Brief History of Department of Library and Information Studies
Department of Library and Information Studies is situated on Building No. 4 of University of East Yangon. It was established on (2000-2001) academic year. Starting from that academic year, there are 7 Tutors and 50 students. Moreover, on job training of library class are opened at (2002-2003) academic year. Master degree and Master of Research degree was started teaching in 2006 and 2008, respectively.
During (2000 to 2015) academic year, there are five heads of department. The following are the Names of Head of Department and their service years.
1. U Thein Shwe (2000-2005)
2. Daw Yin Yin Sein (2005-2009)
3. U Aung Myat Kyat (2009-2013)
4. Daw Aye Aye Maw (2013-2014) 5. Daw Myat Myat Win (2014-up till now)
Subject specialists, experienced professors are frequently delivered lecturer talks. Sometime, American Center Library and Myanmar Library Association are cooperated many seminars and paper presentation.
In 2005-2006 academic years, there are 23 teaching staff, 1 lecturer (Head), 2 lecturers, 15 assistant lecturers and 5 tutors. Total students are 140 (from first year to Master of Research).