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  • Name : Dr. V. Dhana Raju
  • Designation : Head of the Department
  • Phone : (O) 0891 - 284 4385, 4386 , 4387 || (+91) 9440316454
  • Email : head.dlisc@andhrauniversity.edu.in

The Department of Library and Information Science, Andhra University had its origin in 1935 when the Senate sanctioned a summer school as well as a regular school of librarianship. Dr. M.O.Thomas, M.A., B.D., Ph.D., Dip. L.S. (London), F.L.A. organized these courses.The courses were revived in 1948, and C.L.Sc. and D.L.Sc. courses were conducted till 1958. In 1961 Prof. Koneru Ramakrishna Rao took charge as Chief Librarian and Head, Department of Library Science, He bought with him a rich and varied experience of Library Science Education and Library Services from Western Countries. The organization of the Department on a regular basis and modernization of the curriculum were initiated by Prof. K.Ramakrishna Rao. He took steps to constitute the Board of Studies in Library Science and thus facilitated the constant revision and updating of the curriculum. As part of the programme to strengthen the Department, a full-time Lecturer post was created and Sri. K.Siva Reddy was appointed.

Programs Offered
Ph.D in M.L.I.Sc

Name Designation Qualification Specialization
Dr. V. Dhana Raju Assistant Professor& Head of the Department MA;MLISc, PGDLAN, Ph.D Management of Library & Information Centers, Information Literacy, Information Technology Application in Libraries, Library Automation, Library Net working, Digital Libraries
Prof. C. SasikalaHonorary Professor MA, MLISc, CIS (Wales), LLDA (Harvard) Information Literacy, Information Management, ICT in Libraries, Special Libraries, Indexing
Name Designation
Prof. C. Sasikala Honorary Professor