The Department of Knowledge and Information Science was established in 2000 in the Faculty of Humanities and Letters. It commenced its activities just with female students at the undergraduate level. By 2011, the department had begun accepting both male and female students. Up until now, over 218 undergraduates in knowledge and information science have graduated from the University of Qom. Three students of this department have been selected as the top students throughout Iran.
Also, the department has begun Master’s degree program since 2008 in the field of information science. The graduates become well trained at planning and managing libraries and information centers; conducting technical affairs and specialized services at libraries and information centers; updating facilities and services of these centers and conducting knowledge and information-related research projects. The department aims to offer its graduate programs in “digital library” and “scientometrics” soon.
For more information about the department, contact:
Yaghoub Norouzi, Head
Department of Knowledge and Information Science
Faculty of Humanities and Letters
University of Qom,
Phone: 98 25 32103655