LIBRARIANSHIP AS A CAREER:
Libraries in India have grown and developed to such extent that by now they have not only gained importance but are now recognized as an important social institution.
Production of Information materials in various forms together with the extension of educational facilities. The intensification of research activities have significantly influenced the library activities and development in their services. In the face of the situation where a public library has become an important elements in the life of a community; an academic library has become an essential part of educational institutions; a special library has become indenpensible. The management of various types of libraries has caused challenging problems. Thus the need for persons with good academic and professional qualifications with proficiency in one of the subject of general education is the requirement of the libraries.
Librarianship as a profession, on the other hand provide variety of avenues of employment opportunities persons with a superior academic record and high qualifications can help persons to achieve high position.