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Information literacy among library professionals at workplace: A Preliminary investigation

Sunil Tyagi

Abstract



The paper reports on a preliminary study undertaken to gain an overview of library professionals with knowledge and skills related to information literacy in workplace. The study is based on the result from close-ended questionnaire distributed in five universities of NCR (National Capital Region), India among librarian, deputy librarian, assistant librarian and library and information assistant. In order to foster information literacy at the workplace its utility has to be promoted, the quality of the provided information has to be ensured and high-quality data has to be easily identified and accessed. Furthermore relevant trainings have to be integrated into the respective curriculum, while personal motivation should be strengthened by adequate psychological incentives.

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