PurposeThis study aims to present a detailed investigation into the approaches of academic librarians in Trinidad and Tobago in pursuing continuing professional development (CPD) activities. The paper also examines the extent of their participation in CPD at both the institutional and external levels in contributing to the development of their careers.Design/methodology/approachThe instrument used was a questionnaire which assesses the effectiveness of the librarians in their involvement in and attitude toward CPD activities.FindingsThe paper demonstrates the active role and willingness of academic librarians in Trinidad and Tobago in providing and participating in CPD training and support to library and information personnel at both the national and international levels.Originality/valueThe paper underscores the effectiveness of a group of academic librarians in Trinidad and Tobago who pursue and provide a high level of CPD activities to professionals.
Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication – Emerald Publishing
Published: Feb 4, 2019
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