Department of Medical Library and Information Science established in School of Paramedical in 1995 (1374 Hijri) and admitted students in bachelor degree. The department began admission of three Medical Library and Information Science students in master’s degree in 2005 (1384 Hijri) every two year and the routine of master’s admission changed as annually admission and increased to eight students in 2009 (1388 Hijri).
The undergraduate education was eliminated following the Ministry of Health policy and in order to promote the capacity of the graduate education since 2008 (1387 Hijri).
The Department of Medical Library and Information Science is committed to excellence and innovation in the education of librarians, clinical informationist, information and knowledge managers, and digital-content managers. As the nature and form of information evolves and becomes more complex with each passing year, the education becomes increasingly vital.
Dr Shafi Habibi
Head of Department