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▣ Library and Information Science

 

Library and Information Science (LIS) is devoted to solving personal and social problems related to the overflow of academic and professional information, and the differentiation of information needs and demands. Since the 1970s, the application of computer-based technologies has been inseparable from the organization and transmission of information. Library and Information Science is a transdisciplinary study, and the research area includes the social science aspect related to overcome of information problems, the humanities aspect for information organization and information type analysis, and the engineering skills required in solving the technical problems.

 

▣ Master of LIS

 

The masters’ program enables students to cultivate a comprehensive and practical understanding of the academic characteristics and theoretical foundation of Library and Information Science. The program is divided into the four areas of information organization: library center management, information center management, informatics, and bibliography for helping acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge.

 

▣ Ph.D.

 

The Ph.D. program offers students a solid theoretical background and an advanced understanding of application of technologies in related fields, and its goal is to foster Library and Information Science scholars capable of comprehensive thinking and application skills, and the development of new theory. The program consists of the six areas of information organization: library center management, information center management, information retrieval, information services, bibliography, and organization of ancient materials, for developing abilities related to the correction and development of existing theories, and assessing the application of new theories.