The Library Science Study Program is under the auspices of the Unpad Faculty of Communication Sciences (Fikom). Its existence institutionally under the Faculty of Communication Sciences is one of the characteristics of information science education and libraries at Padjadjaran University. Various knowledge, expertise and skills in the field of communication are advantages for graduates of this study program. This is of course very much in accordance with the needs of an information expert who is communicative and has broad insight in the field of communication and communication technology so that they are expected to be able to work more professionally in serving the information needs of the public / wider community.

Students who study in the library science study program at Fikom Unpad will learn and have competence in the field of managing various information resources such as library materials, data, archives, documents, knowledge and various types, formats and other information packaging. Not only that, they are also required to be able to manage various types of information institutions such as libraries, information centers, documentation centers, institutions or archive units and even museums. Various skills in management, marketing, communication, technology and information systems (database applications and information networks), public relations, and information society studies must be mastered by graduates of this study program so that they are expected to be able to manage various information institutions professionally. Graduates of the Library Science Study Program are entitled to hold a Bachelor’s degree in Library Information Science (S.IIP).

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GRADUATE PROFILE

1. Professional Librarian

Ability to create, disseminate, and preserve information based on information and communication technology.

2. Library Marketing Communicator

Ability to market libraries and information resources.

3. Digital Asset Manager

Ability to manage digital information resources as institutional intellectual property.

4. Indigenous Knowledge Manager

Ability to manage information resources, culture and local knowledge in folklore, manuscripts, and artifacts.

Study Program Excellence

1. SCL ( Student Center Learning )

The learning process is oriented towards student competence.

2. Expert Lecture (Expert Sharing)

Lectures with resource experts on information and libraries.

3. Collaborative Research

Collaboration between lecturers and students in research and community service.

    1. Expert in library marketing and information resources.
    2. Expert in digital asset management.
    3. Experts in the field of information resource management of local wisdom.
    4. Lecture output -based publication

Work prospect:

There is hardly a single institution, agency or company that does not have data, documents, archives or other types of information sources that they must manage professionally. Therefore, graduates from this study program can work and take part professionally in almost every institution, government agency or private company as information experts, documentation experts, librarians, archivists and other professional designations in the field of information. Various types of libraries ranging from national libraries, provincial and district/city level public libraries, school libraries, university libraries, and special libraries in various government and private institutions are employment opportunities for graduates of this study program. In addition, graduates from this study program can also open business fields as entrepreneurs in the field of information such as information consultants, library consultants, archive and document management and storage service companies, information packages manufacturing services, and various other information services.

Purpose of Organizing Study Program Education

The Library Science Undergraduate Education Program aims to produce experts in the library field with the following qualifications:

  1. Produce graduates who are qualified and have the ability to compete in the world of work.
  2. Conduct research and produce scientific works on a national and international scale in the field of library and information science
  3. Produce competent educators in the field of library and information science

Competencies of Graduates of the Library Science Study Program include:

  1. Ability in the field of information institutional management
  2. Ability in the field of organization/management of information resources and libraries
  3. Ability in the field of services and information services
  4. Ability in the field of communication
  5. Ability in mastering technology and information systems and libraries
  6. Ability in teaching information skills
  7. Ability to study, analyze and research in the field of information and libraries.

Supporting Competencies of the Library Science Study Program include:

  1. Ability in information entrepreneurship
  2. Ability in terms of information and media literacy
  3. Ability in the field of cultural documentation
  4. Ability in handling environmental information
  5. Understanding of ethical and legal aspects in the field of information
  6. Ability in the field of local knowledge (local knowledge)

Other Competencies of the Library Science Study Program include:

  1. The ability to behave and behave in accordance with various life contexts.
  2. Ability to make decisions in accordance with local and global life values.