Ever changing information scenario and emerging role of national and regional associations in Indian library development

Ghosh, Maitrayee Ever changing information scenario and emerging role of national and regional associations in Indian library development., 2004 . In ALA Annual Conference, Orlando (Florida), 24-30 June, 2004. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]


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Library associations have had a presence in India since early nineties currently experiencing a remarkable increase in numbers and facing significant challenges as they move into digital future. An attempt has been made to comprehend the status of library associations in India through SWOT analysis and in this way this paper intends to identify the strengths & potential weaknesses and draw attention on the immediate need of restructuring and merging these associations for new working model should function in close partnership with other groups; could be stronger financially and have more clout in pursuing and meeting the objectives and goals of its members. Author has tried to explore the extent to which library associations seek to protect and advance the interests of members and responding to the ongoing changes and preparing them for the future. At the conclusion recommendations are made for carefully planned public relations programs by leveraging convergence Technologies could guarantee long- term success of library associations.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Professional Associations, National and regional library associations, India
Subjects: G. Industry, profession and education. > GD. Organizations.
Depositing user: Maitrayee Ghose
Date deposited: 24 Oct 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:04
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/8267


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