ERIC Number: ED231366
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Learning in Progress. A Study of Continuing Library Education in North Carolina.
Wright, Joan; Zweizig, Douglas
A faceted classification scheme was developed for use as the conceptual foundation of two surveys which were conducted in order to gain a current and comprehensive picture of continuing library education (CLE) in North Carolina. The scheme structured a database that, when computerized, will allow flexible search capabilities and easy updating. In the first survey, 47 current CLE providers were interviewed to gain information about them and their offerings. For a consumer survey, 1,032 employed staff and 47 trustees completed questionnaires about their CLE experiences and interests. The detailed results of these surveys appear in this report, as well as conclusions and recommendations of the study. Included are a comparison of the consumers' view of CLE with information about CLE gathered from providers, recommendations for the development of CLE, and considerations for the CLE planning process in North Carolina. A total of 49 tables and 35 figures are provided. Appendices comprise the interview form for the providers' survey; the consumer questionnaire and cover letter; the trustee survey; and sample forms for provider listings, continuing library education opportunity (CLEO) descriptions, and CLEO listings in a "Directory of Providers" and an "Inventory of CLE Opportunities" (created under separate cover). (ESR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: North Carolina State Library, Raleigh.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh.
Identifiers: North Carolina; User Needs