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Library and Information Management

Library and Information Management

This Library and Information Management course is a Diploma program accredited by KNEC.

  • Diploma
  • 2 years
  • Library Science

This Diploma in Library and Information Management course will introduce you to the best current thinking and practice, and equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to enter this fast-developing sector. You will learn core competencies in IT, management and information handling, together with a wide range of specialisms.

The skills of librarians and information specialists are essential to identify, control, organise and make accessible the ever-increasing amounts of information available in paper, digital and multimedia formats. You will be prepared for a professional role in areas ranging from public service to business.

Modern library and information  require professionals who can manage large volumes of information in both digital and traditional forms. Graduates with Library and Information Management programme will be equipped with the skills that are needed for the developing role of the library and information professional in organisations today.

Information is an all-pervasive commodity. The aims of the programme are to establish the significance of the dynamic role of information and library work in the 'information society and knowledge-based economy' and to develop the knowledge and skills needed to handle effectively the storage, retrieval, analysis and communication of information


The increase in available digital information has led to a growing demand for professionals who have an understanding of information organisations.  As well as libraries, this includes the health sector, industries of cultural heritage, research, publishing, broadcast and media, and those employed to develop methods for storing, curating, accessing and using information in innovative ways. You will be ideally placed to pursue a career as an information professional.

Library and Information Management Diploma graduates have been successful in building careers as diverse as librarians, eTextbook programme managers, digital heritage specialists, information scientists, media researchers, records managers, web developers, learning resources managers, digital librarians, health librarians, and government archivists.

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