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Assessment of Information Organization and Services competencies among Business school Librarians in Kerala State, India

Vijesh P V


       The various technologies, media, publishing trends, information storage methods, information retrieval practices, and other factors have altered the functions of libraries and information centres. This novel paper briefly examines the assessment of skills and competencies among business school librarians in organising and delivering information services. Two hundred and fifty library professionals from eighty-four business school libraries in Kerala were taken as sample for the study. The study results revealed that majority of the libraries were automated and have OPAC facility through web. Conversely, majority of libraries have not developed library website. The study also revealed that majority of the libraries providing current awareness service, content alert service and document delivery services, while other services found unsatisfactory. The librarians have information literacy skills on information organisation and services. Based on the findings, the study has provided some recommendations.

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