Sciences). trigonometric 25 . • Apply the concepts and the techniques in their respective disciplines. system of linear equations. nature of roots of quadratic equations. Matrices: Introduction to matrices. Permutation and combinations: Introduction to permutation and combinations. equations reducible to quadratic equations. : Algebra : Preliminaries: Real and complex numbers. Quadratic equations: Solution of quadratic equations. set operations. geometric and harmonic progressions. • Model the effects non-isothermal problems through different domains. Trigonometry: Fundamentals of trigonometry. Objectives : After completion of this course the student should be able to: Understand the use of the essential tools of basic mathematics. SSC (Metric) level Mathematics 03 + 00 40 written examination. types of matrices. inverse of matrices.

Boston. quartiles. 4. discrete and continuous series. Errors of measurement. limitations of statistics and main division of statistics. INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS Credit hrs: 3(3-0) Unit 1. individual. Latest Edition. Frequency distribution: Organisation of data. Wilcox. PWS-Kent Company. Statistics : Introduction: Meaning and definition of statistics. Books Recommended: 1. Constructing of a frequency distribution. E. frequency polygon. relationship of statistics with social science. Relative and Cumulative frequency distribution. ‘Statistics for The Social Sciences’. Unit 2. Latest Edition.. Observations. Presentation of Data Introduction. R. Kaufmann. Sources. cumulative frequency curve. Latest Edition. Rounding of a Number. E.identities. Significant digits. Swokowski. basic principles of classification and Tabulation. types of frequency series. sample Descriptive and inferential Statistics. 26 . ‘Introduction of Statistics’. bar frequency diagram histogram. variance. Data.. Walpole.. graphic presentation of the frequency distribution. What is Statistics? Definition of Statistics. Exercises. J. Editing of Data. ‘College Algebra and Trigonometry’. Graphs and their Construction. W. skewness and kurtosis. Frequency polygon and Frequency curve. Population. Measures of central tendency: Mean medium and modes.. inter quartile deviation mean deviation. ungrouped and grouped data. circle and trigonometric functions. tally sheet method. characteristics of statistics. Bar charts. moments. deciles and percentiles. 2. Measures of dispersion: Range. E. array. Diagrams. standard deviation. R. 3. ‘Fundamentals of Algebra and Trigonometry’. 2. Prentice Hall. Histogram. Collection of primary and secondary data. Discrete and continuous variables. R. Pie chart. Graphs: Graph of straight line.

Type-I and Type-II errors. The Mean Deviation. Historigram. Difference of means and proportions. Unit 4. Unit 5. Ogive for Discrete Variable. Test statistics. Sampling and Sampling Distributions Introduction. Range. sampling with and without replacement. Measures of Dispersion Introduction. Poisson and Normal Distribution. Exercises. Analysis of Variance and ANOVA Table. Exercises Unit 6. Testing of hypothesis and confidence interval about the population mean and proportion for small and large samples. Median and mode. Testing of hypothesis and confidence intervals about the difference of population means and proportions for small and large samples. Statistical problem. Change of origin and scale. Testing of Hypothesis. sampling and non sampling errors. sample design and sampling frame. Hypothesis Testing Introduction. Unit 3. Types of frequency curves. The Variance and standard deviation. Properties of variance and standard Deviation. definition of outliers and their detection. Sampling distributions for single mean and proportion. Stem and Leaf Display. Absolute and relative measures.Single Population Introduction. Measures of Central Tendency Introduction. Interpretation of the standard Deviation. The semi-Interquartile Range. The Mode. Standardized variables. Empirical Relation between Mean. Exercises Unit 9. 27 . Exercises.Cumulative Frequency Polygon or Ogive. properties of Good Average. Relative Merits and Demerits of various Averages. Exercises. Moments and Moments ratios. Testing of Hypotheses-Two or more Populations Introduction. null and alternative hypothesis. Different types of Averages. Exercises. Discrete and continuous distributions: Binomial. level of significance. Quantiles. acceptance and rejection regions. Contingency Tables. probability and non-probability sampling. Exercises. general procedure for testing of hypothesis. bias. Probability and Probability Distributions. Testing of hypothesis about the Independence of attributes. Exercises Unit 10. Exercises. Unit 8. Unit 7. Box and Whisker Plot. Testing of Hypothesis-Independece of Attributes Introduction. Coefficient of variation.

R. Macmillan Publishing Co. estimation of parameters and their interpretation. r and R2. “Statistical Methods and Data Analysis”.. simple linear regression. 28 . Muhammad. its estimation and interpretation. “Introduction to Statistics”. E. Regression and Correlation Introduction. Coefficient of linear correlation. Kitab Markaz. 1982. 3rd Ed. 2005. examples. Multiple regression and interpretation of its parameters.. Examples Recommended Books 1 2 Walpole. Bhawana Bazar Faisalabad. New York. Correlation. Inc.Unit 11. cause and effect relationships. F.

Feather. Information society. Arcade Publishing 29 . D. Micheal(1995). (2007). London: Facet. LIBRARY AND SOCIETY Objectives: • To explore the environment in which library and information professionals work.. Madness & reality: Chicago. 7. (2003). Scrolling Forward: Making sense of documents in the digital age. Information privacy. London: Clive Bingley. 3. W. Future Librarians: dreams. D. • To understand social. Communication and information management. G. David(2000). Intellectual property. 5. Himma. political and economic context in which libraries and other information agencies operate. G. J. Economic aspects of information. & Koehler. Gerard. Librarianship: The complete introduction. Torr. 2. (2004). Foundations of library and information science. Libraries in society. Information ethics. 6. New York: Neal-Schuman. (2008). Lester. The information age: Current controversies. (2007). Recommended Readings: 1. Library and Information Profession. American Library Association. Description: Nature of information and knowledge. Information ethics. (2007). New York: Neal-Schuman. Levy. Rubin. et al. W and Gorman. Library and its role in Society. Crawford. Chowdhury. R. Social information. • To understand the nature of library and information and their role in society. C. E. New York: Neal-Schuman. 8. K. Freedom of information. J. Information policy. J. Fundamentals of information studies. San Diego: Greenhaven Press. 4.New York. The information society: A study of continuity and change. IFLA (2000) Libraries in the information society 9. 10.F O U N D A T IO N U R S E S CO INFORMATION. Bradford: Emerald.. (1978).

