Information Technology Skills Required for Library Professionals in Digital Era: An Introspection

Abstract

Author(s): Usman Koya P T, Gopakumar V

The rapid development of information technology is bringing about unpredictable changes in the field of library and information management. The leap from conventional library management system to electronic library management has paved way for great changes in the very structure and manner of library profession. The paper discusses the essential technology tools and techniques a library professional should possess in order to manage the academic libraries and the millions of information coming out day by day in this digital era. The paper points out the knowledge and skill a library professional should acquire for the successful application of information technology in libraries.

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