Capacity Building for Library Professionals: A Study

Anand Ranagattimath, Ramesh R. Naik


The present study aims to find out need for capacity building which includes requirement of skills, support of electronic infrastructure (hardware/software related content) and relevant training programmes in the university setup. The study also concentrates on the attitudes of library professionals towards ICT applications and capacity building. The outcome of the study shows that capacity building programme is very much needed in the university libraries as the existing skills of the library professionals is deprived. The libraries have got minimum basic infrastructure, majority of the training programmes are undergone by the professionals or after the completion of the education and got the jobbut having positive attitude towards ICT applications.

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