6. W. (1967). Managing film and video Liu. R. Oxford University Press. Cassel. Papyrus roles. Microforms. newspapers.Reference & Information Services in 21st century: An introduction. Bacon Books. Books. History of libraries.EVOLUTION OF LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SOURCES Objectives: • To give an overview of the evolution of libraries and various formats of information and knowledge resources starting from ancient to present times • To develop basic understanding regarding these formats Description: Ancient records of knowledge. 4th ed . Foot. • To develop skills for designing. 7. 5. Clay tablets. Z. Codex.Multan. W..J. London: The Association for Information Management. A short history of the printed 2. Harris. & Bringhurst. G. Kilgour. (2000). Westport. C. Serials--. New York. Audio-visual. (1998). Recommended Readings: 1. (2008). Parchment. Magazines. Oxford: Pergamum Press.: Libraries Unlimited. (1999). The evolution of the book.Journals. Muhammad Fazil Khan (1988)Kutub Khanoo Ki Tareekh: Ahd-eQadeem say Ahd-e-Mughliya tak. The story of communications.Neal Schuman USER SERVICES IN LIBRARIES Objectives: • To understand the types and terminology of user services in libraries. Digital forms--. Multimedia. implementing and evaluating effective user services. R. Point Roberts. P. 8.N. Evolution of alphabets. Kay Ann and uma Hiremath. Invention of printing. WA: Hartley & Marks. 30 . Wilkie.(1999) History of Libraries in the western world. offline. Conn. ElmerP. Audio. Visual. 3.Micheal Age and Johnson. Scarcrow Press. 4. Paper to digital: Documents in the information age. word. Chappel. F.

New York: Neal- Schuman. (2006). Introduction to reference work. Katz. wireless technology and virtual private network (VPN). R. Description: Information and other library technologies. Bopp. Email. Telecommunications and networks. S. User education. Introduction to reference work in the digital age. Library technology companion. 31 . G. barcode technology. Spreadsheets. Databases. Library security systems. & Hebels. 2. Ferguson. Current awareness service. J. Burke. Computers for librarians: An introduction to the electronic library. Presentation software. W. E. (2003). Word processing. L. New York: Neal-Schuman. J. & Smith. Internet and the WWW. (2001). Reprographic technology. Referral service. Desktop publishing. Colo: Libraries Unlimited. Wagga Wagga: Centre for Information Studies. Janes. Reprographic service. New York: McGrawHill.. Social networking. Inter Library Loan (ILL) and Document Delivery. Recommended Book: 1. USE OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN LIBRARY Objectives: • To develop a conceptual understanding of information and other technologies used in libraries. Operating system. C. Tele-lifts. Charles Sturt University. Englewood. Software. Recommended Readings: 1. (2001). Hardware. Reference and information services. Digitization hardware and software. 2. (2008). A. Westport: Libraries Unlimited. (2003). Introduction to library public services. J. Translation services. • To develop practical skills in using library technologies. Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI).Description: Introduction to user services. 4. R. Reference and information services: An introduction. 3. Evans. Circulation service.. Documentation services. E.

• To give and overview of the efforts of information organization in Pakistan. Current systems. 2.ifla. D. Hider. D. J. (2001). Rowley. Fairfield.. (2007).org/VII/s13/pubs/isbd_m0602.: Centre for Information Studies. Cataloguing Codes. 4. T. Wagga Wagga. (2004). Description: Historical development of the organization of information. (2002). J. Problems of information organization in Pakistan. Internet technologies and information services. Recommended Readings: 1. Subject access: Analysis. R. Cashman. R. M. Management issues. ORGANIZATION OF INFORMATION Objectives: • To introduce theories and trends of bibliographic description and subject analysis.. B. G. Guide to selecting and cataloging quality WWW resources for the small library. CA: LRACCC.3. Systems for organization of information: Environments.pdf 32 . & Harvey. Available at: www. (2008). Classification.S. 6. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. London: Library Association Publ. D. Access. CT: Libraries Unlimited. Mass: Thomson/Course Technology. Organising knowledge in a global society: Principles and practice in libraries and information centres. N. Charles Sturt University. Boston. The electronic library.. Westport. (2002). (2004).W. Verbal subject approaches. J. Discovering computers 2007: A gateway to information. Organization and administration: Arrangement. Encoding standards. Coleman. A. Morley. P. B. ISBD(M): International Standard Bibliographic Description. & Vermaat.. Boston. Mass: Thomson Course Technology. • To understand concepts of organization of both print and electronic information. Miller. Understanding computers: today and tomorrow. Shelly. (2007). Authority control. The information organization process: Surrogate/Metadata records: Description. 5. Harvey. Storage and Retrieval tools.

Taylor. N. A.00). Reference and information services: An introduction. D. • Enable them to retrieve information efficiently using these information Indexes and abstracts. Almanacs and fact books. Directories. (2000). introduction to managing access to information. E. Basic guides to reference materials. Englewood. J. Rowley.lili. Boston: McGraw-Hill. Bibliographies-. LLouis Mai. 2nd ed. Hampshire: Gower. (2000). atlases & gazetteers. E. 7. Evaluation Recommended Readings: 1. Basic reference sources.. Isala Abad Chan. W. & Joudrey. The intellectual foundation of information organization. Reference Web sites. Biographical sources.ipl. (2008). Introduction to reference work: Vol. Dictionaries and thesauri. J. (2002).htm 2. Geographical HEC NDL. 1. Anis (1993) Jadid Catalogue Sazi : Muqtadara Qumi Zaban. Bopp. 33 . Library catalogs.. http://www. Cambridge. Katz.(1994) Cataloguing and Classification: An introduction. Mc Graw Hill. Mass: MIT Press. New York BASIC REFERENCE SOURCES Objectives: • The primary intent is to acquaint students with basic reference sources and learn about a few standard titles in each of the basic categories. 6.General bibliographies. & Farrow. Internet Public Library (http://www. Khurshid. (2001). Description: Definition. Evaluation Criteria. Encyclopedias. The organization of information. Aldershot. Westport. C. & Smith. Organizing knowledge: An 4. R. G. 5. 3. Colo: Libraries Unlimited. Conn: Libraries Unlimited. Svenonius. A. Basic information services. L.00. E. Serials guides.

B. Layzell Ward. Description: Basic theories and principles of administration for effective management of public. P. G. Library space management. Elm-e-Intezamyat: Taaruf aur kutub khano par etlaq. With emphasis on planning. University of the Punjab Lahore. academic. D. facilities. E. Types of publishers— 34 . G. evaluation. Management basics for information professionals. Administrative aspects of public and technical services. PULSAA. CO: Libraries Unlimited.. & Moran.MANAGEMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES Objectives: • To understand functions of management and their underlying theoretical concepts. inter-agency cooperation. E. Greenwood Village. New York: Haworth Press. rules and regulations. • To understand how these functions can be applied to provide effective library and information services. Stueart. New York: NealSchuman. Evans. Recommended Readings: 1. Job of history of publishing. directing. Library and information center management. (2007). public relations. organizing.. and budgeting. & Evans. INTRODUCTION TO PUBLISHING AND BOOK TRADE Objectives: • To develop understanding of the information industry dynamics • To develop learning about dealing with commercial and non commercial publishers in libraries context Description: What is publishing? A brief publishing/communication. E. B. and special libraries and information centers. (2007). The practical library manager. B. Massis. 4. 2. Sajjad-ur-Rehman(1993). reporting. and change management. R. 3. coordinating. B. staffing. Scholarly publisher. Rugaas. (2003)..

