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Abstract

This project examines information literacy skills among the Library and Information Science (LIS) professionals in India, pointing out the benefits and finally makes recommendations to improve the program. This is considered a very significant issue in view of the fact that it will afford in India, academic institutions and private organizations such as companies the understanding of what to improve and the way to improve them as far as their information literacy is concerned. As India become more advanced technologically, it has become more important for children and even adult to have the awareness of a solid foundation in Information Literacy to allow them maximum opportunities. This study is also important in view of the fact that it will make data available from the population of Indian Library and Information Scientists on the information literacy skills needed by the information professionals in India. Furthermore, it will add to the literature in this area of library and information science an area which currently growing and require necessary skills for any information professionals to be relevant in this digital age.

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