This course will not only help you use a Library in a more efficient way for your day to day studies, but this will also help you by introducing another option for your further studies, and hence taking up Library and Information Science as a profession. This material is designed in such a way that it can help anybody in using library resources in a better manner for their personal growth or research.The course structure is developed keeping in view needs of the society and learners.This course is developed in Modular form which includes-Four Core Modules and Two Optional Modules. The Four core modulesaim toimpart comprehensive knowledge on different areas of Library and Information Science. It is compulsory for learners to study all the Four Core Modules; you will have thechoice to select one out of the two optional modules. Further, the course also includes practical. We would like you to use the modules in the same sequence as the modules are arranged in, because there are references and cross references in each subsequent lesson.