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Reality Versus Expectations: A Survey on the Working Librarians Experiences in Sikkim

International Journal of Information Library and Society

Volume 3 Issue 2

Published: 2014
Author(s) Name: Prabin Karkee | Author(s) Affiliation: Librarian, Siliguri College, Siliguri, West Bengal, India.
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The advancement of Information & Communication Technology has brought radical changes not only on the library and information services but also on the roles and expectations of the librarians and information professionals. This study highlights the survey of working librarians experiences who take part in the five days orientation programs organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs & Heritage, Government of Sikkim on 2nd Feb – 6th Feb 2013 at Gangtok. A well structured questionnaire was used for collecting opinions of the librarians about their sex, age, qualification, performance and functioning of authorities, library services and facilities, training programs etc. Out of 37 participants, only 33 questionnaires were collected from the respondents and selected for analysis of data. The present study also presents the suggestions provided by the respondents to harness the development of library services in the state.

Keywords: Library System & Services, Sikkim, Librarians’ Opinions, Library Profession

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