The Relevance of Information and Communication Technologies in Libraries Services and Librarianship Profession in the 21th Century

  • R E Osawele
  • L I Uzairue
Keywords: Information Communication Technology, Librarian, Librarianship, Library Profession

Abstract

Available evidence shows that information and Communication Technology (ICT) has further transformed information into a global phenomenon. In fact, the knowledge explosion following ubiquitous ICT tools, have equipped information and library science with immediate access to practically limitless resources, as well as quick storage, retrieval and sharing tools. This paper therefore, examines the importance of ICT in librarianship as a profession, and the evolving new roles, skills, and challenges, while making vital recommendations.


Keywords: Information Communication Technology, Librarian, Librarianship, and Library Profession.

Published
2014-07-02
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 2384-681X
print ISSN: 2315-5388