Bachelor of Library and Information Science

Bachelor of

Library and Information Science

The Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) program is the study of the development, deployment, and management of information sources in print, non-print, electronic, and digital formats and services. Students are being prepared to apply information technology to library operations and functions.

Program Educational Objectives

The program prepares students to their unique role in gathering, organizing and coordinating access to the best information sources for the knowledge-based organization they belong, as well as in implementing standards for the ethical and appropriate use of information.

1 Attain a position as an educator within an educational institution, fostering an environment that nurtures learning and development;Competent and equipped with research-based knowledge
2 Showcase expertise in crafting educational content, designing curriculum, and implementing progressive teaching techniques to enrich student learning experiences;Ethical, critical thinker, problem solver, creative, and innovative
3 Embrace ongoing learning and educational research to adapt to evolving teaching methods and the diverse needs of students; andLife-long learner
4 Demonstrate leadership skills, teamwork, and a dedication to advancing educational institutions, locally and globally, for the benefit of students and the community.Collaborative and with leadership skills
  • Program Outcomes
    • Select, evaluate, organize and disseminate print, multimedia, electronic, and digital information resources;
    • Can effectively communicate orally and in writing, at the same time, use a variety of communication methods in a manner that best enables the message to be understood;
    • Demonstrate logical and systematic approaches to the accomplishment of tasks;
    • Formulate objectives, policies and processes as well as design and manage resources in anticipation of future educational or organizational changes;
    • Recognize, analyze and constructively solve problems, provide appropriate direction and assistance, and overcome barriers when necessary;
    • Identify users’ needs and wants through reference interviews, customer surveys, compliant logs and other means in order to evaluate the effectiveness of current services and improve these and other practices;
    • Work well in groups and seek ways to build team efforts to solve problems and achieve common goals;
    • Understand library’s automation systems and the use of computer hardware, software and peripherals, including online collaboration tools (the Internet, the worldwide web, and social networking sites;
    • Develop information technology solutions;
    • Conduct significant research projects that will benefit the library and the organization;
    • Evaluate and debate information policy and ethical issues applicable in local, national or global context; and
    • Participate in continuing education activities organized by library associations and other entities.
  • Curriculum

    1st Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Introduction to Library Information Science3
    Science/Academic Librarianship3
    English Enhancement Course3
    Mathematics in the Modern World3
    Understanding the Self3
    The University and I2
    Physical Activities Toward Health and Fitness 1 (PATHFit 1): Movement Competency Training2

    1st Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Collection Management of Information Resources3
    Information Processing and Handling in Libraries3
    Special/Public librarianship3
    Purposive Communication3
    Art Appreciation3
    The Family2
    Physical Activities Toward Health and Fitness 2 (PATHFit 2): Exercise-Based Fitness Activities2
    NSTP 23

    2nd Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Information Resources and Services I3
    Organization of Information Resources I3
    Web Technologies in Librarioes and Information Centers3
    Preservation of Information Resources3
    Readings in Philippine History3
    Science, Technology, and Society3
    Physical Activities Toward Health and Fitness 3 (PATHFit 3): Basic Swimming2

    2nd Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Information Resources and Services II3
    Organization of Information Resources II3
    Library Materials for Children and Young Adults3
    Digital Libraries and Resources3
    Philosophies and Principles of Teaching3
    The Contemporary World3
    Philippine Popular Culture (Elective)3
    Physical Activities Toward Health and Fitness 4 (PATHFit 4): Menu of Sports (A Selection of one Individual Sports and one Team Sports)2

    3rd Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Indexing and Abtracting3
    Introduction to Records Management and Achievement3
    Programming Fundamentals3
    Educational Technology3
    Panitikang Filipino3
    Great Books3
    Foreign Language (Spanish)3

    3rd Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Management of Libraries and Information Centers3
    Information Literacy3
    System Analysis and Design in Libraries and Information Center3
    Academic Writing3
    Gender and Society3
    The Entrepreneurial Mind (Elective)3
    Rizal's Life, Works, and Writings3

    4th Year • 1st Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Research Methods in Library and Information Science3
    Library Practice I3
    Database Design for Libraries3
    Integration Course3
    Indegenous Knowledge and Multiculturalism3
    English for Occupational Purposes3

    4th Year • 2nd Semester

    Course NameUnits
    Thesis/ Research Writing3
    Library Practice II3
    The curriculum is subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our registrar department.
  • Estimated Fees
    Particular Amount
    Estimated Total Fees per semester (including tuition and other fees)₱27,063.00
    The particulars and corresponding amounts are subject to modification without prior notice. For precise and current listings, kindly coordinate with our treasury and assessment department.
  • Career Opportunities

    Entry level:

    • Library Assistant: Assist patrons in finding and checking out materials. Perform basic cataloging and shelving duties.
    • Information Specialist: Provide assistance in retrieving information from databases or reference materials. Assist with basic research inquiries.
    • Archives Assistant: Work in archival settings to organize and maintain historical records. Assist in cataloging and preserving archival materials.


    • Librarian: Manage library resources, including acquisitions, cataloging, and circulation. Assist patrons with research and reference inquiries.
    • Information Services Manager: Oversee information services and resources within a library or information center. Coordinate staff and ensure efficient service delivery.
    • Digital Asset Manager: Manage and organize digital collections, including images, documents, and multimedia. Implement strategies for digital preservation.

    Senior Level:

    • Senior Librarian: Take on a leadership role in library operations and services. Coordinate collection development and manage specialized collections.
    • Director of Library Services: Oversee the entire library or information center. Develop strategic plans, manage budgets, and ensure effective operations.
    • Information Architect: Design and implement information systems and structures. Ensure information accessibility and usability.

    Managerial/Executive Level:

    • Chief Information Officer (CIO): Lead the organization's information technology strategy. Oversee the implementation of information systems.
    • Library Director: Head the library or information center. Develop and implement policies, oversee staff, and manage budgets.
    • Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO): Lead the organization's knowledge management initiatives. Develop strategies for information and knowledge sharing.


Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation - Lucena City Lucena

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library and information science
librarian education