As a digital reference librarian, there may be different responsibilities and roles. In today’s modern world filled with the Internet and apps, digital reference librarians may need to adapt to different forms of technology and Internet use. As a digital reference librarian, it is the librarian’s duty to stay connected with the students that may need to ask for help. These various forms of being connected include being able to conduct e-mail, and chat services. While sending and receiving email may be a simple task, a digital reference librarian must be able to provide answers for students who seek information, and help guide them in the right direction, and handling it in a professional manner.
As the field of library and information sciences keep growing in the world, many libraries have been developed in order to fulfill the society demands for variety of information. One of the types of libraries which had very crucial functions is academic libraries. The target user of this library is from learning community which includes students and faculty which demands for intellectual materials and sources to help in their research or in gaining knowledge. The services provided by this kind of library should support all of the students demand in order to ensure the important of having a library is a must to all of learning institutions. As technology had become one with the people life, students also are not left behind.
RESEARCH TOPIC INFORMATION LITERARCY INSTRUCTION AT WORCESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY Public libraries today provide both traditional and electronic resource and one of their areas is to provide for the needs of their library users. “Libraries are major source of information, their effective use requires an understanding of how information is organized and how individuals can retrieve information” (Lubans, 1983:11). Information literacy is the ability to search and use information in meaningful way. Riedling (2002:2) writes “information literacy forms the basis for lifelong learning and continue it enable you to master content, become more self-directed, and assume greater control over your own learning”. After the library user have master the skill to become information literate, the user will be able to find information on his /her own in the library.
Mission and Beliefs My Beliefs I believe a library is a place for learning first and foremost and that the resources should reflect a diverse population. I believe that a library is a place that students can learn real-world skills for the 21st century. I believe that a library is a place that supports the classroom curriculum and independent inquiry. B.M. Williams Primary Mission Statement The mission of B.M.
This write-up provides a detailed overview of a planning process designed to help to make decisions about library automation. Practical suggestions are offered on how library manager can effectively organize the process of library automation. Library automation and serves as a framework of establish the
The main focus will be on the work performed by the librarian and members of the library. The software application will also display the number of books available which members will be able to issue, the number of books available for reading purpose, number of books issued to members, among others. All the users have to login to the system with separate logins and their respective password. New users can be register but only under librarian concern. A database is there to store the details of users & books and the different online money
The need for multimedia in libraries and its use for various applications such as multimedia library information kiosks, , training, digital libraries, multimedia databases, multimedia catalogues, multimedia library collections, electronic publishing, etc . Keywords : Text , Audio, Video, Animation, Graphics, Animation, Digital Library, Multimedia. Introduction : The main functions of a library are to collect, organize, preserve and deliver information to its user. Time to time, several techniques and technologies have emerged for
The article mainly describes the problems in initiating library automation in India. Author also tries to analyze the various factors that directly or indirectly affect the progress of library automation such as management issues, resources available with the libraries, level of skill of staff, availability of suitable softwares, geographic location area etc. Author also suggests recommendations to solve these constraints. Introduction: Library is a storehouse of knowledge and automation refers to the use of computers to perform some of the traditional library functions such as: acquisition, cataloguing, circulation and serial control etc. With the advent of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Libraries are increasingly attempting
2.0 Importance of Information Literacy 2.1 Students While researchers have explored how librarians influence in education purpose, it also essential to understand the important of information literacy for education especially for students. Since, many aspects can influence student development learning the information literacy need to highlight in order to help students implies critical thinking skills, have ability to evaluate and access information. According to Kuhlthau (2008), assumes that the purpose of library’s information literacy education is to develop student’s insight into the process of information handling and into how each of its phases connects. This is how that information literacy helps students to be self-directed and lifelong
HIGHER EDUCATION DEMANDS: INSTITUTIONAL MODERN LIBRARY AS A CENTRE FOR SCHOOL OF INFORMATION STUDIES 1 RANAJIT KUMAR MANDAL 1 Librarian, Ghatal R. S. Mahavidyalaya Ghatal, Paschim Medinipur, And Research Scholar, Department Of Library And Information Science, Rabindra Bharati University, W.B. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Mob.-09153259648 2 ANUP DAS 2 Professional Trainee, Central Library IIT Kharagpur Email: email@example.com; Mobile: - 9126135143 ABSTRACT: In the library, the performance of its users to get the information is very important to meet the individual and organizational objectives. Several new products and services have been developed in the present day libraries with the help of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).