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Diploma In Library And Information Studies(DLIS)

The Diploma in Library and Information Studies is the qualification that will give learners knowledge, skills and competencies to work in libraries and information centres. Students will learn about the information industries, information collections and how to manage them, including how to classify and catalogue library materials, manage collection, provide information services, carry out stock taking, maintain circulation of materials and enter and maintain library data.



Programme Summary

Course Name:Diploma in Library and Information Studies
Course Initials:  DLIS
Duration:  2 Years
Total Units:  240
Mode of Deliverence: Blended Mode
 

Programme Informations

Candidates holding the following qualifications will be eligible for admission into this programme:

  • Possession of a Basic Certificate in Library and Information Studies (NTA Level 4), or any other relevant programme at a similar level, (with not less than four passes in O-Level Secondary Education)

OR

  • Possession of Advanced Level Certificate with at least one principal pass or three subsidiar

Level I

Code

Course

Unit

ICL 05109

Classification of Library Materials

10

ICL 05110

Bibliography and Bibliographic Control

10

ICL 05111

Cataloguing of Library and Information Resources

10

ICL 05112

Library Statistics and Reports

10

ICL 05113

Introduction to Library Practices

10

ICL 05114

Introduction to Info-Entrepreneurship

10

ICL 05215

Information Sources

10

ICL 05216

User Information Needs

10

ICL 05218

Information Searching and Retrieval

10

ICL 05217

Communication Skills

10

ICL 05219

Management Skills

10

ICL 05220

Security and Disaster Management in Libraries

10

Total Level 1

120

Level II

ICL 06122

Library and Information Management Systems

10

ICL 06123

Introduction to Database and Data Security

10

ICL 06124

Introduction to Digital Library

10

ICL 06125

Introduction to Records and Archives Management

10

ICL 06126

Introduction to Library Collection Development

10

ICL 06127

Introduction to Information Literacy

10

ICL 06228

Reference and Information Services

10

ICL 06229

Community Information Services

10

ICL 06230

Administration and  Management in Libraries

10

ICL 06231

Marketing of Library and Information Services

10

ICL 06232

Field attachment

20

Total Level II

120

No.

Item

Amount (TZS)

1.

Registration fee

30,000

2.

Tuition Fees

 

480,000

Level I : Theoretical Courses (12 Units x 40,000)

Level II : Theoretical Courses (10 Units x 40,000)

 

520,000

                Practical Course (1 Unit x 100,000)

3.

Examination Fees (22 Courses x 10,000)

220,000

4.

Students Organization Fees

20,000

5.

Student Identity Card

20,000

6.

Quality Assurance Fee

20,000

TOTAL

1,310,000

NAMECONTACTS

Mr. Ntimi Kasumo

ntimi.kasumo@out.ac.tz

This qualification is intended for a person who will be able to classify and catalogue library materials, manage collection, provide information services, carry out stock taking, maintain circulation of materials and enter and maintain library data.

Assessment will be organized around Continuous Assessment (CA) one Main Timed Test (MTT) which will count 30% of the total marks of the course and a Final Examination (70%).