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ERIC Number: ED019530
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Sep
Pages: 12
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LIBRARY TECHNICIANS, A SURVEY OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS. REVIEW SERIES, NUMBER 1.
BOELKE, JOANNE
THE PURPOSE OF THIS REVIEW ARTICLE AND ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON LIBRARY TECHNICIANS IS TO (1) SUMMARIZE CURRENT ACTIVITIES IN THIS RAPIDLY DEVELOPING FIELD, (2) PRESENT AN OVERVIEW OF THE ISSUES, PROBLEMS, AND OPINIONS ON THE SUBJECT, (3) IDENTIFY THE AGENCIES AND ORGANIZATIONS CONCERNED WITH LIBRARY TECHNICIANS, AND (4) LIST, IN A SELECTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY, SOME OF THE RECENT, SIGNIFICANT JOURNAL ARTICLES AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS THAT REFLECT THESE CURRENT TRENDS. THE REVIEW, BASED ON AN EXAMINATION OF THE LITERATURE AND CORRESPONDENCE AND DISCUSSION WITH INDIVIDUALS ACTIVE IN THE FIELD, SHOWS THAT (1) TECHNICIANS ARE BEING EMPLOYED IN INCREASING NUMBERS BY ALL TYPES OF LIBRARIES, (2) CONTROVERSIAL DISCUSSION CENTERS ON THE TECHNICIAN'S ROLE, DUTIES, EMPLOYMENT PROBLEMS AND TRAINING, (3) NEW ORGANIZATIONS HAVE BEEN FORMED, (4) SURVEYS, STUDIES, CONFERENCES AND COMMITTEES ARE BEING SPONSORED BY THE U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION, PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL BODIES, AND (5) THE NUMBER OF TRAINING PROGRAMS IS INCREASING RAPIDLY. THE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF 43 ITEMS CONSISTS OF DOCUMENTS REFERRED TO IN THE REVIEW ARTICLE. (AUTHOR)
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