Library skills means the ability to effectively finding, evaluating and reading or getting the idea from the source. Library skills are crucial in producing good and quality research work by sharpening your reading skills.
Ability of finding relevant literature
The first and most important skill one should have regarding library skills is finding the right literature you actually are searching for. It is not difficult because in libraries books are arranged in very simple ways like different sections for different category books, arranged alphabetically.
In big libraries computers are also used to search the books and even contents in the books relevant to your topics. So, you just have to put a little effort to develop this capability.
Evaluation of source information
You get a lot of literature about your topic but it depends on you to extract the right piece of information which is worth reading or taking notes. This ability depends on experience and some God-gifted qualities of analysis. You get one thing, develop it by working on this ability and finally, you become a good evaluator one day. And if you are a good analyst too, this will be much better for you.
Grabbing the concepts
Next important ability is grabbing the main theme and noting it down which you actually want. If fail in getting the right idea both of your first abilities are of no use for you.
Read the evaluated information with full concentration, make notes if necessary and keep in mind the summary of the topic.
Along with all these abilities, having friendly relations with the library staff and persons who come regularly for reading also help a lot in getting maximum benefit from library.
Follow the above-mentioned library skills to get maximum advantage from your library.