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Course Title[Course Code]:Introduction to Library and Information Science[090101]

Faculty: Arts
Department: Liberaries and Information
Program: Libraries and Information
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Postgraduate(Diploma-Not Available)
Hours:
Lecture:( 2 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
This course aims at introducing the students to a general idea about everything related to libraries and information in terms of the origin and evaluation, and the types of libraries, technical operations and information services. This course includes the following: a general idea of the importance of recording information, the emergence and development of library and information and its branches, brief historical background about the emergence and development of libraries in the world and Egypt, a general idea of technical systems used in libraries and information centers, a general idea of the types of services that provided by libraries and information centers, types of libraries and the cooperation between them, their functions and objectives in general.