(Chap. Available at: http://www. Problems of book distribution in Pakistan. NBCP. K. & Margaret. C. & Lewis. K. Research questions / hypotheses. Littleton. Electronic publishing. Available at: http://informationr. Z. H. (1981).org/dlib/september04/vandesompel/09vandesompel. journals and databases in libraries of Pakistan: procedure and problems. Karachi. 11) 6. terminology and process of social science research within the library and information science field. ml 5. Library Philosophy and Practice. Developing library and information center collections. T. De Sompel. Data analysis and Interpretation. Research methods. (1981). (2004). Ibrahim Saad (1994) Readers on Book publishing in Pakistan. Sampling. 2. E.htm Problems of book publishing in Pakistan. Theory formulation. Literature review. Description: Definition. CO: Libraries Unlimited. Research problem. Wilkinson. Karachi. G. (2005). 7. booksellers and distributors. 9. E.. F. Problems of periodical publishing in Pakistan. et al. NBCP. Report writing. Electronic publishing and the future of the book.htm Ameen. (1997). Electronic publishing. Issues of book acquisition in university libraries: A case study of Pakistan. The complete guide to acquisitions management. (2008). Vendors. (2009). Littleton. Acquisition of foreign books. D-Lib Magazine. Wilson. 10. Karachi.dlib. Royal book co RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Objectives: • To understand basic concepts. Data collection. Evans. NBCP. V. Available at http://bubl. 35 . Types of research. BUBL Link. Recommended Readings: 1. Rethinking scholarly communication: Building the system that scholars deserve. (1981). 10 (9). London:Facet. non-commercial. (2005). Scholarly publishing in an electronic era. Information Research. 8.html 11.uidaho. Dynamics of foreign and local book trade in Pakistan. CO: Libraries Unlimited.. L.. 3 (2).

Nick(2000). Intellectual freedom manual. Practical research: Planning and design. (2004). 36 . Intellectual freedom and censorship. 3. 3. Pickard. (2007). E. Chapman. K. Planning for the management of library & information resources. Conn: Libraries Unlimited. Research methods in information. American Library Association. Evaluation of library collections. Beck. NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall. Office for Intellectual Freedom. & Connaway. Developing libraries and information center collections. Collection development policies. How to do research: the complete guide to designing & managing research projects. 6. Managing acquisitions in library and information services. G. Write off of library material. J. Evans. problems. Leedy. A. 4. New York: Neal-Schuman. Recommended Readings: 1. 5. Colorado: Libraries Unlimited. S. S. Babbie.. Belmont. London: Facet. R.. Research ethics. & Manuel. R. Research proposal. (2005). Research in library & information science. Collection development and management of electronic resources. E. London. • To develop constructive approaches to investigate and resolve problems of collection development and management • To understand current issues in collection development and management faced in various types of libraries.. Recommended Readings: 1. Basic research methods for librarians. Chicago: ALA. Powell. E. (2008). Westport. Wadsworth Publishing. New York: Neal-Schuman. Selection and acquisition of library & information resources. Englewood. Upper Saddle River. The practice of social research.Dissemination of results. and challenges of collection development and management. CA: 2. Description: Basic concepts. Practical research methods for librarians and information professionals. (2005). 2. (2007). (2007). Moore. L. L. and Jeanne Ellis Ormrod. Paul D. 2005. R. Library Association COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT Objectives: • To recognize methods. Deselection & preservation.

37 . The complete guide to acquisitions management. Westport. 5.4. L. (2003). Chicago: American Library Association. F. P. K. Conn: Libraries Unlimited. Johnson. Wilkinson.. C. Fundamentals of collection development and management. & Lewis. (2009).

3. Description: Dewey Decimal Classification (Print and online editions). & Mitchell. APPLIED CATALOGUING Objectives: • To develop practical skills in making catalog entries of print and other materials.. V. HW Wilson.M. M. 21st ed. S. Sear’s List of Subject Headings / Library of Congress Subject Headings. Westport. Ohio: OCLC Online Computer Library Center. OH: OCLC Online Computer Library Center. Broughton. Essential Library of Congress Subject Headings. Dublin. L. Libraries Unlimited. Taylor. Dewey decimal classification and relative index. Chan. J. Chan.. Recommended Readings: 1. CT. Lanham. & Sears. MD: Scarecrow Press. M. Other Classification Schemes. J. 4. et al. Introduction to cataloging and classification. Dublin. Library of Congress. (2007).M A JO R C O U R S E S APPLIED CLASSIFICATION Objectives: • To develop practical skills in using classification schemes and assigning subject headings and Cutter numbers. (2008). (2007). Cataloging and classification: An introduction. 6. L. Sears list of subject headings. Library of Congress Subject Headings. New York: Neal-Schuman. 2. Dewey. G. A. (2006). (2003). 5. (2003). Goodsell. E. M. 38 . 7. Call number (Cutter Table and author mark). Dewey Decimal Classification: Principles and application.

2. Metadata. Pre-requisites. Chicago: American Library Association. 3. D. Chicago. Chicago: ALA. A. Cataloguing of book and non-book materials. American Library Association. Metadata standards.M. E.. (2007). Westport. M. G. Anis Khurshid(1997). 5. (2004). Networking devices. American Library Association. & Qin. S. Fundamental concepts. P. Zeng. MD: Scarecrow Press. & Weihs. Washington: Library of Congress. (2008). E. Caplan. L. Metadata fundamentals for all librarians. RESOURCE SHARING AND NETWORKING Objectives: • To introduce the concepts and practices of resource sharing in libraries. Network 39 . 7. 8. types (LAN. 4. Copy Cataloguing. Metadata in practice. Introduction to cataloging and classification. J.. (2003). Anglo-American cataloguing rules. Cataloguing of Oriental Names. ALA Filing Rules. Libraries Unlimited. 2nd ed Seely P. Intranet. Cataloging Distribution Service. MAN. scope and importance of resource sharing in various types of libraries. MARC 21 concise formats. Introduction to technical services. S. New York: Neal-Schuman.. 6. Description: Concept. G. WAN. 9. ALA rules for filing catalogue cards. Recommended Readings: 1. Internet) and topology of networking. • To introduce the concepts and practices of library and information networking.Description: Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules and MARC. Chicago: American Library Association.A ed. (2005).. systems and techniques. CT. Karachi. (2006). & Westbrooks. Cataloguing of Pakistani Names. Chan. CO: Libraries Unlimited. Functions. Hillmann. Intner. Library of Congress. (2002). (2006). J. L. Greenwood Village. BCCT University of Karachi 10. Basic data communication concept. Evans. Taylor. Cataloging and classification: An introduction. Rev ed. L. Lanham.

