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Assessment of Information Literacy Competency of Social Science Researchers

Library Herald Year : 2018, Volume : 56, Issue : 4 First page : ( 481) Last page : ( 491) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2018.00039.8

Assessment of Information Literacy Competency of Social Science Researchers

Singh Rajesh1, Kumar Shailendra2 1Research Scholar, DLIS, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007 2Associate Professor, DLIS, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007

Abstract

The present paper is a research report of a study conducted to assess the awareness, use and satisfaction level of researchers with library services. The study has also attempted to assess the information literacy competency level of social science research scholars of select four central universities in Delhi. The study has used 50 questions based on five standards of ACRL.


Keywords Library Resource Awareness, Information Literacy, ACRL Standards, Competency Assessment, Research Scholar.

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