ERIC Number: ED214512
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Aug
Reference Count: 0
International Federation of Library Associations Annual Conference Papers. Education and Research Division: Library Schools and Other Training Aspects, and Round Table on Library History Sections (47th, Leipzig, East Germany, August 17-22, 1981).
Wagenbreth, Hildegard; And Others
This group of six papers centers on the development of library schools and the training of library personnel. "The Status of Professional Groups in Libraries and Library Education in the GDR," by Hildegard Wagenbreth and Helmut Kubitschek, East Germany, describes the training programs, apprenticeships, courses, and admission criteria of various colleges and universities for three groups of professional library personnel. Another paper from the same country, "The Subject Library History in the Training of Librarians in the GDR," by Alexander Greguletz, discusses the general principles and structure of programs to train librarians in library history. Discussions of the role of information infrastructures in developing countries and integrating library and information science education with museology and other disciplines are included in a paper from India, "Integrated Education for Librarianship and Allied Disciplines," by P.N. Kaula; seven references are listed. "Education for Librarianship and Inservice Training in Libya," by Mabruka O. Meherk of that country, presents a chronological history of library development in Libya and discusses institutions and courses offered there. Significant developments of paraprofessional training in the library/media field are described in "Education for Supportive Staff in the United States and Canada," by Josephine Riss Fang of the United States, and an Australian paper, "Library Management and the Education of Support Staff," by Edward R. Reid-Smith, includes a review of the status of library assistants in various countries. The last two papers have extensive reference lists. (RBP)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers: Australia; East Germany; India; Libya; United States
Note: Best available copy. For other conference papers, see ED 213 431-438 and IR 010 067-075.