ERIC Number: ED220089
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Recruitment of Library School Teachers in Developing Countries. Occasional Paper No. 26.
Ilomo, C. S.
In this essay, the major issues involved in the recruitment and selection of qualified faculty for library schools in developing countries are considered, with frequent references to faculty recruitment practices and policies which have proven effective in developed countries such as the United States and Great Britain. The topics addressed include standards for education in librarianship, success in faculty recruitment, the "ideal" faculty, the importance of doctoral degrees in candidate evaluation, the importance of library experience for library educators, the importance of teaching and research skills in library education, and the role of faculty publications in developing a library school's academic reputation. A 50-item reference list accompanies the text. (JL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tanzania Library Service, Dar es Salaam.
Note: For related documents, see IR 010 288-295, IR 010 297-299, and IR 010 306.