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Title: EDUCATION FOR INFORMATION: EMERGING SCOPE AND CHALLENGES IN INDIA
Authors: Rath, Pravakar
Issue Date: Sep-2002
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: Application of information and communication technologies in libraries, information centres and documentation centres have compelled the traditional library professionals to change into information professionals to develop their skills in collecting, organising and disseminating information to users. The emergence and establishment of specialised information and documentation centres, information systems and networks, library and information networks at local,national and international level further necessitated educational training on different facets of "Information". Considering all these aspects this paper emphasises that education for information which is already in existence needs to be further strengthened with adequate information components to develop the skills for the learners.Concludes that there is lot of scope to the information professionals in a variety of academic,corporate and government environment.
Page(s): 99-106
ISSN: 0972-5423
Source:ALIS Vol.49(3) [September 2002]

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