Trends in education for library and information science are traced and the genesis of an open learning project for library and information science in the University of Madras is presented. This was the introduction of the first master′s programme of this kind in India. The planning, organisation, student enrolment, preparation of study materials and conduct of a personal contact programme are explained. The results of the first batch of students (1989/90) are analysed.
Ramesh Babu, B. and Gangadhara Rao, P. (1991), "Master′s Degree in Library and Information Science through Open Learning: Case Study of the University of Madras", Library Review, Vol. 40 No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1108/00242539110138245
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