The Certificate in Theological Librarianship (CTL) aims to train men and women to manage and to provide innovative and effective library services to cater to the information needs of its clients in theological institutions and seminaries. Towards this, the CTL offers theoretical and hands-on training in Library Organisation and Management, Library Automation and Networking, Information Sources and Services, and Library Classification and Cataloguing. This is augmented by field visits to major theological and other libraries.
The CTL is recognised by the Forum of Asia Theological Librarians (For ATL), Indian Theological Library Association (ITLA), Asia Theological Association (ATA), Board of Theological Education for Senate of Serampore College (BTESSC), and other accrediting agencies in India.
The candidate must have:
- A minimum qualification of 10+2 and/or a minimum of one year’s work experience in a seminary library
- The ability to read, write, and understand English
- Computer literacy is an added advantage
- Period of Study
The course is 3 months long, offered over the period January to March.