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Relevance of Tony Wagner's Survival Skills for Library and Information Science (LIS) Professionals

Library Herald Year : 2018, Volume : 56, Issue : 4 First page : ( 459) Last page : ( 466) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2018.00037.4

Relevance of Tony Wagner's Survival Skills for Library and Information Science (LIS) Professionals of 21st Century

Dr Vyas S.D. Former University Librarian, Banasthali University and NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. E mail: sdvyas15@yahoo.com, Mob: 8890 123 656

Abstract

Tony Wagner's seven survival skills are useful and relevant to the needs of LIS professionals of 21st century. The paper discusses the survival skills as well as other required professional skills expected of LIS professionals. The demands of 21st century LIS professionals are different from 20th century professionals. The main reason for it is due to constant changes in the globalized era.

Keywords Survival skills, Competency skillscritical thinking, problem solving, team based leadership, information technology skills, Communication skill.

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