Information and Communication Technology Literacy (ICTL): Skills for Library Professionals in the Digital Era

Gireesh Kumar, T K. and Murali, . . Information and Communication Technology Literacy (ICTL): Skills for Library Professionals in the Digital Era., 2013 In: Information Management Today and Tomorrow: Festschrift in Honor of Prof. S. Sudarshan Rao. B. R. Publishing Corporation, pp. 353-366. [Book chapter]

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Highlights the concepts of literacy, information literacy and information and communication technologies (ICTs) and its purpose, scope and appropriateness among library professionals in the 21st century. Discusses the role of library professionals in setting vision towards learning and educating their clients to become ICT literates. Indicates the areas where the ICTs can be applied in library and information centres and the role of library professionals to effectively use their knowledge and skills for the ultimate benefit of the society. Projects the importance of creating awareness on ICT literacy among the user group to enhance the use of services and facilities offered by the library and information centres.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Library Professionals, Information Literacy (IL)
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information
B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
C. Users, literacy and reading.
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
Depositing user: Haridas N H
Date deposited: 18 Jul 2013 05:41
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:26
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/19730

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