International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 242


User education in libraries

B. Ravi Kumar* and M. Phil
Chirala Engineering College, Ramapuam Beach Road, CHIRALA- 523155, Prakasam (Dt), Andhra Pradesh, India.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 26 May 2009
  •  Published: 30 June 2009



In this User education in academic library topic we  are mainly giving the information about different kinds of users and non users and using materials and how to use it.  What is the nature of information and different kinds of information? Characteristics of the user and education and how to educate the user.  Different kinds of user education specification if user education nature of user education & information displayed containing information about opening hours.  Library information rules, Library timings, staff maintained. Lecture methods may be formal/informal, workshop about the CD-ROM, online services practice workshop.  Advertising papers, journals, posters, pamphlets.


Key words: Type of users, nature of information need, planning of education, guiding signs and boards, introduction of library.