Library Orientation Programme in School Libraries: Awareness to Students and TeachersAuthor : Kartik Chandra Das
Volume 9 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 5-9
School is the gateway of entering into the world of knowledge and school library plays a vital role to introduce the library system among the school children. First duty of the school library is to make the school children as the library user through library orientation programme. Library orientation programme helps to transmit knowledge and information search skills among the students. Students, newly joined teachers and parents are enlisted for the orientation programme which can be conducted in the beginning of the academic session or any specific time of the session. In this article, the components which are related to the school library use, services and activities are discussed. The formal and informal processes of library orientation, requirements for the programme are included. The effectiveness of such programme is always good for the school library users. A number of studies have recommended that it is the crucial time for the libraries to rejuvenate them by preparing suitable users. Library orientation programme creates the awareness among the users about the using of school library.
Library Orientation Programme, Library Instruction, User Education, School Library
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