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Changing Roles of Cataloguers in Information and Communication Technology Age: Implication for Library Science Educators

Ilo, Promise Ifeoma Changing Roles of Cataloguers in Information and Communication Technology Age: Implication for Library Science Educators. Changing Roles of Cataloguers in Information and Communication Technology Age: Implication for Library Science Educators. pp. 57-63.

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Abstract

The introduction of ICT to any profession definitely brings dramatic changes. Cataloguing and classification have completely been impacted as a result of the . emergence of lCT 111 the library setting. Hitherto, cataloguing practices were manual and involved some rigorous activities like bibliographic descriptions on cards, filing and interfiling of cards. Today, with the advent of technology, the cataloguer can process acquired materials using the internet. The paper discuses the present roles of the cataloguer which have shifted from physical description on paper to using the internet in discharging of duties. It highlighted the need to examine the state of the library school curriculum in connection with courses that will prepare cataloguers to fit into current trends. The paper also suggested that the library school curriculum be redesigned to include courses on computer application to 1ibrary services

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Changing ro les, cataloguers, lCT, library education
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2015 12:30
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2015 12:30
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/3268

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