عنوان مقاله [English]
The research aims to do a survey on librarians' information literacy rate in public libraries of Tehran, affiliated to the Board of Iranian Public Libraries. The research is a descriptive survey. For collecting needed information, a questionnaire was prepared and distributed among 131 librarians of Public libraries in Tehran.The questionnaires were including 41 closed questions and 1 open question. In order to analyze collected data, using descriptive statistical methods, SPSS software was applied.Research findings showed that 74 percent of personnel are women and only 26 percent are men; 140 computers are specified for librarians and 66 computers for users; there is one computer available for each librarian per capita; software used by all libraries is Namayeh; rate of familiarity with computer courses by librarians is low and librarians need to pass educational courses in this field very much. Also, personnel of the field of librarianship with average of 3/50 have more information literacy compared to personnel of other subjects with average 3/23 and with those who have no university studies with average 2/93.Generally, lack of enough skills in the application of computers, language barriers especially English, and relative familiarity with research tools were the most important obstacles for accessing information resources.Finally, in line with research hypotheses it was found that there is a correlation between study field of librarians and their information literacy, and it was concluded that librarians' information literacy level is intermediate.