(2006). & Rousseau. A.. S. Library resource sharing networks. G. Academic Press QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS Objectives: • • To introduce the concepts of quantitative research methods. N. & Fox. (2006). 4. J. Elementary statistics in social research: The essentials. Binghamton. Evans G. Lee.J. Impact of digital technology on library collections and resource sharing.Y. 3. 2. SPSS software. London: Facet. Webster. networking and resource sharing in microcomputer environment. N. (2007). The information professional's guide to quantitative research: A practical handbook. Quantitative research methods in library and information science. Kurose.E (Chapter on resource sharing) in Management techniques for librarians. Bibliometrics. L. Elementary statistics for library and information service management. Instrument construction. 5. 6. Descriptive and inferential statistics.protocols.. CD-ROM based networks. Guide to networking essentials. E. A. J. (2003).: Haworth. Resource Sharing and Networking in Pakistan Recommended Readings: 1. Egghe. Description: Nature and types of quantitative research. S. H. Cambridge. MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press. W.: Prentice Hall. Mass: Course Technology. Baltimore. OSI layers. Measurement scales. Levin. J. K. N. London: Pearson Education. Computer networks. Clayton. Boston: Pearson/Addison Wesley. P. Tanenbaum.. 2nd ed. & Ross. P. Content analysis. 3. Difference with other research methods. Experimental designs. R. & Gorman. Recommended Book: 1.Y. Computer networking: A top-down 2. (2003). (2007). (2001). F. approach featuring the Internet.. (2009). 40 . Sampling and sample statistics. G. Tomsho. Formulation of hypothesis. To develop practical skills in conducting quantitative research in library and information settings. London: Aslib-IMI. Upper Saddle River.

Patten. J. QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS Objectives: • Develop basic understanding of the theory of qualitative research methodology • Learn the application of qualitative methods to LIS.4. policies. Job opportunities for LIS professionals. Shep. Thousand Oaks: Sage.. (2001). content analysis etc. G. London: Facet. & Clayton. & Rossman. Cresswell. Gorman. Los Angeles. 2. Public. W. Judith( 1999)Doing your research project: aguide for the first time researchers in educational & social sciences. M. Interpreting and reporting qualitative research.. Library literature. 41 . Future prospects. 3. Library Education and training. New Delhi. focus group. Clayton. Challenges faced by libraries and librarians. Use of ICTs in libraries. field notes.. service structure etc. G. P. C. E. CA: Sage. B. L. (2007). 5. Academic. Bell. S. Thousand Oaks. Qualitative inquiry and research design: Choosing among five approaches. Designing qualitative research. Observation. CA: Pyrczak Pub..National. Differences and relation with quantitative research design. Recommended Readings: 1. Qualitative research for the information professional: A practical handbook. Description: Defining and understanding qualitative research design. Viva Books. A. Marshall. Major qualitative data collection methods.. Questionnaire research: A practical guide. (2005). interview. Special. Legislation. Library resources and services. J. LIBRARY & INFORMATION SERVICES IN PAKISTAN Objectives: • To introduce students with basics of librarianship in Pakistan • To develop broad-based understanding of the major aspects of librarianship in Pakistan Description: Structure of Libraries-. Library associations. (2006). standards.

3. Indexing and abstracting in theory and practice. (2008). W. 3. New York: Neal-Schuman. Illinois: University of Illinois. Ali. Lancaster. 42 . Sajjad-Ur-Rehman(1992) Library Education in Pakistan: Past present & future. (2000). Littleton. Description: Principles and methods of indexing and abstracting. F. Cleveland.. Lahore. 2. Emerging paradigm in 2. (2006). R. D. Mahmood. (2003). Colo: Libraries Unlimited. 5. Current issues in automatic indexing and abstracting. Types. Introduction to indexing and abstracting. Lahore: Pak Book Corporation. http://www. & Cleveland. Lahore.Afzal Haq qurshi and Syed Jamil Rizvi. B. PULSAA INDEXING AND ABSTRACTING Objectives: • To introduce concepts of indexing and (1998). 4. A. Broughton. Mohammad Asghar . PULSAA Hallmarks of Library and Infornation services in Pakistan. A. D.Recommended Readings: 1.. etc. Basic techniques of thesaurus construction.nlp. & Tahami. Recommended Readings: 1. Vocabulary control.. K. • To develop practical skills in preparing indexes and abstracts. Theory and practice of indexing for specialized formats and subjects. M. librarianship: A call for innovation. Ameen. Essential thesaurus construction. Information technology in libraries. Manual and computerized indexing processes for different kinds of indexes including I & A databases. back-of-book indexes. National Library of Pakistan. Proceeding of the PLA Golden Jubilee International Conference 2007. website indexes. Lahore: PLA (Punjab). V. K. formats and techniques of abstracts. Champaign.

CT: Libraries Unlimited. J. Retrospective conversion. • To develop practical skills in using state of the art library automation systems. 5. (2006). Role of library staff. (2004). Automating Library Services in Pakistan Fida Muhammad. R. Wagga Wagga: Centre for Information Studies. improvement guide for small and medium libraries. Westport. vendors and consultants in planning and acquisitions of systems. CT: Libraries Unlimited. P.. Systems analysis for library automation: hardware. & Matthews. senior management. Request for proposals. & Hebels. (2002). other librarians.. The Digital library Recommended Readings: 1. B. R. Library information systems: From library automation to distributed information access solutions. T. Technology made simple: An 3. Structure of the library automation industry.LIBRARY AUTOMATION SYSTEMS Objectives: • To introduce functions of library automation systems. (2003). Relevant technical standards. & Cullin. Ferguson. Englewood. Charles Sturt University. 4. library systems personnel. Schultz-Jones. CT: Libraries Unlimited. Planning and acquisition of library automation systems. acquisitions and collections management. serials. 7. 2. cataloguing. Ingersoll. Ohio: Linworth Pub. inter-library loan. Bilal. D. Peshawar 43 . software. Description: Overview of library automation systems. 8. R.. Overview of the major library automation subsystems: circulation. Computers for librarians: An introduction to the electronic library. An automation primer for school library media centers and small libraries. (2007). R.. Worthington. and reference. Hamid Rehman etc. networks. implementation. S. OPAC services. CO: Libraries Unlimited. Library and information science text series. J. Bolan. (2004). (2002). J. & Culshaw. Kochtanek. R. Technology planning: Preparing and updating a library technology plan. Matthews. Automating media centers and small libraries: A microcomputer-based approach. Westport. Managing information technology: A handbook for systems librarians. 6. maintenance and evaluation. K. Chicago: American Library Association. contract negotiation. Westport.

