WELCOME MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

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I am happy to warmly welcome you to the web page of the Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Education, National Open University of Nigeria.  We have carefully packaged the information on our programmes, including our professional training programmes directed at training and encouraging you to learn, acquire the requisite knowledge and skills, and develop lifelong experiences in Library and Information Sciences, including principles of information generation, management and usage. All our programmes are student-friendly with academic, administrative and technical structures including faculty and departmental academic advisers and other support services directed at helping students achieve successful and memorable academic pursuits.

 

VISION

An intellectually rich, community-centered programme leading to future-oriented library and information education, innovation and service.

 

MISSION

To educate, train, and produce 21st century librarians and scholars and enhance the skills of library and information professionals through teaching, research, innovation and services.

Name of Department

BACHELOR OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (BLIS)

 

ENTRY LEVEL: 100 (MINIMUM OF 4 YEARS DURATION)

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

COMPULSORY O-LEVEL REQUIRMENTS

Credit passes in five (5) subjects which must include the following:

 

Subject                                                       Minimum Grade

Mathematics                                                          C6

English Language                                                  C6

The candidate MUST possess Credit passes in the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalent in five (5) subjects, including English and Mathematics, in not more than two sittings.

ENTRY LEVEL: 200 (DIRECT ENTRY, MINIMUM OF 3 YEARS DURATION)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

COMPULSORY O-LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

The candidate MUST possess Credit passes in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) or its equivalent in five (5) subjects, including English and Mathematics in not more than two sittings.

 

Direct Entry (3-year degree programme): Any candidate with the following qualifications is admissible:

ACCEPTABLE A-LEVEL SUBJECTS

Library Science                                                                  D

Social Studies                                                                    D

Other Social and Science subjects                                   D

ACCEPTABLE DIPLOMA RESULT

Library Science                                                                Merit

Information Management/related discipline                     Merit

ACCEPTABLE NCE RESULTS

Education                                                                          C

Library Science                                                                 C

Any other Social/Science Combination                            C

 

Department Name
Library and Information Science
Faculty
Education
Head of Department
Dr. Ugonna V. Ailakhu (Ag. Head)
HOD EMail
vailakhu@noun.edu.ng
Phone No
08033180901
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How to Find Us

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Nigeria

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