عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: The main purpose of this study is to investigate the level of information literacy of librarians in Kashan public libraries based on the standards of the information literacy model of the American Librarians Association.
Methodology: This research is descriptive and used survey method. The Statistical Society of this study is 40 librarians of public libraries in Kashan, all of whom have been studied as a sample. Data collection was done through the distribution of a questionnaire based on the three components of location, evaluation and effective use of information. The validity of the questionnaire was calculated by obtaining the opinions of professors and experts and the Cronbach's alpha value for the reliability of the questionnaire was equal to 0/88 and the data were analyzed at the level of descriptive and inferential statistics using Spss19 software.
Resultss: The results of this study show that the average information emplacement skills of librarians of public libraries in Kashan is equal to 2/343 and the average skill of evaluating the information of librarians of public libraries in Kashan is equal to 2/308 and is at a desirable level. Also, the skill of effective use of their information is equal to 2/025, which shows that this skill is undesirable in librarians of Kashan public libraries. Finally, the average information literacy of librarians in public libraries in Kashan was equal to 2/287, which shows that the information literacy status of the sample is at a desirable level.
Conclusion: According to the results of the present study, the information literacy status of librarians of public libraries in Kashan is at a desirable level.