Light & Learning

Library and Information Science


Prof. N. R. Satyanarayana former Head of the Department of Library and Information Science is the main architect of the enactment of Uttar Pradesh Public Library Act, 2006. The Head of this Department shall be a permanent Ex-officio member of the State Library Council, Government of Uttar Pradesh for advising the Government on matters related to the provision of public libraries services in the state.

Prof. N. R. Satyanarayana former Head of this Department received “BEST TEACHER AWARD” by the IATLIS (Indian Association of Teachers in Library and Information Science).

Dr.Babita Jaiswal-Avantika Kripa Shukla Samman of Avantika Group of Contemporary Artists and Intellectuals

Sakti Saamman to Dr.Babita Jaiswal,Associate Professor and Head,Department of Library and Information Science,LU.

Dr.Ranjana Srivstava (Subject Expert)Department of Library and Information Science, LU received Rangnathan Award for Best Paper published in IASLIC Bulletin ( A renowned Journal in the field of Library and Information Science)

ILA-A.G. Motiwale Award for Young LIS Professionals 2011 to Nousia Praveen,Junior Research Fellow,Department of library and Information Science,LU. (ILA i.e. Indian Library Association is a national association of library professionals in India).

The Department has instituted Prof. C.G. Viswanathan Gold Medal to be awarded to the topper in the BLISc programme in each year. Ms.Surya Singh, Ms.Noor Bano students of Department of Library and Information Science , LU have won this Gold Medal for holding the first position in BLISc Examination among University and College students.

More than 100 articles/Research papers, Popular articles and more than 10 books have been contributed by the faculty members of the department so far.