The paper tries to analyse the role of the university librarian using a sociological definition for the role. Considers the University as a social institution and how the role of the librarian evolved to meet the changes taking place in the Universities. Elaborates management and functional competencies, qualities, technological and human relations skills they need to develop in order to cope with the modern Information environment.
Journal of the University Librarians Association, Sri Lanka, Vol. 16, Issue 2, July 2012, Page 83-100
How to Cite:
Jayasuriya, S., 2013. Role of the university librarian: a review. Journal of the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka, 16(2), pp.83–100. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/jula.v16i2.5201