Apathy of Present Age Library & Information Science Education and Professionals

Sengupta, Shantashree Apathy of Present Age Library & Information Science Education and Professionals. The Criterion: An International Research Journal in English (Special Issue on Library & Information Science), 2017, vol. 8, n. 7, pp. 117-124. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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Library & Information Science Education has completed its 100 years in India. It has witnessed golden years of development, growth and recognition as a subject due to Father of Library Science in India Dr. S.R. Ranganathan, Documentation Research & Training Centre (DRTC) etc. The traditional librarianship witnessed a major makeover at the onset of 21st Century due to the technological revolution which paved the challenges not only in library and information science education but also in the working style of the library professionals. The present article is an attempt to overview the depressing situations through which the discipline is going in this age due to variety of reasons.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: LIS education, LIS professional, 21st century librarianship, UGC guidelines
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
Depositing user: Dr. Shantashree Sengupta
Date deposited: 19 Mar 2019 04:26
Last modified: 19 Mar 2019 04:26
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/34211


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