South Asian Libraries & Information Networks (SALIN)
(an electronic journal)


Master of Library & Information Science dissertations
submitted to Punjabi University, Patiala

This is a list of the dissertations undertaken by the Master of Library & Information Science (MLISc.) students as partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Library and Information Science. In the next phase, abstracts of these dissertations will also be added for the benefit of the interested users.


Information in this list is arranged according to the year of submission, and under each entry the following information is given. Serial number, Name of MLISc. student, Topic, and the abbreviated name of the supervisor in brackets. The abbreviations and the supervisors' names are given below:


    1987
  1. Kiran Kakkar: M.M. Central State Library, Patiala: A study (DJS)
  2. Rekha Sood: Public relations in university libraries of Northern India (MSS)
  3. Boota Singh: Organisational culture of Punjabi University Library, Patiala: a study (KN)
  4. Indu Bala: Organisation and administration of college libraries in Patiala city: a study (DJS)
  5. Shankar Dass: Information needs and information seeking behavoiur of polytechnic teachers (engineering group) (MSS)
  6. Kuldeep Singh: Organisational culture of Panjab University Library, Chandigarh (KN)
    1988
  7. Kulwinder Singh: Use of books in Punjabi University Library Patiala: an evaluation study of the subjects in economics and political science (DJS)
  8. Sudarshan Sethi: T.S. Central State Library Chandigarh and M.M. Central State Library Patiala: a comparative study: (SPN)
  9. Parmjit Kaur: Attitude of post-graduate science and arts students towards Punjabi University Library, Patiala: a study (SPN)
  10. P.C. Sehgal: Reference work in Panjab University Library, Chandigarh and Punjabi University Library, Patiala: a comparative study (KN)
  11. Pritpal Kaur: Work values of university libraries in Punjab (KN)
  12. Saroj Bala: University library finance: study of Panjab University, Chandigarh and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amaritsar (MSS)
  13. Maheshinder Singh: Industrial libraries in Punjab; study of industrial towns Bahadurgarh near Patiala, Rajpura, and Mohali (SAS Nagar) (MSS)
  14. Ravinder Singh: User survey of science students : a comparative study of Punjabi University Patiala and Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala (KN)
    1990
  15. Vipan Bihari: User survey of departmental libraries of Punjabi University Patiala (KN)
  16. Surjit Kaur: Growth and development of library and information science departments in relation to other selected departments of Punjabi University, Patiala and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (TK)
  17. Prabhjot Kaur: District libraries in Punjab : a study (DJS)
  18. Jaspreet Kaur: User survey of special collections in Punjabi University Library, Patiala (SPN)
  19. Balwinder Singh: Collection evaluation of textbook section of Punjabi University Library, Patiala and Guru Nanak Dev University Library, Amritsar: a comparative study in selected master degree courses (MSS)
  20. Inderjee Kohli: Expectations of users from a university library: a case study of Punjabi University, Patiala (KN)
  21. Hari Singh: Expectations of users from a university library: a case study of Panjab University Chandigarh (KN)
    1991
  22. Amarjit Rai: Senior secondary school libraries in Patiala tehsil: a survey (SPN)
  23. H.L. Verma: A study of job involvement and job satisfaction of library professionals in Patiala city (SPN)
  24. Harjit Kaur: Rajindra Victoria Diamond Jubilee Municipal Public Library, Patiala: a study (KN)
  25. Meenakshi: Reference books in India 1975-90 (KN)
  26. Sarbjit Kaur: NIS Library :a study (DJS)
    1992
  27. Harnek Singh: Contribution of Ranganathan in the field of library classification (DJS)
  28. Karam Singh: Contribution of Ranganathan in the field of cataloguing (SPN)
  29. Sunita Kaushal: Contribution of Ranganathan in the field of library movement (KN)
  30. Jaswinder Singh: Ranganathan's contributions in the field of library science education in India (JS)
    1993
  31. Pushpinder Kaur: User survey of district libraries: Patiala and Sangrur (SPN)
  32. Usha: User survey of district libraries: Faridkot and Bhatinda (TK)
  33. Kiran: User survey of district libraries : Ropar and Hoshiarpur (TK)
  34. Sukhpal: User survey of district libraries: Firozpur and Jalandhar (JS)
    1994
  35. Charanjit Singh: Preservation of material in M.M. Central State Library and T.S. State library Chandigarh (TK)
  36. Reena Batish: ERNET (Education and research Community network) :a study of its resources and services (DJS)
  37. Subhash: A study of buildings of Punjabi University Library, Patiala and Panjab University Library, Chandigarh) (SPN)
    1995
  38. Patrick: UNESCO and public libraries (DJS)
  39. Karamjit Kaur: Economics, business Management, and law : an annotated bibliography of Ph.D. thesis accepted by Punjabi University, Patiala (SPN)
  40. Harvinder Singh: Anthropoloogical linguistics, myticism, religion, philosophy and psychology: an annotated bibliography of Ph.D. thesis accepted by Punjabi University, Patiala (SPN)