E. 44 . Marketing concepts for libraries and information services. Strategic marketing for library and information 3. NJ: Prentice Hall. Unique aspects of services marketing. transaction. England: Ashgate. INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL Objectives: • To introduce concepts. (2000). Description: Defining Basic concepts of Marketing---market. J. What is marketing and Services Marketing?. Rowley. demand. B. J.Marketing Process. London: Library Association. terminology and systems of information storage and retrieval. 7.MARKETING OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES Objectives: • To introduce basic concepts of marketing • To introduce marketing in library and information settings. Chicago: American Library Association. services. target market. (2009). R. Services marketing: integrating customer focus across the firm. P. De Sáez.. clients needs. Strategic marketing for nonprofit organizations. Hants. • To develop practical skills in preparing marketing plan for library and information services. Upper Saddle River. London: Facet Pub. Application of marketing concepts to library and information services. (2003). Marketing audit. Mathews. (2007). Aldershot. product. Zeithaml. Information marketing. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson. E-Marketing. 2. 5. Andreasen. A. E. (2004). Broady. Developing Marketing Mix ---Ps and Cs. V. (2006). Walters. S. Marketing today’s academic library. A. Recommended Readings: 1. Library marketing that works. 6. wants. & Kotler. service. New York: NealSchuman. 4. (2002). E. Market research.

Online databases. IL models. Boolean logic. T. Phrase search. J. Medford. Meadow. Recommended Readings: 1. H. Barker. 5. S. Reserved words. Web search engines. Introduction to modern information retrieval. Boston: Kluwer. R. Information storage devices. Instructional strategies. Information representation & retrieval in the digital age. & Maybury. (2003). London: Facet. Word proximity. (2007). J. (2000). B.• To develop practical skills in searching online information. S. Designing online information literacy instruction modules. H. NJ: Information Today Kowalski. Creating successful instruction classes. Prefix/suffix fields. inverted index and parsing rules. G. Chowdhury. Stop words. Kraft. (2007). Conn: Libraries Unlimited. D. OPACs. delivering and evaluating information literacy programs. C. Finding information on the Internet: A tutorial. Evaluating information literacy programs. 45 . Learning styles. M. 4. Chu. Westport.. Bell. Vector space. Librarian's guide to online searching. T. Managing large and small instruction programs. Basic concepts of database design and management. Search processes. 3. Evaluation of information retrieval systems. (2009). • To develop practical skills for designing.. User needs and interview skills. 6. (2004). Text information retrieval systems. G. Issues of database licensing. HEC Digital Library.. G. 2. Teaching and training fundamentals. Information brokers. & Boyce. Search strategies. Description: Concepts and components of information literacy. INFORMATION LITERACY Objectives: • To understand basic concepts and terminology of information literacy. University of California at Berkeley. San Diego: Academic Press. Truncation. Description: Information representation. Information storage and retrieval.

K. Conn. Riedling. Learning to lead and manage information literacy instruction. (2005). J. B. New York: Neal-Schuman. (2008). (2004). A. L... K. N. 8. C. (2009). J. The student will communicate the results in a written report. (2006). J. Smith. A viva-voce examination will be conducted both in research project and internship. S. information literacy instruction in academic institutions. S. F. E. 6. (2009).. Lowe. (2007). An educator’s guide to information literacy. A guide to teaching information literacy. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries. New York: Neal-Schuman. & Lindsay. M. S. 4. 7.. Westport. 46 . The student will apply one or more established methodologies to collect and analyze data and communicate the results in a written report. Conroy.. New York: Neal-Schuman.. • To give practical exposure to the students of working in libraries and information centers. Information literacy instruction handbook. Spitzer. Chicago: American Library Association. 3. R. E. 5.Recommended Readings: 1. E. Westport. R. Description: A supervised research project on an information management problem. Assessing student learning outcomes for 2. A. E. RESEARCH PROJECT AND/OR INTERNSHIP Objectives: • To develop practical skills in research to solve library and information problems. L. & Spitzer. Avery. & Kaplowitz. & Kaplowitz. M. Chicago: American Library Association. Information literacy: Essential skills for the information age.. Grassian. Conn: Libraries Unlimited. S. Information literacy instruction: Theory and practice.: Libraries Unlimited. (2003). & Webb. Grassian. Web-based instruction: A guide for libraries. A full time work experience in a selected library or information center under supervision of the internal and external supervisors. Eisenberg. H. C. Cox.

47 . Amsterdam: Elsevier. S. Introduction to digital libraries. Digital Libraries in Pakistan. P. Digitization. Recommended Readings: 1. Digital libraries. Different file formats. Reese. How to build a digital library. Access control and DRM. & Chowdhury. Content creation. library use: Social practice in design and evaluation. 4. K. DOI. N. Elements of a DL. P. and approaches to digital libraries. Witten. Digital libraries and electronic publishing. (2008). Understanding digital libraries. G. security and preservation issues. Building digital libraries: A how-todo-it manual for librarians. Metadata and other resource discovery issues. Description: Concepts and issues of digital libraries. Digital 3. H. Mass: MIT Press. CrossRef and other aspects.. Lesk. Evolution of digital libraries. (2000). Cambridge. New York: Neal-Schuman.. G. DL content management issues. B. DL communities. New York: Elsevier Science.. Cambridge. To develop skills for handling Multi-media in libraries. problems. Open URL. A. DL softwares. • To develop skills for designing digital libraries. M. J.. & Lesk. Bishop. MEDIA LIBRARIANSHIP Objectives: • • To introduce Multi-media used for information storage and retrieval. Y. (2003). T. Mass: MIT Press. W. Chowdhury. & Buttenfield. (2002). DL architecture. 6. (2005).. 2. 5. New York: Neal-Schuman. & Banerjee.E L E C T IV E C O U R S E S DIGITAL LIBRARIES Objectives: • To understand fundamental issues. A. Arms. M. Van House. (2003). I.

Description: Introduction to media librarianship. Nature and characteristics of Audio-visual and other non-print material. Acquisition, organization and use of multi-media materials; types and formats of microforms; equipment required to use different formats; comparison and economics of print, microform and computer products; services and production of AV and microforms; role of multimedia in dissemination of information with special reference to educational institutions/academic libraries.

