Education and training for medical librarianship in India
KUMAR, Sudhir and JAIN, Keerti Bala and SHAH, Leena (2013) Education and training for medical librarianship in India. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2013 - Singapore - Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities in Session 197 - Science and Technology Libraries.
Education and training for medical librarianship in IndiaThe paper provides brief history of library and information science education in India leading to bachelor, masters and doctoral degree programmes . Various levels of courses in librarianship available in India are discussed in short. Presents the recommendations of various committees and commissions which impacted library and information science education to a great extent. Discusses in short recommendations of National Knowledge Commission, National Mission on Libraries and the University Grants Commission’s Curriculum Committee. Examines the syllabus of 29 central universities and National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), Documentation Research and Training Center and the University Grants Commission of India with reference to medical librarianship. Assesses the manpower requirement for medical librarians in in medical universities and colleges of India. Presents a syllabus for two- year integrated MLIS course for discussion.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Conference details:||IFLA WLIC 2013 - Singapore - Future Libraries: Infinite Possibilities
Session 197 - Education and training for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine) librarianship: an international perspective - Science and Technology Libraries
|Divisions:||Division 1 Library Types > Science and Technology Libraries Section|
|Subjects:||D. Libraries as physical collections > DK. Health libraries, Medical libraries
G. Industry, profession and education > GG. Curricula aspects
G. Industry, profession and education > GH. Education
|Date Deposited:||11 Jul 2013 08:13|
|Last Modified:||28 Oct 2015 14:32|
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