To impart in-depth knowledge to the learners on the concept and need for information and to identify information sources best suited for specific information needs;
to acquaint the learners with various reference, information and computerised services as these keep the information seekers up-to-date in their field of interest or specialization by providing timely information; and
to identify national and international level organisations and systems including library/information organisations and to explain the programmes and activities being undertaken by such organizations in promotion, coordination and development of library and information activities.
Mrs. Renu Arora has been working for over 38 years in the field of Library and Information Science. Her last appointment was as Head, Education & Training Division, CSIR-NISCAIR, New Delhi; Editor, Annals of Library and Information Studies, a quarterly journal of NISCAIR; and Coordinator, IGNOU Study Centre, NISCAIR, New Delhi. She has over 35 years of teaching experience in Library & Information Science; over 21 years of working experience in the area of technical editing, proof reading and technical communication; conducted several training programmes in the field of Library science including technical communication, editing, etc.; and has prepared several Technical reports, Newsletters, Brochures, Course material (Library Science), manuals, etc. She has to her credit 12 papers, over 100 Course materials (Library Science) and has also guided over 60 students for preparation of their PG research dissertation.
Start Date 09/07/2018 End Date 22/10/2018