Факультет информационного сервиса и медиатехнологий
The faculty of informational-documental communication
The faculty of informational-documental communication was the first one founded to satisfy the need in the library stuff of Tatarstan Republic and Middle Volga region. The first speciality opened at the faculty was «Library science and bibliography» (according to sociocultural and educational state policy).
Maria Grigorevna Popova PhD., the senior lecturer, the honored worker of culture of Tatarstan Republic , the participant of the Great Patriotic War was the dean who was at the very beginning of the foundation of the faculty,. For sixteen years (since 1970 till 1986) she supervised the organization of educational process at the faculty. Since 1986 till 1995 the faculty was headed by the professor, the candidate of pedagogical sciences, the honored worker of culture of Tatarstan Republic - Tatjana Grigorevna Dunaeva. Since 1995 the faculty has been supervised by the doctor of pedagogical sciences, the professor, the honored worker of culture of Tatarstan Republic - Olga Anatolevna Kalegina. The faculty makes all the possible to educate the experts, who would be competitive on a labor market, claimed by the modern information-library environment.
The faculty provides multilevel education of specialists in the broad field of information-library activities and informational-dokumental communications. The education is availiable at bachelor , specialist and magistrer degree levels.
There are two postgraduate studies at the faculty, as well as a dissertational council on doctor's and master's theses for a speciality «Library science, bibliography and bibliology».
According to the educational directions there are four chairs at the faculty.
The oldest chair of faculty is the library - information chair (untill 2003 it was called library science chair). The professor, the candidate of pedagogical sciences, the honored worker of culture РТ A.Vodolazskaya was the founder of this chair. It was her efforts that allowed to prepare the collective of the chair and its present head – the senior lecturer, the candidate of pedagogical sciences G.M.Kormishina.
The chair of information-bibliographic resources (till 2003 it was called bibliography chair) has always had amicable and solid collective thanks to its heads; at various times they were:the professor T.G.Dunaev, the senior lecturer T.V.Abalimova. Now the chair is headed by the senior lecturer, PhD A.R.Abdulhakova.
In 1980 there was founded the computer science chair (since 2010 it is called the chair of computer science and media technologies) which today became one of the leading chairs not only at the faculty, but alsowithin the university on the whole. The founder and the permanent head of the chair is the professor, the doctor of pedagogical sciences, the honored worker of science of TatarstanRepublic , the winner of the award of the Government of the Russian Federation in the sphere of education - Tamara Ivanovna Kljuchenko, who has been working in the university since March, 1972, and her doctor's degree thesis «Matematization of the library education» became a methodological basis of the chair's activity.
The chair of scientific processing of documents (since 2010 it is called the document science chair ) was founded in 1995 under the direction of the professor, the doctor of pedagogical sciences Z.A.Safiullina. Since 2004 the chair has been headed by the professor, the doctor of pedagogical sciences, the honored worker of culture of Tatarstan Republic , the winner of the award of the Government of the Russian Federation in sphere of education J.N.Dresher who is at the same time the director of Republican medical library-informational center of Tatarstan Republic.
Now the faculty has been working to open the new directions of preparation – "Polygraphy", "Information systems" etc. that would allow to expand its influence on a labor market.
The dean - the doctor of pedagogical sciences, the professor, the honored worker of culture of TatarstanRepublic , the winner of the award of the government of the Russian Federation in 2006 in the sphere of education - Kalegina Olga Anatolevna.
The deputy of the dean – the candidate of the biological sciences, the senior lecturer - Volkov Oleg Insanovich.
The methodologist - Talova Valentina Vladimirovna.
The secretary – Vlasova Anna Anatolevna.