| || Information professional and the new technology |
Author :Bedi, D.S.
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :11(3) ; 1991 ; pp.3-8
Abstract : High technology is forcing an unprecedented number of changes on libraries. In the background of the recent technological developments, highlights the impact of automation on staff and on the administration of library operations. Emphasizes that the library administrators and managers must develop mechanisms for dealing effectively with the changes caused by the introduction of new technology in a library. Discusses the guidelines recommended for introducing staff to the changes caused by the new technology. Concludes that any library set-up could benefit from implementing these guidelines.
Keywords : Information professionals;Information technology ;DESIDOC
| || Changing Paradigm for Information Professionals in Knowledge Management Age |
Author :Ganguly, Shantanu
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :27(5) ; 2007 ; pp.05-16
Abstract : Knowledge has become the key driving force in the present day. Gone are the days when organisations and institutions were reluctant and complacent in sharing of information. Today, every organisation has understood the importance of knowledge. Organisations all over the world are utilising technology tools to make their systems more competitive and dynamic. This paper aims to stimulate information professionals to explore the potential impact of Knowledge Management (KM) and also examines the role of information professionals to take the added advantage of KM to improve the effective application of their skills.
Keywords : Knowledge management;Information professionals;Knowledge workers;LIS professionals;Groupware;Information management
| || Education for information |
Author :Raghavan, K.S.
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :15(6) ; 1995 ; pp.3-4
Keywords : Training;Information professionals
| || Internet: importance and usage for library and information professionals |
Author :Singh, Neena
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :21(3) ; 2001 ; pp.17-28
Abstract : The paper focuses on the impact of lnternet on various library processes, services and products. It also emphasises the challenging role of librarians and information professionals in the present lnternet era. Today the lnternet has revolutionised the traditional library activities viz document acquisition, teclinical processing, circubtion, reference service, resource sharing, document delivery, etc. The paper also emphasises the crucial role of librarians and information professionals in designing and maintaining libraries' web page/website leading to increase in library efficiency.
Keywords : Internet;Information professionals;Library personnel;Reference personnel;Information services
| || Libraries: Perspective and prospects |
Author :Suman, Aparajita
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :26(3) ; 2006 ; pp.03-07
Abstract : The tremendous growth in the area of information technology has revolutionised the potential of information access and dissemination. lnformation professionals are now able to use more sophisticated tools to communicate with the users and fellow professionals. The development of information technology tools and their widespread use has lead to a basic question: whether information professionals are out of business, do we still need libraries and librarians.The article attempts to answer these questions.
Keywords : Information technology;Information professionals;Access technologies