  41. Rupinder Singh: Political science, public administration and sociology: an annotated bibliography of Ph.D. thesis accepted by Punjabi University, Patilala (TK)
  42. Iqbal Singh: Education and history : an annotated bibliography of Ph.D. thesis accepted by Punjabi UNiversity, Patiala (DJS)
  43. Jaspal Kaur: Punjabi literature: an annotated bibliography of Ph.D. thesis accepted by Punjabi University, Patiala (TK)
  44. Mohan Singh: Zoology : an annotated bibliography of Ph.D. thesis accepted by Punjabi University Patiala (TK)
    1996
  45. Amanpreet Kaur: A study of the reading habits of post- graduate students in physics, chemistry and geography of Punjabi University, Patiala (SPN)
  46. Kamaljit Kaur: A study of reading habits of post-graduate students in education and community services, philosophy, and psychology of Punjabi University, Patiala (DJS)
  47. Florence: A study of reading habits of post-graduatae students in business management and commerce of Punjabi University, Patiala (HPS)
  48. Parmjit Kaur: A study of reading habits of post graduate students in punjabi, english and hindi (TK)
  49. Santosh: A study of reading habits of post graduate students in political science, sociology and social anthropology of Punjabi University, Patiala (DJS)
  50. Monika Khanna: A study of reading habits of post-graduate students in the deptartments of economics, history and social work of Punjabi University, Patiala ((SPN)
  51. Pooja Bhandari: A study of reading habits of post graduate students of zoology, botany and human biology of Punjabi University, Patiala (TK)
    1997
  52. Geeta Rani: Use of books in Punjabi University Library: an evaluative study of collections in botany and zoology (HPS)
  53. Lalita: Use of books in Punjabi University Library : an evaluative study of collections in biotechnology and computer science & engineering (HPS)
  54. Parmjit Singh: Use of books in Punjabi University library: an evaluative study of collections in library & information science, journalism & mass Communication (DJS)
  55. Sukhjagneet Singh: Use of books in Punjabi University library: an evaluative Study of collections in business management and commerce (SPN)
  56. Ramandeep Kaur: Use of books in Punjabi University Library : an evaluative study of collections in history and education (TK)
  57. Babita Rani: Use of books in Punjabi University Library: an evaluative study of collections in psychology and sociology (DJS)
    1998
  58. Harpreet Kaur: Use of social science periodicals in Punjabi University Library Patiala (SPN)
  59. Neelam Rani: Use of science periodicals in Punjabi University Library Patiala (SPN)
  60. Ramandeep Kaur: Geography, physics and chemistry: an annotated bibliography of Ph.D. thesis accepted by Punjabi University Patiala (TK)
  61. Rajni Kaushal: A study of the awareness and use of Internet-based resources and services available at Punjabi Univesity Patiala (DJS)
  62. Arvinder Kaur: Use of resources and services available at reference section of Punjabi University Library, Patiala: a study (DJS)
  63. Amit Mittal: Library automation intiatives at Punjabi University Library Patiala: a study of problems and prospects (HPS)
  64. Gian Singh: Botany and human biology: an annotataed bibliography of dissertations accepted by Punjabi University, Patiala.(HPS)
    1999
  65. Rajninder Kaur: INFLIBNET: its role in development of resources and services of university libraries in India (SPN)
  66. Rajni: The Internet-based electronic journals in library and information science: a critical study (DJS)
  67. Anamika: Evaluation of CD-ROM based databases in social sciences (TK)
  68. Jatinder Kaur: An Analysis of back volumes of journals in library and information science at Punjabi University Patiala (TK)
  69. Gurjit Singh: Lal Chand Research Library, Chandigarh :a study (HPS)
  70. Jagjit Singh: Collection development at Punjabi University Patiala during 1992-97 : a study (HPS)
    2000
  71. Nimrat: Use of periodical section in Punjabi University Library, Patiala: a critical study (TK)
  72. Sandeep Sandhu: Use of catalogue of Punjabi University Library, Patiala: a critical Study. (TK)
  73. Harpinder Singh: An evaluative study of reference and information sources in economics available at Punjabi University, Patiala (HPS)
  74. Amandeep Kaur: Contributions of Raja Rammohan Roy Library foundationm (RRRLF) in public library development in India (DJS)
  75. Rajiv Vij: Trends in financial management in libraries (SPN)
  76. Navneet Goel: Library and information science websites available via the Internet: a critical study (DJS)
  77. Harjinder Kaur: Trends in collection development in academic libraries (SPN)
  78. Kamaljit Kaur: Reference and manuscript collection available at M.M. Central State Library, Patiala : a critical study (JS)
  79. Tarvinder Singh: An evaluative study of reference sources in history available at Punjabi University, Patiala
  80. Kamlesh Devi: Trends in personnel development in libraries (SPN)
  81. Kanwaljit Kaur: Contributions of Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation in collection development of M.M. Central State Library, Patiala : a critical study. (JS)