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Author Rajyalakshmi, D. ♦ Rekha, Chitra
Source Inflibnet's Institutional Repository
Content type Text
Publisher INFLIBNET Centre
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Library & information sciences ♦ Technology
Subject Keyword ICT ♦ LIS Curriculum ♦ LIS Profession ♦ Continuing Education Programme ♦ Reorientation Quality Assurance
Abstract The paper identifies the changes taking place in the Higher Education and gives a brief overview of the LIS Education, its past happenings, and its present status. It briefly spells out the changing trends in the LIS curriculum, and the varied views expressed by renowned professionals regarding the profession vis-à-vis professionals. Further, the article emphasizes the role of NAAC as a positive indicator in boosting the image of academic libraries, and its share in the reaccreditation cycle. It further explains the changing job profiles and competencies of the LIS profession, and highlights the efforts initiated by the Western countries in reorienting the syllabi of LIS and enumerates examples of their Indian counterparts. The paper puts forth certain basic considerations, the various problem areas and highlights the need to think beyond the curriculum, for a safe sustenance of LIS professionals.
ISBN 9788190207966
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article