JLIS abstracts


BHATTACHARYYA (G). Development of Professional Manpower for Information Service: A Model. 4,2; 1979; 127-43

Defines the place of the information services system in a total information system in the context of national development. Analyses the implications of "professional education". Takes note of the expectations from a professional to be engaged in information service. Enumerates the necessary knowledge skills, and understanding that an information professional must posses. Proposes a design of a professional manpower development system specifying the participating agencies and a full complement of programmes at different levels that can ensure the required quality and quantity.