MA First Year

First Semester

  1. Module No. LI-611

Module Name    Library and Information Services Management

  1. Nature of Library as a system.
  2. Administrative Structure in Libraries.
  3. Formation & Management of Library Network.
  4. Planning of Library & Information.
  5. Principles of Human Resources Management.
  6. Issues in Librarianship.


  1. Ahuza, B. N. Dictionary of Management. New Delhi: Academic (India), 1999.
  2. Clayton, Peter. Managing Information Resources in Libraries. London Library Association Publishing, 2001.
  3. Cushway, Barry. Human Resource Management. Rev. ed. London : Barry Cushway, 1994. .
  4. Evans,G.Edward. and Patricia Layzell Ward. Managemnent Basics for Information Professional. 2nd ed. New York: Neal-Schuman , 2007.
  5. “Fee-or-free Debate”, In The Whole Library Handbook…, by George M. Elerhart. Chicago: ALA, 2000.
  6. Kumar, Krishan. Library Administration and Management. Delhi: Vikas Pub.,                                                       1999.
  7. Line, Maurice B. “Current Issues in Academic Libraries”, In Academic Library Management. London: LA, [1999]
  8. Stueart, Robert D. and Barbara B. Moran. Library and Information Center Management. 7th. ed.               Englewood: Libraries Unlimited, 2007.


  1. Module No. LI-612

Module Name    Information Processing Technology & Retrieval System

  1. Principle & Practicalities of Information Retrieval Systems.
  2. File Structures.
  3. Database Management.
  4. Database Query Languages.
  5. Construction of Index, Thesaurus and Simple Databases.
  6. Introduction to Search Engines.
  7. Integrated Library Management Systems.
  8. Evaluation of Selected Software for Information Processing.


  1. Hutchison, Sarah E. Computers, Communication, and Information: A User’s Introduction. Rev. ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 1998.
  2. Laudon, Kenneth C. Management Information System: Organization and Technology in the Networked Enterprise. 6th ed. New York : Prentice Hall, c.2000.
  3. Poulter, Alan. The Library and Information Professional’s Guide to World Wide Web. London : ALA, 1999.
  4. Rowley, Jennifer. The Electronic Library. 4th ed. London: Library Association,1998.
  5. Sawyer, Stacey C. and Brian K. Williams. Using Information Technology : A practical introduction to computer and communications. 9th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill,2010.


  1. Module No. LI-613

Module Name    Information Seeking Behavior and Information Context

  1. The Basic Components of Human Communication.
  2. Awareness of the Role & Functions of Library & Other types of Information Seeking Behavior.
  3. Information Literacy.
  4. Information flows among Social & Occupational Groups.
  5. Interdisciplinary


  1. Carrall, Sheila, and Anthony Boewerton. New Professional’s Handbook : Your Guide to Information              Services Management. London : Library Association Publications, 2000.
  2. Choo, Chun Wei; Brian Detlor, and Don Turnbull. “Information Seeking on the Web :An Integrated Model of Browsing and Searching”. First Monday. Vol 5, No 2(Feb 2000).
  3. International Encyclopedia of Information and Library Science. 2nd ed., by John Feather and Paul                                 Steerges. London : Routledge, 2003.


  1. Module No. LI-614

Module Name    Archives / Records Control Principles

  1. Evolution and Nature of Archives and Records.
  2. Ancient Myanmar Manuscripts.
  3. Physical & Intellectual Control of Archives.


  1. Schellenberg, T. R. Modern Archives : Principles and techniques. London : University of Chicago Press, c. 1965.
  2. Jenkinson, Hilary. A Manual of Archive Administration. London : Percy Lund, Humphries, 1966.


MA   First Year

Second Semester


  1. Module No. LI-621

Module Name          Research Methods in Librarianship

  1. Nature of Research.
  2. Research Process.
  3. Preparation and Function of Research Proposal
  4. Functions & Techniques of Statistical Analysis.
  5. Format of works Cited in References.
  6. Evaluation of Research Paper.


