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Title: User Education in University Libraries
Authors: Kumbar, Mallinath
Biradar, B.S.
Keywords: University Libraries
User Education
Issue Date: 4-Mar-1998
Publisher: INFLIBNET Center
Abstract: User education is mainly concerned with providing guidance and instruction to the user in the proper use of library collection, individually or collectively, Difference between user education, orientation and initiation is mentioned and the need for user education in the libraries is emphasized. Objectives and methods of user education are provided. Though many institutions', universities and associations in India have organized seminars and conferences on the topic in the past, the necessary infrastructure and the innovation of suitable library instruction methods to suit the Indian conditions are yet to be developed. Therefore, it is the duty of the profession to develop such teaching aids which are suitable to meet the Indian requirements. It has become more urgent due to the heavy use of advanced technologies in libraries and information centers.
ISBN: 81-900825-1-5
Appears in Collections:CALIBER 1998 : Bhubaneswar

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