Literacy Skill Development for Library Science Professionals

Literacy Skill Development for Library Science Professionals

S. Thanuskodi (Alagappa University, India)
Release Date: August, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 410
ISBN13: 9781522571254|ISBN10: 1522571256|EISBN13: 9781522571261|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7125-4


With the increasing use of information communication technology in education, new skills and competencies among library science professionals are required for them to effectively disseminate necessary information to users. It is essential to equip educators and students with the requisite digital and information literacy competencies.

Literacy Skill Development for Library Science Professionals provides emerging research exploring the roles and applications of information literacy and technology within library science and education. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as electronic resources, mobile learning, and social media, this book is ideally designed for librarians, information and communication technology researchers, academicians, and graduate-level students seeking current research on the ability to find, evaluate, use, and share information in library science.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Electronic Resources
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Information Literacy
  • Legal Research
  • Library Collections and Services
  • Managerial Skills
  • Mobile Learning
  • Scientometric Analysis
  • Social Media
  • Web Resources

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. S. Thanuskodi is working as Associate Professor and Head i/c in the Department of Library and Information Science, Alagappa University. He has around 17 years of professional experience in the field of Library and Information Science. He started his career as Librarian in the Central Law College, Salem. After that he worked as an Assistant Professor, Annamalai University. He also served around three years as Tutor for Commonwealth Youth Programme. He holds B.Sc. M.A., B.Ed., M.L.I.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., and M.L. (International Law and Constitutional Law) Degrees. His areas of interest include information and communication technology (ICT), user studies, bibliometrics, webometrics, research methodology and digital libraries. He is life member of professional bodies such as IIPA, ILA, IASLIC, IATLIS, SIS, MALA and SALIS. He has written fifteen chapters in the textbooks of Library and Information Science and published more than 60 research articles in the national and international journals. He has presented around 30 research papers in national and international conferences/seminars. He has guided ten M.Phil. students for theses research work. He is a Reviewer and Editorial Board Member for several national and international peer reviewed journals.