ERIC Number: ED242339
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun-9
Reference Count: 0
Research Libraries and Library Schools. Proceedings of a Meeting of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries and the Canadian Council of Library Schools (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, June 9, 1982).
Canadian Association of Research Libraries, Montreal (Quebec).
This conference brought together Canadian library school deans and directors of Canadian academic and research libraries to discuss the education of librarians. Following introductory remarks by Anne Woodsworth, papers presented include: (1) "Curricular Needs," in which Margot B. McBurney summarizes survey results and recent activities related to library directors' perceptions of skills required for librarians; (2) "Constraints of Accreditation," by Norman Horrocks; (3) "Internships," in which Robert Lee describes reactions of student interns, library administrators, and library educators to intern programs; (4) "Role of Internship in Library Education," in which Katherine H. Packer discusses library internships from the point of view of library educators and describes the types of internship programs available at seven Canadian library schools; (5) "Future Needs for University Librarians," in which Paul-Emile Filion presents the results of a 1982 survey of employment opportunities at member libraries of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL); (6) "Enrollment and Recruitment in Library Science Professional Programs," in which William J. Kurmey presents data on the number of applications, acceptances, and enrollments in Canadian library schools; (7) "Experience: Foundation or Impediment to the Effective Teaching of Librarianship," in which Alan H. MacDonald discusses work-experience and operational research opportunities as means for library educators to keep abreast of the current library workplace situation; and (8) "Faculty Experience and Research," in which W. J. Cameron describes ways in which faculty members renew their practical experience and the kinds of research conducted in library schools. Also presented are summaries of conference discussions, a list of conference participants, a conference agenda, and suggestions for further points of discussion. (ESR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Canadian Association of Research Libraries, Montreal (Quebec).