Department of Library and Information Science (LIS), Gujarat University is one of the oldest department of the Gujarat state imparting and supporting value based education in the area of the Library and Information Science. Department was established in the year of 1964 with a vision to promote excellence in the field of Library Science education and to fulfil the ever increasing demand of quality professionals in the area of Library and Information Science.

The Department has earned its reputation by creating pioneering and innovative educational opportunities by delivering dynamic curriculum in the area of Library Science. To meet the needs of today’s information society, curriculum is constantly adapted according to changing modern ICT based environmental developments at global level. We continue modify our curriculum and preparing next generation workforce with theories, practical and research based approach.

The department is well known for imparting quality education and also in nurturing students for holistic development. All our initiatives are a living proof of our commitment to every student’s success in his career.


The Department of Library and Information Science, Gujarat University will be one of the India’s 10 best departments for information professionals, excelling in teaching, scholarship and professional services.


To impart quality education to meet national and global challenges

To blend theoretical knowledge with practical skills

To encourage the faculty to pursue academic excellence through high quality research and publications

To promote the use of new technologies in teaching and research

To inculcate right values among students by encouraging to follow ethical practice

To promote leadership qualities among students

 Unique Features of the Department:

  • Dynamic and innovative curriculum, to meet the current needs of Knowledge Society
  • Learner centric approach along with personalized attention to the students
  • Well qualified, experienced and dedicated young faculties
  • Effective teaching learning process and sound infrastructure
  • Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities for personnel development of students
  • Stimulate and promote the students with theories, practices and research
  • Active linkages with nearby academic Institutions and research organizations
  • Financial assistance is available in the form of scholarships (According to Govt./Uni. norms)
  • Hostel facility available for limited students (According to Govt./University policy)
  • Expert guest lectures, academic tours, seminar, workshop for development of students.
  • Research assistance to develop interdisciplinary research aptitude