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BLIE-226 Management of Library and Information Centre

By Dr. Archana Shukla   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University
Learners enrolled: 526

This course introduces the basic managerial functions, principles and techniques and their application in Library and Information Centres. The concepts like Total Quality Management and Change management are also discussed with the explanation of their implementation in libraries and information centres.

The basic objective of this course is to apprise the learners with routines and functions of the libraries. Aspects like disaster management, human resource management and financial management are also discussed in detail.

After completing this course you will be able to smoothly manage the functioning of a library.


Course Credit-04

Summary
Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type :
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 01 Feb 2022
End Date :
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 15 Mar 2022
Category :
  • Library and Information Sciences
Credit Points : 4
Level : Postgraduate

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Course layout

Week 

Topics 

Week-1

Unit-1: Principles and Functions of Management 

Week-2

Unit-2: Total Quality Management

Week-3

Unit-3: Change Management 

Week-4

Unit-4: Application of Principles of Management in Library and Information Centres

Week-5

Unit-5: Basic Housekeeping Operations Part-1

Week-6

Unit-6: Basic Housekeeping Operations Part-2

Week-7

Unit-7: Physical Infrastructure Planning 

Week-8

Unit-8: Maintenance and Preservation

Week-9

Unit-9: Disaster Management 

Unit-10: Sources of Finance and Resource Mobilisation

Week-10

Unit-11: Budgeting Techniques 

Week-11

Unit-12: Budget Preparation

Unit-13: Basic of Human Resource Management 

Week-12

Unit-14: Human Resource Planning 

Unit-15: Human Resource Development

Instructor bio

Dr. Archana Shukla

Indira Gandhi National Open University
Dr. Archana Shukla is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Library and Information Science, School of Social Sciences, IGNOU, New Delhi. She is the Programme Coordinator of Certificate in Library and Information Science (CLIS) and Post-Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking (PGDLAN) programmes of IGNOU. She is also coordinating three Swayam MOOCs courses and one online programme. Her areas of interest include Information Sources and Services, Management of Library and Information Centres, Classification and Cataloguing, Information Consolidation and Repackaging and Academic Library System. She has many research papers and articles in reputed national and international journals to her credit. She has successfully guided 6 PhD candidates. She has more than Sixteen years of teaching experience and two years of administrative experience in the library, as Assistant Librarian.


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