Industrial revolution 4.0 implication to libraries and librarians

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Introduction

“The term Industry 4.0 stands for thefourth industrial revolution defi ned as anew level of organization and controlover the entire value chain of products.It is aimed at the increasinglyrequirements of individual customers.(Vaidya et al., 2018). The FourthIndustrial revolution is changing howwe live, work and communicate. Somebest examples are self-driving cars,online shopping, drone delivery servicesetc. Students today need to stay relevantfor future job markets, as artificialintelligence has produced and changedmany jobs. The Fourth industrialrevolution is mostly focused on artificialintelligence. IR 4.0 empowers us howwe value the things we use now and intothe future. The changing in businessmodels and employment trends are newshapes of IR 4.0. Artificial intelligenceand automation process are changingagents in Fourth industrial revolutionwhich will make certain employeesredundant and will replace them withnew workers with the needed skills orwith machines that do the job cheaper.World economic forums claim that65per cent of kids enrolling in primaryeducation today will end up working injobs that haven’t been created yet. In theold days’ students were going touniversities and colleges to study for adegree that will set them up for a job forlife, but, the fourth industrial revolutionhas made things easier. Libraries andlibrarians are highly been affected bythis 4IR in term of services andmarketing values. Libraries arechanging agents of 4IR and if notupdated itself will face numerousproblems. Librarians around the globeare frightening that Fourth Industrialrevolutions will badly affect their jobsand unemployment will be increasing inalarming rates. But, 4IR is merely afriendly revolution and will pave theway for libraries and librarians ifadopted as a tool for services.Phases of industrial revolutionFirst industrial revolutionsGreat Britain is the pioneer of the firstIndustrial revolution where handproduction methods started from 1720 to1840. A number of items were produced inthis age. Great Britain paved the way forentrepreneurial, legal and culturalfoundations were set up and the freemarket economy was introduced whichlater led them t

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APA

Abid, H (2020). Industrial revolution 4.0 implication to libraries and librarians. Afribary.com: Retrieved November 25, 2020, from https://afribary.com/works/industrial-revolution-4-0-implication-to-libraries-and-librarians

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Hussain, Abid. "Industrial revolution 4.0 implication to libraries and librarians" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 11 Aug. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/industrial-revolution-4-0-implication-to-libraries-and-librarians . Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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Hussain, Abid. "Industrial revolution 4.0 implication to libraries and librarians". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 11 Aug. 2020. Web. 25 Nov. 2020. < https://afribary.com/works/industrial-revolution-4-0-implication-to-libraries-and-librarians >.

Chicago

Hussain, Abid. "Industrial revolution 4.0 implication to libraries and librarians" Afribary.com (2020). Accessed November 25, 2020. https://afribary.com/works/industrial-revolution-4-0-implication-to-libraries-and-librarians