E-Learning Initiatives Related to Library and Information Science: A Case Study on Indian Scenario

  • Abu KS
  • Balasubramani R


The main purpose of this study is to identify the existing e-learning initiatives related to Library and Information Science (LIS) in India. Eight initiatives were identified and only of them was offering online courses related to LIS and also tracked learners’ progress. The study discussed the roles and functions of these platforms and highlighted their usefulness to LIS fraternity. The study also emphasized the need for implementing e-learning in LIS schools to produce trained librarians who are required to meet the ever-growing needs of the digital environment. 


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