Librarianship & Information Management Ranking

Librarianship and Information Management is the study of methods of selecting, acquiring, organising, and storing collections of information, and facilitating the use of information. Topics included in this field are library administration, records management, cataloguing and classifications, etc.

In the UK Loughborough gained first place for Librarianship and Information Management in The Times Good University Guide since 2003. It offers Information and Library Management programme that leads to the award of MA, MSc, PG Diploma or PG Certificate (accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals). The programme content consists of seven core modules such as Management in Information Services, Information Organisation and Retrieval, Information Needs and Use, Web Design and Web Analytics, Research Methods, Collection Management and Preservation, Information Law, Policy and Society.

2009 Librarianship and Information Management Ranking:

1 Loughborough

2 Sheffield

3 University College London

4 Aberystwyth

5 Brighton

6 London South Bank

7 Northumbria

8 Leeds Metropolitan

9 Manchester Metropolitan

Source: Times Online