Educating 21st century LIS professionals - The needs and expectations: A survey of Indian LIS professionals and alumni

Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105514
Title:
Educating 21st century LIS professionals - The needs and expectations: A survey of Indian LIS professionals and alumni
Author:
Varalakshmi,, R. S. R.
Editors:
Khoo, C.; Singh, D.; Chaudhry, A.S.
Citation:
Educating 21st century LIS professionals - The needs and expectations: A survey of Indian LIS professionals and alumni 2006, :338-346
Publisher:
School of Communication & Information, Nanyang Technological University
Issue Date:
2006
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105514
Submitted date:
2007-05-24
Abstract:
LIS education focuses on developing manpower suitable to the demands of the contemporary information environment. There is need to audit the LIS curriculum for its relevance to the 21st century hybrid environment. This paper analyzes the opinions of young and experienced professionals on existing LIS coursesâ ability to meet the demand and increase employability. The paper proposes a general framework to overcome the lacunae.
Type:
Conference Paper
Language:
en
Keywords:
Library and Information Science Education
Local subject classification:
Library and information science education; Competencies; Survey

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorVaralakshmi,, R. S. R.en_US
dc.contributor.editorKhoo, C.en_US
dc.contributor.editorSingh, D.en_US
dc.contributor.editorChaudhry, A.S.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-05-24T00:00:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-18T23:26:41Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.date.submitted2007-05-24en_US
dc.identifier.citationEducating 21st century LIS professionals - The needs and expectations: A survey of Indian LIS professionals and alumni 2006, :338-346en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/105514-
dc.description.abstractLIS education focuses on developing manpower suitable to the demands of the contemporary information environment. There is need to audit the LIS curriculum for its relevance to the 21st century hybrid environment. This paper analyzes the opinions of young and experienced professionals on existing LIS coursesâ ability to meet the demand and increase employability. The paper proposes a general framework to overcome the lacunae.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.otherCompetenciesen_US
dc.subject.otherSurveyen_US
dc.titleEducating 21st century LIS professionals - The needs and expectations: A survey of Indian LIS professionals and alumnien_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
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