Documentation Research & Training Centre (DRTC)
Indian Statistical Institute
8th Mile, Mysore Road, RVCE Post
Bangalore, 560 059
Title: Library Anxiety
In this Information Era, there is a great demand for availability and access to a variety of information. Libraries play a vital role in ensuring timely, accurate information delivery to its seekers. With an exponential growth in the amount of published information, libraries are overflowing with a multitude of documents on the same topic. Myriad choices often cause confusion and anxiety among library users in document selection, thus leading to reduced foot flow, inefficient usage of libraries, etc...
In this colloquium, we will discuss the factors that cause Library Anxiety, the impact of Library Anxiety on libraries and its users, the impact of information overload/literacy on Library Anxiety, measuring Library Anxiety, overcoming it and a Case Study.
Topics and speakers:
Causes and Factors
Effect of Information Overload/Literacy on Library Anxiety Mayurakshi
Measuring Library Anxiety
Overcoming Library Anxiety
Impact and Conclusion
Coordinator: Dr. Biswanath Dutta
Time: 2 pm
Venue: DRTC Class Room (G-16), ISI Bangalore.