Perspectives and viewpoints of undergraduate students towards library and information science (LIS) as a major subject of study and preferred profession
Author(s): Dr. Manju Jain
Library and Information Science is a newly added major in Indian universities, prior to that it was a one-year course after graduation. The purpose of the study is to identify the viewpoint of the undergraduate students about library and information science as a major subject of their study. The author conducted an online survey to collect data from students of the Library and Information Science (LIS) department of the Government Post-graduate College in Noida, Uttar Pradesh in India. The results show that the subject is not very popular among the students and most of the students chose this subject because they had no other choice, but after studying this subject, they find it interesting and want to take it as a profession. The main significance of this study is a rich descriptive overview of how the subject of LIS is gaining popularity among students. The findings and conclusions are expected to help the LIS education community, experts of professional associations.
Dr. Manju Jain. Perspectives and viewpoints of undergraduate students towards library and information science (LIS) as a major subject of study and preferred profession. Int J Adv Acad Stud 2023;5(8):21-27. DOI: 10.33545/27068919.2023.v5.i8a.1027