Scenario of Changing Trends in Library and Information Science Education and Research

Dr. Manoj Kumar Sinha
2016 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
There had been developmental changes in the society because of its dynamic nature. In view of this, the traditional method of discharging responsibilities in most fields of human endeavour is gradually going into extinction and thus, the need to move along with times. The paper discusses changing trends in LIS research and focus on analytical study of brochures of seminar, conferences and workshops of library and Information sciences. The study attempts to trace the research trends in library
more » ... d information science in India. Seminar conferences and workshops are important sources of information for LIS research as well as for various application activities. The analysis of state, national, regional and international seminar, conferences and workshops organized by the Indian Institutions and other Organization in LIS field shows that most of the seminars , conferences , workshops deliberations have been conducted on modern trends in Library and Information Science (LIS) based subjects rather than the conventional LIS subjects or the core LIS subjects. With the advancement of Information and Communication Technology (ICTs) and its applications in library activities and services leads to determine the future trends in LIS education and research which have been noticed since the 1990s onwards.
doi:10.9790/0837-02107012043 fatcat:zghtalzzrjd2rjtughuo4p5r4y