Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)
Managerial Skill for Library Professionals in the Digital Library EnvironmentAuthor : Matty Balagopal
Volume 9 No.1 Special Issue:February 2019 pp 37-40
This article throws light to the Skills which should be acquired by the Library Staff in the Future Library Environment. The functional areas of library is diversified to vast service areas including Research, Educational Support, Social Activities, Women Empowerment, Cultural and heritage protection, Information Technology support to clientele, Effective administration of library Resources, Utilization Staff Man Power, Preservation of national Integrity, Support to senior citizens etc. In such a situation there arise the skill sharpening process in a modern and technology based context. Librarians are the connecting point between the actual user and the information sources. In order to satisfy the user’s information thrust for knowledge, the librarian should cope with new innovations in the technology and work.
Staff Skills, Library Services, Future Library Staff Roles, Professional Competencies
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