PAPER ID:IJIM/V.2(XII)/67-73/11

AUTHOR: Madhusree Basak

TITLE :JOURNEY OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE EDUCATION IN WEST BENGAL: A RETROSPECTIVE

ABSTRACT:Development of Knowledge resource and Career orientation both considered as the key areas of Library and Information Science Education in India. With an age of almost hundred years, LIS education served required information towards society by librarians and other associated professionals. In West Bengal the progress of LIS education is implemented with the help of various universities and Institutions. Several parameters of LIS education such as course content, level of courses, educational qualification etc. set by various universities act as catalyst to promote LIS education in West Bengal. The study is based on secondary data. Moderniasiation of LIS education in association with up gradation of technological applications help the subject to meet the demands of information in the field of applied education.

KEYWORDS: LIS education, Universities, technological application, Knowledge resource.

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