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Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences

Department of Computer Science

The Department of IT & Mathematics was established in 2007, and since then, it has been actively engaged in imparting knowledge and training on various applications in the area of Information Technology both at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels and for certificate courses.

Due to its up-to-date syllabi and faculty members who are dedicatedly and actively engaged in teaching and research, the department has a good record of its students getting job offers. The department has been providing company internships as well as in-house projects for the students.

A number of workshops related to SPSS and Security have been conducted during the recent years.

Being a core technical department, it has produced various software for the university since 2008. The department boasts of designing and implementing the entire campus computer network (LAN) on its own.

Objectives

  • To produce skilled and industry-ready IT graduates in the field of Information Technology to cater to the local as well as global need for skilled professionals.
  • To constantly adapt to and impart up-to-date technical skills to the students.
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Department of Library & Information Science

Department of Library & Information Science was established in 2013 under ICFAI University Nagaland. Libraries are the backbone of any developed society. It is said that "the nation who reads, the nation that leads". This statement is true for the development of any society. So in this regard the department tries to make the society educated formally and informally through the classroom method by training young professionals and also help in the continuing education.

The Department continuously undertakes the task of improving the professional competence of the library and information personnel of the region in particular. This has been achieved through seminars, workshops and refresher courses conducted from time to time by the Department.

A number of workshops related to SPSS and Security have been conducted during the recent years.

Being a core technical department, it has produced various software for the university since 2008. The department boasts of designing and implementing the entire campus computer network (LAN) on its own.

Objectives

The purpose of the Department of Library & Information Science is to stimulate interest in, participation in, and knowledge of all the facets of library & librarianship. The objectives of the department are as under:

  • To provide students an understanding of the basic principles and fundamental laws of Library and Information Science and to enable them to understand and appreciate the functions and purpose of the libraries and information centers.
  • To professionally train the students in diverse area of librarianship
  • To educate the students in the philosophy of librarianship, basic principles, fundamental laws, professional ethics and management of library and information centers.
  • To enable the students to understand and appreciate the functions and purposes of library and information centers in the changing social cultural, technological and economic environment.
  • To provide students the knowledge of Information Technology (IT) and its application in library and information activities.
  • To train the students in the advanced skills of information knowledge, gathering, processing, organization and retrieval.
  • To train the students in information knowledge analysis, repackaging and marketing.
  • To provide the students thorough understanding of IT applications in information environment including networks and communication systems.
  • To train the students in the analysis, planning and management of the systems of library and information centers.
  • To provide an understanding of research methods and activities of research organizations.

Courses Offered

Department offers under graduate programme in specialization of Library & Information Science, i.e. BA (Hons in Library & Information Science) with 12 seats.

Facilities

Computer Laboratory
The department has a well-developed computer laboratory consisting of 8 computers connected to high speed Internet connection. Faculty, Students and research scholars can access scholarly web resources which are acquired by the ICFAI University Nagaland Library using this laboratory.

Library
The Library subscribes to 16 journals (National & International), 27 ICFAI Journals and Library subscribe JSTOR (3,000. Online Journals). In addition to a collection of about 7734 books and reference sources It also provides online access to the University catalogue (OPAC). The library has at present 6 computer and is in the process of automation. Library has recently acquired multiple sets of classification schemes including Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) (23rd Latest edition), Colon Classification (CC) Scheme and Searlist of Subject Headings. The library provides the students a rich and conducive environment for the students to learn and share knowledge. It also facilitates group-learning. The library is managed by professionally trained staff consisting of Assistant Librarian and Library Assistant.

ICFAI University Nagaland Library also a members of British Council Library, Kolkata.