Making a career DECISION?Decide to make a difference. Become a librarian (ALA) Prepared by Dr. Sarika Sawant SHPT School of Library Science SNDT Women’s University Mumbai 400 020
As a librarian, you can:& Design a website. & Tell a story to a child. & Organize information so people can findit. & Teach people to use and evaluate information. & Nothing you know is ever wasted!
Development• Established - 1961, with PG Diploma in Library Science• Programme upgraded -1964 to Degree level - B Lib.Sc• Continuing Education Programmes - 1969• Faculty of LIS established - 1976• Master’s Course introduced - 1978• Ph.D. Programme introduced – 1985
Ever-changing and renewing"...librarians are not just called librarians anymore. Increasingly their job responsibilities and titles provide a framework for the technological role that they play within the library."• U learn something new every day
Grand purpose What I do Is Challenging, Fun, And Makes a Difference In People’s Lives Every Day!
Useful skills• Importance of collection development,• Valuable skills in locating and using information• Equal access to resources, and intellectual freedom.• Intellectually search information in Internet
A job with scope• You could be a:• Public librarian• Medical librarian• Reference librarian• Knowledge manager• School librarian• Law librarian• Corporate librarian• Academic librarian
Trains Students To Be Information OrganisersResearchers Information & ProvidersConsultants Managers
Teaching-Learning Methods Classroom-based Lectures, Tutorials, Discussions Laboratory-based Practicals, Hands-on Field-based Internship in University Library, Extended Work Experience, Observation Visits Self-Directed Projects, Seminar
Infrastructure & Learning Resources• E class • Good collection of• Information books and journalsorganisation tools • Interactive white board(e.g. as classification • Different types ofschedules, cataloguing software’scodes, thesauri, etc.) • Printers & Scanners • The university library serve as laboratories
IT Practical include• Design library website• Blogs• Database creation• WIKIS• Advance searching in Internet
Websites created by students BLOGS created by students
Scholarships & Internships for BLISc & MLISc• Parekh Fund Award• Prof Khandwala Internship Award• SNDT Women’s University Library Internship Award• Miss SHPT and Best Journal Award
Library Science dept organises• Teachers day on different themes• Open House• Book Exhibition• Study Tour• Invites eminent scholars to deliver lectures• Week on Personality development programme• Mind mapping session• Annual Day includes Miss SHPT and Best Journal Award• Sponsor students to participate in seminar/conf/workshops
Library Visits• American Library• BARC Library• TISS Library• Tata Hospital Library• Asiatic Library• Janmabhoomi Newspaper Library• TCS library• National Film Archive library• Defense Library• So On…….
Extracurricular Activities• Essay writing• Poster making competition• Slogan competition• Youth Festival• Devlali camp• Hiking• 26th January Parade at New Delhi• Pic a Lib Magazine
Fun Parties• Garabha Party• Diwali Party• Cristmas partyParties include Mehendi competition, Best Out of Waste, One Min Game, Dumshera, Sangeet Khurchi, DJ, Dandiya, Kandil making competition, Rangoli competition etc.
I m sure after doing all these stuffs U will become a DYNAMIC & VERSATILE PERSON LIBRARIAN So Welcome to the SHPT School of Library ScienceI can proudly say that Not a single student of our school is jobless today
Awards to Merit Holders of BLISc• THE S.H.P.T. LIBRARY SCIENCE PRIZE (For standing First at BLISc Examination)• SMT. MALATI JAYANT DALAL PRIZE (For standing First at BLISc Examination)• LATE SHRI SHRIRAM BALWANT MAHAJAN PRIZE (For standing First at the BLISc Examination)• SMT. LALITA GURUNATHA MEMORIAL PRIZE (For standing Second at BLISc Examination)
Awards to Merit Holders of MLISc• SMT. MALATI JAYANT DALAL PRIZE (For securing the highest Grade Point Average and standing First at the MLISc Examination)• PROF. VIDYUT K. KHANDWALA PRIZE (For standing First at the MLISc Examination.)• M.A. MASTER MEMORIAL PRIZE (For standing First at the MLISc Examination.)
We have a global presence• Facbook• Orkut community• Website of School• Website Alumni association
Employment: Campus Interview• Bombay International School• Exim bank• L&T• TCS• CrisilMailing list: We send job related mails to pass out students as well as post on orkut/Facebook community
Proposed coursesSix month course on• Health Librarianship• School Librarianship• Media Librarianship• Digital Librarianship• Open archive Management
Alumni (contd.)• As Faculty in• Mumbai University• Marathawada University• Saurashtra University• Lucknow University• Gujarat University• Shivaji University• Pune University
Alumni• Corporate Sector• ICICI• DNA newspaper, Times of India• KPMG• Reliance Petrochemicals• Hindustan Lever• Indian Market Research Bureau• Star TV, Sony TV ………..and so on………..
Our course starts in June• Forms will be available from 2nd May onwardshttps://sites.google.com/site/drsarikasawant/about-me