  1. Balasubramanian,P. Dr. and Dr, A. Baladhandayutham. Research Methodology in Library Science. New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publications PVT. LTD., 2011.
  2. Gibaldi, Joseph and Achtert, Walter S. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 3rd ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1988.
  3. Lester, James D. Essential Guide: Research Writing Across the Disciplines. 2nd. ed. New York : Longman, c.2002.
  4. Moore, Nick. How to do Research: The Complete Guide to Designing and Management of Research Projects. 3rd. ed. London: Library Association Publishing, 2000.
  5. Research Methods in Librarianship, edited by Rolland E. Stevens. Illinois: University of Illinois, 1971.
  6. Saslow, Carol A. Basic Research Methods. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1982.
  7. Turabian, Kate L.A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.8th ed.                           Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.
  8. Veit, Richard. Research: The Student’s Guide to Writing Research Papers. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1990.


  1. Module No. LI-622

Module Name          Information Processing Technology & Retrieval System

  1. Advanced Methods in Information Retrieval Systems
  2. Structure & Characteristics of e-lib.
  3. Selected Library Packages.


  1. Chowdhury, G.G. Introduction to Modern Information Retrieval . London: Library                    Association,1999.
  2. Hutchison, Sarah E. Computers Essentials. Rev.ed. Illinois: IRWIN, c.1994
  3. Network and Database Technologies. Tokyo: Central Academy of Information Technology, 2001.
  4. System Analysis and Design Methods. Whitten, Jeffery . . . [et al.]. 2nd. ed., Boston : IRWIN, 1989.
  5. Textbook for Fundamental Information Technology Engineers: Networking and Database Technology. Tokyo: Central Academy of Information Technology, 2001.


  1. Module No. LI-623

Module Name          Information Resources

  1. Printed Sources & Non Printed Sources.
  2. Electronic Sources.
  3. Evaluating Printed Sources
  4. Evaluation of Electronic Sources.


  1. Cheng, Peter. China (World Bibliographical Series: Vol.35). Oxford: Clio Press, 1983.
  2. Cherney, W. Michael. Bibliography of Burma Studies: Secondary Literature. London: SOAS,                             2002.
  3. Choon, Eugene Tan Hwi. The Singapore Story: A Learning Nation, a selected bibliography. Singapore: National Library Board, 1998.
  4. Herbert, Patricia M. Burma(World Bibliographical Series: Vol. 132). Oxford : Clio Press, 1983.
  5. Jadhav, U.S. and Suresh Jange. Library and Information Sources and Services. New Delhi: Regency Publications, 2012.
  6. Krummel, D.W. Bibliography. Cambridge : University of Cambridge , 1986.
  7. Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, ed. By Richard E. Bopp, Linda C. Smith. 3rd ed. Englewood :Libraries Unlimited, 2001.
  8. Sachukorn, Yonrucdoo. Books about Thailand: A selected bibliography. Bangkok: National Library of Thailand, 1999.
  9. Trager, N Frank. Annotated Bibliography of Burma. New Haven: Human Relations                      Area Files, 1956.
  10. Whitbread, Kenneth. Catalogue of Burmese Printed Books in the India Office Library. London : Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1969.
  11. Watt, Michael. Thailand. Oxford: Clio Press, 1986.


  1. Module No. LI-624

Module Name          Bibliographic Standards and Formats

  1. Nature of Bibliographic Control.
  2. Metadata.
  3. Online Public Access Catalogues.
  4. Search Strategies.


  1. Guha, B. Documentation and Information: Services, Techniques and Systems. 2nd rev. ed. Calcutta: World Press, 1983.
  2. Hagler, Ronald. Bibliographic Record and information Technology. 3rd. ed. Chicago: ALA, 1997.
  3. Rice, James. Introduction to Library Automation. Littleton (Colorado) : Libraries Unlimited, 1984.
  4. Taylor, Arline G. The Organization of Information .2nd ed. Westport, Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited,2004.
  5. Wynar, Bohdan S. Introduction to Cataloguing and Classification. 8th.ed. by Arlene G. Taylor. Englewood: Libraries Unlimited, 1992.


MA, Second Year

First Semester

MA, Second Year 

Second Semester

Distribution of Marks for Research, and Seminar

Distribution of Marks for Thesis, and Viva Voce