Preparing library and information professionals for the 21st century: Issues and challenges for library and information science educators in India

Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105129
Title:
Preparing library and information professionals for the 21st century: Issues and challenges for library and information science educators in India
Author:
Rath, Pravakar
Editors:
Khoo, C.; Singh, D.; Chaudhry, A.S.
Citation:
Preparing library and information professionals for the 21st century: Issues and challenges for library and information science educators in India 2006, :35-40
Publisher:
School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University
Issue Date:
2006
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105129
Submitted date:
2007-05-23
Abstract:
Professional developments and initiatives both at international and national level have necessitated library and information professionals in general and library and information educators in particular to prepare themselves and meet the challenges of changing information scenario. Emergence, growth and popularity of knowledge society, digital libraries, library networks and consortia, content development in electronic environment, web based learning, knowledge commission and knowledge centers of which some of the new initiatives have been undertaken by Government of India have compelled to revamp and reorient library and information science education offered by schools of library and information studies in India. The paper discusses the present scenario of library and information science education in India, recent trends and developments in the library and information profession and more specifically the role of library and information science educators to address these issues and meet the challenges in the new millennium.
Type:
Conference Paper
Language:
en
Keywords:
Library and Information Science Education
Local subject classification:
Library and information science education; India

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorRath, Pravakaren_US
dc.contributor.editorKhoo, C.en_US
dc.contributor.editorSingh, D.en_US
dc.contributor.editorChaudhry, A.S.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-05-23T00:00:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-18T23:19:53Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.date.submitted2007-05-23en_US
dc.identifier.citationPreparing library and information professionals for the 21st century: Issues and challenges for library and information science educators in India 2006, :35-40en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/105129-
dc.description.abstractProfessional developments and initiatives both at international and national level have necessitated library and information professionals in general and library and information educators in particular to prepare themselves and meet the challenges of changing information scenario. Emergence, growth and popularity of knowledge society, digital libraries, library networks and consortia, content development in electronic environment, web based learning, knowledge commission and knowledge centers of which some of the new initiatives have been undertaken by Government of India have compelled to revamp and reorient library and information science education offered by schools of library and information studies in India. The paper discusses the present scenario of library and information science education in India, recent trends and developments in the library and information profession and more specifically the role of library and information science educators to address these issues and meet the challenges in the new millennium.en_US
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherSchool of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectLibrary and Information Science Educationen_US
dc.subject.otherLibrary and information science educationen_US
dc.subject.otherIndiaen_US
dc.titlePreparing library and information professionals for the 21st century: Issues and challenges for library and information science educators in Indiaen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
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