Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Abstract

We live in a computer-centric Information Age. The number of computers in-use including in libraries is growing rapidly. Computer literacy, which is the ability to operate a computer system for performing personal and job-related tasks like using web browsers and search engines on the internet to retrieve needed information and communicate with the others, is considered as a fundament part of today's library professionals skills. Library managers prefer professionals and librarians who are computer literate because they are more productive and efficient at work than those who are not computer literate. The paper seeks to investigate the use of Internet and Computer Communication Network skills of library professionals. Questionnaire was used to collect data for this research. 190 library professionals participated in the study. Results show an improved computer literacy level for Library Professionals in the study.

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