Study of the development, deployment and management of information
resources in print, non-print, electronic and digital formats and services. Apply
Information Technology to basic library operations and functions.
- To acquire global competence in the necessary knowledge and skills on designing, development, installation, customizing, managing and maintaining information technology infrastructures.
- Become IT Leaders/member of a team that can identify user needs of an organization.
- Embark further advances to engage research career in the field of Information Technology.
- Utilize IT skills to help the societal needs.
- Missionary of Christian values in fostering ethical application of IT.
By the time of graduation, the students of the program shall be able to:
Select, evaluate, organize and disseminate print, multimedia, electronic and digital information resources.
- 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 complaint 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).
and in multidisciplinary settings
- Develop information technology solutions (e.g., library automation system, Website, e-mail system, etc.)
- Conduct significant research projects that will benefit the library and the organization.
- Evaluate and debate information policy (e.g., copyright law, plagiarism, cybercrime, etc.) and ethical issues applicable in local, national or global context.
- Participate in continuing education activities organized by library associations and other entities.
- Demonstrate Christian values to the work environment and to the community.