The Library and Information Science Program of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)

Authors

  • Rhodora Julian Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Keywords:

Librarianship, PUP Bachelor in Library and Information Science, Bachelor of Library and Information Science, Master in Library and Information Science, LIS curriculum, Library and information science education, Library education and training, Philippines

Abstract

The Bachelor in Library and Information Science (BLIS) program was instituted in the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in June 1978 under the College of Arts and Science which aimed to address the increasing needs of the society for competent and professionally trained personnel to work in the library. The BLIS program is designed to provide knowledge and skills in the management of library operations, the systematic organization, conservation, preservation and restoration of books, historical and cultural documents and other intellectual properties. The program includes topics on the basic principles and fundamental laws of library science as well as the appropriate use of information resources. It also teaches essential skills in the integration of information technology and management information system for effective organization, use and delivery of learning resource and services.

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Published

2021-10-05

How to Cite

Julian, R. (2021). The Library and Information Science Program of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP). Philippine Journal of Librarianship and Information Studies, 41(1), 27–30. Retrieved from https://phjlis.org/index.php/phjlis/article/view/71