Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Agra

An Institution Of 90 Years of Glorious History & Contributions In Teaching And Research(Accreditated Grade B” by NAAC) (called at the place of Agra University,

Agra from 24.09.1995 vide U.P. Govt. Notification No. 33/XVII-V-1-1(ka)-43-1996, dated 06.01.1996)

Department of Library and Information Science


Department / Institute Contact Information


Prof. (Dr.) U.C. Sharma



Paliwal Park Campus, Agra







About Department

The Department of Library Science & Manuscriptology was established in the year 1984 with the Degree Bachelor of Library Science & Manuscriptology under the Directorship of Pt. Vidyanivas Mishra (a renowned scholar of Hindi).  In the year 1996 Master of Library & Information Science Course was introduced. Due to application of computer and information technology in libraries the name of the Department changed from Library Science & Manuscriptology to Library and Information Science.  In the year 1998 Ph.D. Programme has also been launched. Department has its own building near central library at Paliwa Prak Campus.  The Seniors Professional like Prof. Mohd. Sabir Hussain, Prof. S.M. Tripathi, Prof. M.T.M. Khan, Prof. Pandey Sharma S.K., Dr. C.K. Sharma have been associated with the department.  Now the department is under headship of Prof. U.C. Sharma Head and Dean (Arts).

  • Lecture Method
  • Lecture Method using LCD Projector
  • Discussion Method
  • Seminar Method
  • Practical Method using Computers
  • Assignment Method
  • Project Method
  • Library Educational Visit & Tour


S .No Name Designation Qualifications
01. Dr. U.C.Sharma Professor & HoD M.Com, Ph.d, M.Lib. ISc.
02. Dr. Parul Gupta Assistant Professor M.Lib.I.Sc., UGC-NET



Ms. Shivi Dwivedi


Assistant Professor


M.Sc. (Maths), M.Lib.I.Sc., UGC-NET

Courses & Fees

Courses Name Syllabus Duration Minimum – Eligibility Admission ProcedureSeats

B.Lib.Isc   1 Year 

Graduate with50%Marks

 As Per Merriet/written Exam50 
M.Lib.I.Sc.   1 Year B.Lib.I.Sc. As per UGC Norms 30 
Ph.D.   1 Year   University Entrance Test  

Research Area

Library sc,Inf.Tech
Library Management ,Organization processing

Ph.D. Completed: 32 (Under the guidance of Prof. U.C. Sharma)

Ongoing Ph.D.:     08 (Under the guidance of Prof. U.C. Sharma)


Achievements Regarding department

Two candidate Qualified NET Examination and Deptt.students holds the important position in the institutions like delhi University ,JMI,JMU,IITDelhi,Allahabad university Allahabad,U.P.R.T.O.U,I.I.M Dhanbad and All the degree coll.of Indian & Abroad

Honours and Awards

  • U.C. Sharma Honoured, Best Library Science Academician Award by Ranganathan Society of India 2020.
  • U.C. Sharma received Vidhyadan Award, (Rank 4 th) UP Govt. Online Digital Library Portal, 2020.
  • U.C. Sharma elected as Senior Vice President of IASLIC for the Year 2020 to 2022.
  • U.C. Sharma is President, UPLA (Uttar Pradesh Library Association, from 2013)
  • U.C. Sharma is General Secretary (Central Zone IASLIC From 2010 to till date).
  • U.C. Sharma is Reporter General by IASLIC for its Annual Conference Scheduled to be held at Bhubneshwar, Dec. 2009.
  • U.C. Sharma is Reporter General in International Conference, CALIBER of INFLIBNET at Allahabad,2008
  • U.C. Sharma honoured by IASLIC for Contribution and Development of Libraries on the Occasion of 50th Anniversary,2006.
  • U.C. Sharma elected, National Executive Committee, Indian Library Association, 2001-02, 2003-04.
  • U.C. Sharma elected, National Council, IASLIC, 2001-02, 2003/04-08 till date.


  • R.C. Gour, University Librarian, (JNU), Know IGNCA, New Delhi
  • R.K. Bhatt, Professor, Delhi University, Delhi
  • Ranjit Kumar Das, Deputy Librarian, IIT, Bombay
  • T.N. Dubey, Rt. University Librarian, UPRTOU, Allahabad
  • Madhusudan Karki, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • Patha De, Librarian, Indian Institute of Mines, Dhanbad
  • Bharti Paliwal, Librarian, TERI, New Delhi
  • J.S. Lohia, Deputy Librarian, JNU, New Delhi
  • J. Gupta, Associate Professor, Kurukshetra University
  • J.P. Shrivastava, Rt. Deputy Librarian, IIT, New Delhi
  • Mange Ram, Librarian, DEI, Agra
  • Ram Janam Mourya, Deputy Librarian, UPRTOU, Prayagraj
  • Ashwini Tiwari, Deputy Librarian, M. D. University, Ajmer
  • Pragya Das, Librarian, KIIT, Bhuwaneswar


  • 22th IASLIC Conference, Agra 1999.
  • National Seminar at DBRAU, Agra, 2016.

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