WELCOME MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
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.
An intellectually rich, community-centered programme leading to future-oriented library and information education, innovation and service.
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)
COMPULSORY O-LEVEL REQUIRMENTS
Credit passes in five (5) subjects which must include the following:
Subject Minimum Grade
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)
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
Library Science C
Any other Social/Science Combination C