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Department of Library and Information Science
The Dept. of Library and Information Science was established in 2010 with the unification of the INU campus. In the Dept. of Library and Information Science, students learn the method of extracting from an overwhelming amount of information and knowledge the most vital points, and systematically and conveniently organizing that information for use. To this end, library and information science incorporates several related fields of study, including traditional library science, computer science, and new information science. Through completion of required curriculum studies, such as data organization, library management, information science, information services, and bibliography science, students acquire the necessary knowledge and techniques to engage in library science or information science-related business. After graduation, students may enter employment in national or public libraries, university libraries, elementary or secondary school libraries, various industrial research centers, media agencies, information technology offices, or DB development-related fields at an advanced professional level.
- Educational Goals
Library and Information Science is a major that researches the theories and methods of collecting, organizing, accumulating and distributing various data scientifically and the objective of the major is to foster the capability to understand and implement the methods by utilizing traditional means and computers.
The educational ideology of the major is to focus on fostering theoretical and practical capabilities necessary for selecting, organizing, preserving and supplying information data based on basic knowledge of information management. Also, computer and information network application education, library automation education, field education at library and practical exercise based on theoretical education are considered to be important.