Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University introduced the Post Graduate Diploma in Library Science Course during June 1968, with the persistent efforts of the University Librarian Late Shri. N. A. Gore. During the year 1969, in all Universities in India the nomenclature of the course was changed from Diploma in Library Science to Bachelor of Library Science, hence the examination of the course was conducted as Bachelor of Library Science in March/April, 1969. Even though the course was started during the year 1968, the statutory inception of the Department took place in the year 1979. The Master of Library Science course was introduced during the year 1985-86 with the untiring efforts of the University Librarian Shri. R. G. Jogdeo. Considering the importance of information in day-to-day life, and its’ primary function of the Librarians to disseminate the information to their users, the subject Information Science and Information Service were introduced in the course, hence the nomenclature of the courses as well as Department was changed from “Library Science” to “Library and Information Science”. Department started facilities leading to Ph.D. degree from the year 1996. From the year 2002 the University introduced 2-year integrated MLISc course with semester pattern. The course is of 16 modules with 64 credits.