Thesis Documentation of Library System

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MASTER IN INFORMATION AND LIBRARY SYSTEMS
Rationale
The design of the existing MLS curriculum was last revised in 1986. It was based on the old/traditional way of library operations. Recent developments in technology have however radically changed the format of information sources, the way of seeking, accessing and delivering information and of the learning styles. It has also brought about the existence of other alternative information providers serving as competitors of the library in the information market place. More so, the capabilities and capacities of technology have increasingly transformed libraries into a virtual place. The expectation of the 21 st century setting has expanded the role of librarians from mere passive custodians
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Course Title Units Lec. Hrs/Wk Lab Total Prerequisite(s) Background in Foundation of Libraries, Info Mgt, Info Organization & Servicing, and their equivalent Same None None

ILS 230

Information Products and Services

3

1

6

7

ILS 240 Specialization Course 3 Elective 1

Information Preservation and Conservation

3 3 3 12

2 3 3 9

3 0 0 9

5 3 3 18

Total

Second Year, First Semester
Course No. Elective 2 ILS 399 Compre Total 9 Course Title Thesis Writing Units 3 6 Lec. 3 Hrs/Wk Lab Total 0 3 Prerequisite(s) None None All core and specialization courses

Second Year, Second Semester
Course No. ILS 399 Course Title Thesis Writing Total Units Residency Hrs/Wk Lec. Lec. Lec. Residency/Graduation Prerequisite(s) None

GRAND TOTAL 33 UNITS

Summary Of Courses And Units
Particulars A. Core Courses LS 220 LS 225 LS 234 LS 237 LS 238 LS 241 LS 264 ILS 210 ILS 220 ILS 230 ILS 240 Sub-Total B. Specialization Choice 1 Choice 2 Choice 3 Sub-Total C. Comprehensive Examination D. Electives LS 230 LS 244 LS 290 ILS ___ ILS ___ Sub-Total E. Thesis LS 299 (ILS 399) Sub-Total Grand Total 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 none none none none 21 none none none 0 3 none none none none none none 3 3 3 3 12 3 3 3 9 Present (Units) Proposed (Units)

3 3 3 3 3 9 6 6 36 6 6 6 33

CATALOGUE OF COURSES
PRE-ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
LOGIC AND ALGORITHM Study of logic and

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