The role of information professionals in academic libraries in Malaysia / Asmad Rizal Umar and Atirah Ruslan

Umar, Asmad Rizal and Ruslan, Atirah (2014) The role of information professionals in academic libraries in Malaysia / Asmad Rizal Umar and Atirah Ruslan. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 4 (1). pp. 171-187. ISSN 2231-8836

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Abstract

This article discusses the role of information professionals in academic libraries in Malaysia. It begins with the clarification on the concept of information professional and then it highlights the main role of the information professional in enhancing the academic library services in Malaysia. This article also highlights the responsibilities of information professionals in electronic era. Information professionals nowadays need to adapt the changes and the significance of information technology in order to support the process of teaching, learning and research. It also highlights the role of an academic librarian in providing effective reference and information services efficiently and this would contribute to the learning, teaching and research in higher learning institutions.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
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Umar, Asmad Rizalasmad860@kedah.uitm.edu.my
Ruslan, Atirahatirah649@kedah.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources (General) > Personnel. Librarians > Malaysia
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources (General) > Libraries. Bibliography > Malaysia
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources (General) > University and college. Academic libraries > Malaysia
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources (General) > ZA Information resources (General) > Research. Information retrieval. Information behavior. Information literacy
Divisions: Faculty of Information Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Information and Knowledge Management
ISSN: 2231-8836
Volume: 4
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 171-187
Item ID: 13855
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information, Information Professional, Academic Library, Malaysia
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2016 06:23
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 1
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/13855

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