An analytical study of the Image Perception of Library Professionals in the Society



The image of a profession is created in form of the judgment or perception of others by analyzing the nature of work, type of work, customer satisfaction, quality and quantity of the performance etc.  This generalized image of the profession applies to all the professional of the same profession. People always have different mindset for various profession and professionals.  The status and cadre of any person always recognized by his/ her work and profession in our society. This article deals with image perception of the library professionals in all over the world. The role of library professionals observed in print media, commercial advertisements and cinemas also helps to create a perception, opinion and image in the society.  

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