Library and Information Science Education and e- Learning System in India: A StudyAuthor : M.AnandaMurugan
Volume 1 No.1 January-June 2011 pp 77-79
The paper deals with the Library and Information Science (LIS) education and LIS professionals currently both the traditional libraries and e-learning coexist in India. The Paper discusses the challenges in LIS education in the Indian context. LIS courses are offered at different levels through regular and distance mode. Now e-learning has emerged as the most important method of distance education by adopting new IT based style of teaching. Distance education institutes have been in the forefront of adopting new technologies to provide increased access to education of masses. This paper deals with the preparing LIS graduates for leadership and management roles to support national and economic development in India as given on E-learning supports provided by the LIS education and the libraries of the Corresponding universities in India. The Competencies needed and continuing professional development of LIS professionals.
Library and Information Science (LIS) education, Library Schools, Library professionals, Information professionals in India