Drowning in information but starved for knowledge

  • K S Kalyani
  • . Ajit Prabhakaran


The challenge of today’s  knowledge society is to control, organize and manage the information which is enormous in its growth both in print and also in digital. The advent of technology embraces the information industry to stretch its wings till sky. It also finds ways and means,  such as semantic web, data mining, etc. to combat information overload and participate in the user navigation process. The end user should be always aware in locating the quality information and enhance his/her knowledge. This article tries to analyze the critical issue and the utmost need of the  instructional role to be performed by librarians and educators in imparting thinking skills.


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