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Title: Reorienting Priorities For A Safe Sustenance : A 21st Century Vision For The LIS Professionals
Authors: Rajyalakshmi, D
Rekha, Chitra
Keywords: ICT
LIS Curriculum
LIS Profession
Continuing Education Programme
Reorientation Quality Assurance
Issue Date: 28-Feb-2008
Publisher: Inflibnet center
Abstract: The paper identifies the changes taking place in the Higher Education and gives a brief overview of the LIS Education, its past happenings, and its present status. It briefly spells out the changing trends in the LIS curriculum, and the varied views expressed by renowned professionals regarding the profession vis-à-vis professionals. Further, the article emphasizes the role of NAAC as a positive indicator in boosting the image of academic libraries, and its share in the reaccreditation cycle. It further explains the changing job profiles and competencies of the LIS profession, and highlights the efforts initiated by the Western countries in reorienting the syllabi of LIS and enumerates examples of their Indian counterparts. The paper puts forth certain basic considerations, the various problem areas and highlights the need to think beyond the curriculum, for a safe sustenance of LIS professionals.
ISBN: 978-81-902079-6-6
Appears in Collections:CALIBER 2008 Allahabad

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