User Education in Networked Environment with special Reference to NIT Libraries in India
Library Herald Year : 2007, Volume : 45, Issue : 4 First page : ( 337) Last page : ( 349) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. User Education in Networked Environment with special Reference to National Institute of Technology Libraries in India
Shrivastava Jitendra1, Assistant Professor, Nandwana H B2, Associate Professor 1Department of Library and Information Science, Maharani Laxmi Bai Government College of Excellence, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) India 474 009, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. 2Department of Library and Information Science, Vardhman Mahaveer Open University, Kota (Rajasthan), India.
Abstract Describes User Education, need and objectives of user education programmes, the networked environment NIT in Libraries. Traces origin, history and development of RECs in India (now named as NITs). States the status of User Education Programmes in NIT Libraries of India. mentions issues and challenges of user education programmes. Recommends that the user education programme should be run on regular basis and must be included in all the courses of studies in all the NITs of India.