ERIC Number: ED197723
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Allerton Invitational Conference on Education for Health Sciences Librarianship. Proceedings of a Conference (Monticello, Illinois, April 2-4, 1979).
Berk, Robert A., Ed.
The conference described in this report had five objectives: to examine the existing curricula for medical librarianship in accredited library school programs; to examine trends in post-master's training programs for health sciences librarianship; to explore the relationship between graduate education for health sciences librarianship and the delivery of continuing education in this field; to examine the relationship between competencies required for certification and existing educational processes; and to produce guidelines for designing new or revising existing curricula in health sciences librarianship. The keynote and six position papers, along with responses, discussions, and recommendations, are included: (1) Pragmatism and Intellection in Medical Library Education, by Estelle Brodman; (2) Standards for Graduate Education Programs in Health Sciences Librarianship, by Martha Jane K. Zachert; (3) The Place of Specialization in the Master's Degree Program, by Russell E. Bidlack; (4) Education for Health Sciences Librarianship: The Master's Curriculum Component, by Pauline V. Angione and Diana Northup; (5) Post-Master's Training Programs for Health Sciences Librarianship, by Louise Darling; (6) MLA Certification in Relation to Graduate, Postgraduate, and Continuing Education Programs, by Phyllis Mirsky; and (7) The Relationship Between Graduate Education and Continuing Education in Health Sciences Librarianship, by Jo Ann Bell and Fred W. Roper. (FM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Library of Medicine (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: Medical Library Association, Chicago, IL.