Assessment of Effective use of Online Webinars, Workshop, Conference and Quizzes on Library Science Professionals during Covid Scenario: A Survey

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Year : 2022 | Volume : | Issue : 2 | Page : 1-11
By

    Yashodamma G

  1. Librarian, Department of Library and Information Centre Maharani Women’s Arts, Commerce and Management College, Seshadri Road, Bangalore, India

Abstract

Due Covid-19 virus around the globe all sectors have been jeopardized and came to halt. Libraries were not exceptions too, where library professionals started learning and sharing professional knowledge through different e-platforms on different Library Science themes, issues and challenges after a covid scenario in the libraries. The study explored the library science professionals on effective use of online webinars and other series during covid times. The study employed quantitative and qualitative designs to obtain the opinions of the respondents using a random sampling method to know the experience about attending online webinars in learning new themes and skills, where the respondents updated their professional subject knowledge, changing trends and applications that can be adapted by attending the webinars. The online questionnaires method was employed for data collection using random sampling method and the questionnaire was sent to dedicated whatsapp groups of (Library and Information Science) LIS professionals Karnataka and (Kuvempu University Library and Information Science) KULIS professionals Alumni groups and further 49 responses were scrutinized for the study. Where the major highlights of the study were 55.1% attended webinars on “COVID-19 and Libraries: issues and challenge, impact, and lock-down”. 4.02% of professionals‘agreed’ to the statement that they “understood the trends in the Profession” by webinars. 87.8%attended webinars to “acquire new knowledge” in professional activities.

Keywords: Online Webinars, Webinars, Library Professionals, Kuvempu University, COVID-19

[This article belongs to Journal of Advancements in Library Sciences(joals)]

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 9
Issue 2
Received April 29, 2022
Accepted July 4, 2022
Published July 28, 2022