Recommended Readings:
1. Handman, G. P. (2002). Video collection development in multitype

libraries: A handbook. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 2. Schopflin, K. (2008). A handbook for media librarians. New York: NealSchuman.

• To understand basic concepts, terminology, methods, and issues related to database systems, database design and database management. • To be familiar with a database software. Description: Overview of databases and database design. Components of a Database Management System (DBMS). Logical modeling and E-R diagramming. The relational model. Normalization. Physical modeling. Querying a database. Issues and Trends in DBMS. Creating a database application.

Recommended Readings:
1. Connolly, T. M., & Begg, C. E. (2004). Database solutions: A step-by-

step guide to building databases. Harlow, England: Pearson/Addison Wesley. 2. Groh, M. (2007). Access 2007 bible. Indianapolis, Ind: Wiley Publishing.


• To develop practical skills in designing Web based services for libraries and information centers. Description: Document design and electronic publishing. Web site design. HTML and XML. Web editors. Images and other media formats. Interactive documents with Java and JavaScript. Server-side scripting. Web site design for library & information services.

Recommended Readings:
1. Griffiths, P. (2004). Managing your Internet and intranet

services: The information and professional’s guide to strategy. London: Facet.
2. Song, Y. (2003). Building better web sites: A how-to-do-it manual for

librarians. New York: Neal-Schuman. 3. Lehman, T., & Nikkel, T. (2007). Making library web sites usable. New York: Neal-Schuman. 4. Westman, S. R. (2005). Creating database-backed library web pages. Chicago: American Library Association.

• To introduce the concepts and tools of knowledge management. Description: Introduction to knowledge management. Knowledge management cycle. Knowledge management models. Knowledge capture and codification. Knowledge sharing and communities of practice. Transfer of best practices. Role of organizational culture. Knowledge management tools. KM strategy and metrics. KM team. Future challenges for KM.


Recommended Readings:
1. Byrne, D. (2008). Essential knowledge management. New York: Neal2.

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Schuman. Davenport, T. H., & Prusak, L. (2000). Working knowledge: How organizations manage what they know. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business School Press. Jennex, M. E. (2007). Knowledge management in modern organizations. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Pub. Nonaka, I., & Teece, D. J. (2001). Managing industrial knowledge: Creation, transfer and utilization. London: Sage. Pfeffer, J., & Sutton, R. I. (2000). The knowing-doing gap: How smart companies turn knowledge into action. Boston, Mass: Harvard Business School Press. Tiwana, A. (2002). The Knowledge Management Toolkit: Orchestrating IT, strategy, and knowledge platforms. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Wallace, D. P. (2007). Knowledge management. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited.

• To understand the concepts and functions of human resource management. • To understand how these functions can be applied to manage human resources in library and information services. Description: Human resource management roles & functions. Motivation in the workplace. Control in the workplace. Required competencies.Job recruitment. Job interviewing. Orientation to the workplace. Training and staff development. Employee supervision. Communication skills for managers. Performance evaluation.

Recommended Readings:
1. Allan, B. (2007). Supervising and leading teams in ILS. London: Facet. 2. Cohn, J. M., & Kelsey, A. L. (2005). Staffing the modern library: A how-

to-do-it manual. New York: Neal-Schuman.
3. Mondy, R. W., & Noe, R. M. (2007). Human resource management.

Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

R. Budget process. analyzing and presenting financial and statistical data. NJ: Prentice Hall. and not- for-profit organizations. J. Organizing. A. T. Turner. (2008). R. Current issues in budgetary and financial management. health. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FOR LIBRARIES Objectives: • To understand the concepts and functions of financial management. Types of budgets. (2007). S. • To understand how these functions can be applied to manage finances in libraries and information centers. & Dalston. Upper Saddle River. Managing money: A guide for librarians. A. New York: Neal-Schuman.. Simmons-Welburn. Human resources management in today's academic library. Hallam. New York: Neal-Schuman. Financial management for public. (2001). internal controls. Managing budgets and finances: A how-to-do-it manual for librarians. Trotta. 2. Englewood.. B. (2005). & McNeil. New York: NealSchuman. M. Alternative sources of revenue and their impact on budgets. CO: Libraries Unlimited. 5. NC: McFarland. Stanley. (2004). Kingma.4. Supervising staff: A how-to-do-it manual for librarians. audited statements. The economics of information: A guide to economic and cost-benefit analysis for information professionals. Description: Introduction to financial management. Englewood. 3. financial workflow. Jefferson. A. Budget as a planning tool and change agent. M. M. Recommended Readings: 1. 51 . Major components of budgets. CO: Libraries Unlimited. Preparing. B. (2001). 4. Budget monitoring. Finkler. (2006). ARCHIVES & RECORDS MANAGEMENT Objectives: • To understand the nature of archives and public records. 6. Managing library employees. presenting and defending the budget.

7. Copyright policy in libraries. D. Disposal. (2005). INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS Objectives: • To introduce concept of intellectual property rights.. D. Public sector records management: A practical guide. 6. Hunter. (2008). Design law. disseminating and managing intellectual property in society. F. W. L. Accessibility. Developing and maintaining practical archives. Digital rights management. Principles of fair use. Chicago: Society of American Archivists. Hunter. Dearstyne. (2005). Smith. Patents law. (2007). Smith. Oh: South-Western Publishing. New York: Neal-Schuman. C. (2003). Modern records management: Key skills and core competencies. K. S. (2007). Hughes. 2. Oxford: Chandos. J. Copyright infringement. Records management. Hants. K. S. G.. A. 52 . Electronic records. Arranging and describing archives and manuscripts. V. • Explore the role of libraries and information centers in creating. Storage. M.• To understand how management functions can be applied to provide effective services based on archives and public records. & Rankin. IP laws. Planning and implementing electronic records management. Jones. Trade marks law. Ownership and licenses. Chicago: Society of American Archivists. S. Control. G. (2009). Boles. Electronic reserves. K. England: Ashgate. Roe. B. Cincinnati. (2007). Copyright law of Pakistan. Description: Introduction to intellectual property rights. Leading and managing archives and records 3. 4. 5. 1. Ginn. 8. Read. Theory and concepts of archives and records management. programs. Aldershot. Records management: A how-to-do-it manual. New York: Neal-Schuman. New York: Neal Schuman. (2005). • To develop familiarity with the provisions of international and national conventions and laws related to the protection of IPRs. London: Facet. Strategies. Description: Introduction to archives and public records. 9. Selecting and appraising archives and manuscripts..

