Competencies and Attitudes required of the 21st Century Librarian for Staying Afloot in the Changing Library and Information Environment in Nigeria
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The 21st Century has brought with it a great transition in the Library and Information Profession. The transition from traditional library practice to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) driven practices has posed a serious challenge to Librarians. There is therefore a need for Librarians to acquire the required competencies to conform to the new trend. This paper discusses the greatest challenge of change- Resistance and the competencies that must be acquired by Librarians to enable them stay afloot in the changing library environment. It also made recommendations on the way forward.
Librarians , Change and Competencies
Ezeala, L.O, Alabi, A.O and Nduka, S.C (2011)Competencies and Attitudes required of the 21st Century Librarian for Staying Afloot in the Changing Library and Information Environment in Nigeria. Tin-City Journal of Library, Archival and Information Science, Volume 2(1).