Certificate in Teacher Librarianship | CTL

The Department of Library and Information Science, Somaiya Vidyavihar University, commences its Certificate in Teacher Librarianship (CTL) in the coming academic year on July  15th, 2024. The programme will be a 6-month course. This would include lectures, practical sessions, tutorials, project work, and internships. For practicals/project work & internships, students must identify the reputed nearby libraries or schools that are registered as an institute  & get consent from the DLIS department SVU. 

The course aims to immerse a student in a rich learning environment to build a strong foundation in developing professional skills. The course structure includes a variety of interactive sessions such as assignments, discussions, project work, and a final simple exam paper. Designed to update and enhance the skill set of current librarians, this certification course will introduce graduates and educators to the latest practices, preparing them effectively for the modern workplace.

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Key Information


Bachelor Degree in any discipline from a recognized University


Teaching learning will include lectures, discussions, practical sessions, tutorials, project work, and internship.


  • Innovative Curriculum
  • Experiential Learning
  • Access to different types of libraries within campus
  • Seminars, Workshops, Internship

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the programme, student will:

Help to develop independent skills in resource planning, management, and collaboration among educators. The course will provide a thorough exploration of various aspects of librarianship, catering to adult graduates aspiring to become school librarians in progressive education settings.


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Course Name
Understanding Curriculum and Learning Strategies
Reading Technique & Book Club
Writing Publication & Communication
Types of Library & Digital Collection
Marketing of Library Services & its promotion

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