Bibliometrics. S. T. Chicago: American Library Association. Islamabad: Govt. Description: Meaning definition and concept of bibliography. Copyright law for librarians and educators. L. Automated bibliographic control. New York: Neal-Schuman. E.C.: Library of Congress. Copyright law. Pakistan. Cohen. Types. (2006). Joyce. K. Norman. Need and importance. Complete copyright: An everyday guide for librarians. D. Bibliographic control at international level. Department of Libraries.Recommended Readings: 1. The Pakistan national bibliography. 2. Bibliographic control. (2004). Inner forms. of Pakistan. 2. (1962. 4. Davinson. D. Russell. Depository laws. American Library Association. London: Clive Bingley. 6. 5.). (2008). Librarian’s guide to intellectual property in the digital age. Copyright in a global information economy. 3. Washington. C. (1981). (2004). et al. (2005). Library of Congress. 53 . Crews. Bibliographic control in Pakistan. Newark. BIBLIOGRAPHY AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC CONTROL Objectives: • To understand the concepts of bibliography. Wherry. Chicago: American Library Association.. Chicago: 3. Historical development. New York: Aspen Publishers. • To review the efforts of bibliographic control with special reference to Pakistan. Practical copyright for information professionals. C. Recommended Readings: 1. (2006). Bibliographic databases. Preparation of bibliography. National Bibliographical Unit. (2002). On the record: Report of the Library of Congress Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control. NJ: LexisNexis. J.

Core concepts of project management in practice. Project risk and procurement management. Mantel. Heerkens. Facet Publishing. Hoboken. G. (2002). Project integration management. (2008). Project management. Preservation policy. Project life cycle. Environment control guidelines and risk assessment Storage. Project communications management. Management of P&C. B. Project cost management. Newtown Square. PA: PMI. Project teams and team building. Tools and processes for project management. • To develop skills in project planning. Project scope management. 2. 54 . Project quality management. 3. Exhibitions. New York: McGraw-Hill. Assessment of P&C. Digital preservation. NJ: John Wiley. Recommended Readings: 1. Project procurement management. Description: Preservation & conservation (P&C) concepts . A guide to the project management body of knowledge. Project human resource management. Project management context and processes. S. PRESERVATION & CONSERVATION OF LIBRARY MATERIALS Objectives: • To understand the concepts and methods of preservation and conservation of library materials. Disaster preparedness. • To develop skills in preserving and conserving materials. (2004). International cooperation initiatives. 4. Copying and reformatting. Project Management Institute. Allan.Handling.PROJECT MANAGEMENT Objectives: • To introduce the concepts and phases of project management. (2007). Description: Introduction to project management.PCs. Project time management. J. Project management: Tools and techniques for today’s ILS professional.

S. Chicago: Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Tahuff-e-Dustawezat. Feather. J. T. S. Muqtadara Qumi Zaban. Black. Chicago: American Library Association. 3. (2006).: Libraries Unlimited. P. Ashraf Ali (1993).. Binghamton. (2004). Chicago: American Library Association. & Blosser. (2000). NY: Haworth Information Press. London: Library Association Publishing. The serials management handbook: A practical guide to print and electronic serials management. & Hille. (2006). E. R. N. D. 2. 55 . Description: An overview of serial publications. J. Recommended Readings: 1. New York: Haworth Information Press. Conn. Lightman. Fowler. 4. H. Preservation management for libraries. Serials in libraries: Issues and practices. Management and use of e-journals. Preservation and conservation. 5. Managing preservation for libraries and archives: Current practice and future developments. Perspectives on serials in the hybrid environment. trends. Bibliographic control.. 3. archives and museums. (2006). 5. SERIALS MANAGEMENT Objective: • To introduce the concept and practices of serials management in libraries. Automated serial control. (2007). 4. (2001).. Westport. J. Preservation and conservation for libraries and archives. (2004). and technicalities. & Pilette. Kidd. Aldershot: Ashgate. Gorman. Classification and cataloguing. Fenner. G. A. Islam Abad. 2. Banks. Problems of serial management with special reference to Pakistan. C. London: Facet.. (2004). E-serials collection management: Transitions. N. Integrating print and digital resources in library collections. Subscription policy and procedures.Recommended Readings: 1. Preservation: Issues and planning. P. & Shep. J. Balloffet.

: Novinka Books. 3. Skreslet. D. Description: Domain of Islamic Sciences and Pakistan studies. Sardar. (2002). C. & Skreslet. 5. and.. (1988). Rais Ahmed (1993). Hauppauge. (2000). online databases. London: Mansell. and organizations dealing with Islam. Russell. generation. • To explore the nature of sources and their use by scholars and students. important bibliographic and indexing services on Islam and Pakistan. • To demonstrate familiarity with the contents of primary and secondary reference resources including print. N. Lanham. Pakistan: A bibliography. Karachi: Books and Books. Woodward. (2006). bibliographic control of literature on Islam and Pakistan. Islam: Background and bibliography.Y. 56 . Maryland: Scarecrow Press. INFORMATION SOURCES ON ISLAM AND PAKISTAN Objectives: • To demonstrate a base knowledge of Islamic and Pakistan studies and the vocabulary to analyze reference questions. Taylor. Bibliographical Source on Islam. Pakistan Bibliographical Working Group.6. The literature of Islam: A guide to the primary sources in English translation. D. publishers. (1996). mapping of Islamic literature and literature on Pakistan. and systems developers. London: Library Association Publishing. Samdani. Y. 44p. 2. 4. Making sense of standards and technologies for serials management: A guide to practice and future developments for librarians. R. P. Information and the Muslim World: A strategy for the twenty-first century. and websites. Karachi. R. evaluation of resources on Islam and Pakistan. Recommended Readings: 1. Z. output and dissemination of literature on Islam and Pakistan.

W. Burke. M. D. including print. Business information services. Markets and industries. Moss. students. students. and websites. • To demonstrate familiarity with the contents of primary and secondary reference resources including print. and websites. & Hall. and researchers. Westport. & Strauss. CT: Libraries Unlimited. International sources of business information. W.INFORMATION SOURCES ON BUSINESS & INDUSTRY Objectives: • To demonstrate a base knowledge of business and industrial studies and the vocabulary to analyze reference questions. E. online databases. (1998). • To demonstrate familiarity with the contents of primary and secondary reference resources in health sciences. Economics and finance. 57 .. Management and human resources. London: Library Association Pub. • To explore the nature of sources and their use by scholars.. Company information. online databases. Description: Introduction to business and industry information concepts and services. Legislation and regulations. INFORMATION SOURCES ON HEALTH SCIENCES Objectives: • To demonstrate a base knowledge of humanities fields and the vocabulary to analyze reference questions. Recommended Readings: 1. and the lay public in health sciences. Strauss's handbook of business information: A guide for librarians. Information needs of business professionals. R. H. • To explore the nature of sources and their use by scholars and students. (2004). Navigating business information sources: A practical guide for information managers. 2. Organizing and evaluating business information.

