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Title: ICT Skills among LIS Professionals in Assam: A Pilot Study
Authors: Mahanta, Prafulla Kumar
Keywords: ICT Skills
LIS Professionals
Issue Date: Nov-2016
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar
Series/Report no.: PLANNER-2016;16
Abstract: The ICT (Information and communication Technology) has changed the scenario of library and library science. The acceptance of ICT in libraries has also created few challenges for library and information science professionals. The innovation of new technologies and their application in libraries has brought the professionals to acquire the relevant technologies for fulfilling their library services. The role of library professionals demands quality information services to different types of information seekers having different kinds of complex information needs. Hence, the library and information science professionals must possess adequate ICT skills to manage their libraries. The quality of library services have been depends on the proficiency of the LIS professionals. The study ICT skills among LIS professionals in Assam has determine the proficiency of ICT skills including the awareness of ICT based application, awareness of library automation software, awareness of digital library software, skills for managing electronics resources, skills for managing ICT based library services and the constraints in acquiring ICT skills.
Description: 10th Convention PLANNER-2016, North-Eastern Hill University Shillong, Meghalaya, November 09-11, 2016
ISBN: 9789381232064
Appears in Collections:PLANNER 2016 Shillong, Meghalaya

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