Petencies Of Library And Information Science Professionals For Effective Information Services Delivery And Sustainable Development In Nigeria:- Amogu, Kalu U.

AMOGU UMA KALU | 11 pages (4549 words) | Journal Articles / Papers

Abstract

Library and Information Science professionals are traditionally charged with the responsibility of information provision and services delivery at the institutional level. They require necessary administrative, technical and technological competencies to enable them deliver services effectively and efficiently. However, it is observed that LIS professional in Nigeria lack competencies needed for information services delivery. The paper therefore, examined building the competencies of LIS professionals for effective information services delivery 'and sustainable development. The paper discussed the concepts: competencies and LIS professionals. It identified the types of competencies needed by US professionals; challenges in acquiring these competencies such as the challenge of attitude, lack of interest in competencies building and obsolete curriculum of library schools and concludes by suggesting practical strategies for developing competencies of US professionals such as academic qualifications, acquiring working experience, training and development among others.

Key words: LIS professional, competencies, information services delivery, sustainable development

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APA

AMOGU, K (2024). Petencies Of Library And Information Science Professionals For Effective Information Services Delivery And Sustainable Development In Nigeria:- Amogu, Kalu U.. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Apr 23, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/petencies-of-library-and-information-science-professionals-for-effective-information-services-delivery-and-sustainable-development-in-nigeria-amogu-kalu-u-7-2

MLA 8th

KALU, AMOGU. "Petencies Of Library And Information Science Professionals For Effective Information Services Delivery And Sustainable Development In Nigeria:- Amogu, Kalu U." Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 23 Feb. 2024, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/petencies-of-library-and-information-science-professionals-for-effective-information-services-delivery-and-sustainable-development-in-nigeria-amogu-kalu-u-7-2. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

MLA7

KALU, AMOGU. "Petencies Of Library And Information Science Professionals For Effective Information Services Delivery And Sustainable Development In Nigeria:- Amogu, Kalu U.". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 23 Feb. 2024. Web. 23 Apr. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/petencies-of-library-and-information-science-professionals-for-effective-information-services-delivery-and-sustainable-development-in-nigeria-amogu-kalu-u-7-2 >.

Chicago

KALU, AMOGU. "Petencies Of Library And Information Science Professionals For Effective Information Services Delivery And Sustainable Development In Nigeria:- Amogu, Kalu U." Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2024). Accessed 23 Apr. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/petencies-of-library-and-information-science-professionals-for-effective-information-services-delivery-and-sustainable-development-in-nigeria-amogu-kalu-u-7-2

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