Impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on library staff training: A comparative study

Talab, Seyed Mohammad Ghaemi ; Tajafari, Masoumeh

Abstract

Through a questionnaire survey, the study identifies and compares the impact of ICT on training of library humanresources in two university libraries each of India and Iran. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyse data.The findings show that though both Indian and Iranian library staff believe that introduction of ICT in libraries has created aneed for training. Library staff from Iran have perceived the effect of ICT on their training needs more than their Indiancounterparts. The article concludes that university libraries in both countries have to get their library staff trained in ICT.

Keyword(s)

Library staff;Information and communication technology;Training

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