. Englewood. & Aversa. S. (2008). (2008). Introduction to health sciences librarianship. Information needs and information-seeking behavior of user groups in these fields. (2000).gov INFORMATION SOURCES ON HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Objectives: • To gain an awareness of the information structure for various disciplines in humanities and social sciences. Information cycle. R.cpsp. M.. & www. The humanities: A selective guide to information sources. 3. Forsman. T. Chicago: Medical Library Association. Information needs of health professionals and scientists. Boorkman. Description: Information sources and services in the fields of humanities and social sciences.. 6. S. MLA handbook for writers of research papers(2009). functions. 7. Phillips. 58 . New York: Neal-Schuman. Blazek. Recommended Readings: 1. New York: The Haworth Press. CO: Libraries Unlimited. 5. MLA www. M. Administration and management in health 2. Role of health libraries and information centers. 4. and information-seeking research. print and digital reference services. Huber J. J. K. (2000). W. • To gain practical experience with specific information sources each humanities and social science field. The Medical Library Association guide to managing health care libraries. F. E. & Bensing.. (2001). sciences libraries: Current practice in health sciences librarianship .Description: Information services and sources (both electronic and print) for health care professionals and the general public..nlm. B. R. Recommended Readings: 1. A. Wood. and management. R. 7th ed . Blue Ridge Summit: Scarecrow Press. Principles of medical library practice. Holst. Introduction to reference sources in the health sciences.

• To explore the nature of sources and their use by scholars and students. Munchen: K. CO: Libraries Unlimited. S. Social science reference sources: A practical guide. 6.. Information sources in science and www. 6. (2002).psf. the social www. D. Hurt. and websites.. biological. (2000). CO: Libraries INFORMATION SOURCES ON SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Objectives: • To demonstrate a base knowledge of science and technology fields and the vocabulary to analyze reference questions. Meadows. 4. Herron. T. Ed. Recommended Readings: 1. 3.Science 59 . Conn. J. CO: Libraries Unlimited. N. • To demonstrate familiarity with the contents of primary and secondary reference resources including print. & Hanstock. Greenwood Village. (1998). Description: Process of communication and information requirements in the scientific community. (1998).. Toronto: Academic Press. C. Study of primary.G. online databases. Englewood. secondary. www.: Greenwood Press. 5. D. L. and tertiary sources of information in the physical. Englewood. as used in scientific and technical communication. The social sciences: A cross-disciplinary guide to selected sources.cosspak. T.Pastic. Communicating research. Stern. Information sources in 3. D. 7. Li. Study and application of new information technologies.2. Guide to information sources in the physical sciences. (2002). Fisher. and in particular the World Wide www. and applied sciences. 4. 5.Saur. www. Westport. A. Price. (2000).

& McCann. London: Thomas/Sweet & Maxwell. C. S. (2005). (2007). J. • To demonstrate familiarity with the contents of primary and secondary reference resources including print. 6. Lyman.. P.. Colo: F. 60 .INFORMATION SOURCES ON LAW Objectives: • To demonstrate a base knowledge of legal studies and the vocabulary to analyze reference questions. G.B. Defoe. & Levinkin. Elias. D. A. Recommended Readings: 1. St. & Edinger. Kehoe. S. Cohen. Paul.. (2009).Pakistanlawsite. 7. Examination of the organization of legal knowledge. Legal research process. New York: Aspen Pub. 4. Littleton.. Berring. Basic legal INFORMATION SOURCES ON AGRICULTURE Objectives: • To demonstrate a base knowledge of agricultural sciences and the vocabulary to analyze reference questions. (2006). Sloan. K. WI: National Business Institute. Description: Nature and scope of law librarianship and legal information sources. L. & Olson. D. Law information sources both print and electronic. Paul... and websites. P. R. L. M. C. • To explore the nature of sources and their use by scholars. R. Minn: 2. CA: Nolo Press. Minn: Thomson/West. (2007). 5. C. www. legal practitioners and students. Berkeley. I. & Knowles. E. Rothman. E. (1995). Finding the law. Legal research in a nutshell. online databases. (2005). A. Thomson/West. Find it free and fast on the Net: Strategies for legal research on the Web. 8. Effective legal research. Information needs of legal practitioners.. Law librarianship: A handbook for the electronic age. E. Legal research: How to find & understand the law. & Hepler. Eau Claire. A. St. 3. Thomas.

2.• To explore the nature of sources and their use by scientists and students. print and digital reference services.PARC. W. and informationseeking research. (1993).gov 61 . NJ: Information Today.nalusda. and websites. P. Medford. www. London: Bowker-Saur. • To demonstrate familiarity with the contents of primary and secondary reference resources including print. Recommended Readings: online Description: Information sources and services in the field of agricultural sciences. Key guide to electronic resources: Agriculture. 3. Information sources in agriculture and horticulture. G. Information cycle.htm 4. Lilley. (1995). Drew. www. Information needs and information-seeking behavior of user groups in this field.

o 2 multimedia and over head projectors. To carry out this program the committee recommends that: 1. ICT’s data shows and over head projector. 62 3. DVD and VCR. use of power point and other techniques. the committee recommends the all the provincial and federal services commissions be intimated about the criteria and pre requisites of a post being advertised. 4. Regular in-service faculty development program be chalked out for new and existed faculty at national and international level. To establish /update the computer laboratories. • Managerial and administrative skills. However committee hopes that in order to implement the changed program in letter and spirit the authorities will meet all these formalities on priority bases. o A New television set.searching and surfing. e.They without having verified the situation advertise the posts which cause chaos and uncertainty for both employee and employer. .The council will also be responsible for regulating and framing the bye laws and standards for academic etc.RECOMMENDATIONS The curriculum revision committee concludes with that the implementation of new curriculum can only be achieved if it is properly followed and cared of. Keeping in view this situation. 2. The committee recommends that Higher Education Commission should arrange the following resources for the library schools. The same needs proper home work to meet the pre requisites. The training should aim the following areas: • Pedagogical skills • Use of emerging electronic gadgets e. HEC should sanction 30 latest PCs and three laptops for each school of public sector. The nature of library and information science courses is kept changing off and on where as our public service commission offices are not updating themselves about the change in nomenclature and status of the degrees and courses offered . multimedia. The members agreed to establish a platform with the name of “Pakistan Library and Information science Council” which will be responsible to enroll and register the qualified professional by issuing them a license .g.

o A latest photo copier be provided.o 2 tape records and a fax machine. 6. ALA and IFLA Life membership for all schools be paid by HEC and encourage faculty participation by providing them scholarships and funds etc. 5. 63 . Latest books and at least subscription of five international reputable Journals be sanctioned for all the schools.

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