Post-Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking

Post-Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking

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Post-Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking course offered by IGNOU

The Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking (PGDLAN) aims at developing the professional competencies of the library and information professionals in an automated and networked environment. The programme also provides opportunities for in-depth or intensive practical training to enhance technological skills of the learners to independently develop or manage a computerized library and information centre.

Programme Objectives:

  • The objectives of the Programme are to make the learners to: Imbibe knowledge and skills associated with fundamentals of computer technology.
  • Understand the basic requirements of library automation and services provided by an automated library.
  • Get themselves acquainted with the components of an information system.
  • Acquire knowledge and skills on networking and Internet technology in general and library and information networks in particular.
  • Develop Internet skills with special reference to the information resources available in different forms and subjects.
  • Acquire web-based content development skills.
  • Be aware of the legal issues associated with electronic information.
  • Be able to design and development a programme by enhancing skills on programming based on specific language such as Java or Visual Basic or C++; and
  • Undertake a practical based project work in order to specialize in one of the thrust areas from which the learners will be able to gain technological expertise and apply the same in the area of library automation and networking.


Course Code   Course Name 
MLI-001 Introduction to Computers 4
MLI-002 Library Automation 4
MLI-003 Information Systems 4
MLI-004 Networking and Internet Technology 4
MLI-005 Internet Resources 4
MLI-006 Content Development 4
MLI-007 Programming 4
MLIP 008 Project (MLIP 008) 4
MLIL-001 Practical -MLIL-001 1
MLIL-002 Practical -MLIL-002 1
MLIL-003 Practical -MLIL-003 1
MLIL-004 Practical -MLIL-004 1
MLIL-005 Practical -MLIL-005 1
MLIL-006 Practical -MLIL-006 1
MLIL-007 Practical - MLIL-007


Bachelor's Degree in Library and Information Science.


$₹ 15000

Course Info

Duration: 1 Year

Type: PG

Approved By: UGC/DEB

College: Indira Gandhi National Open University

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