ERIC Number: ED256361
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Education in Library and Information Science. Proceedings of the International Conference (Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, May 21-26, 1984).
Mihel, Ivan, Ed.; Tudor-Silovic, Neva, Ed.
Informatologia Yugoslavica, sep spec n6 p1-134 1984
An international conference attended by 59 participants from 12 countries was organized to present Yugoslavia as a case study to the international audience, to bring to the Yugoslav audience a variety of international experiences in library and information science education and training, and to acquaint participants with some of the new perspectives and conceptual changes that are taking place in the field. A foreword and introductory remarks are followed by six papers comprising a case study of Yugoslavia: "Library Education in Croatia: State of the Art and Trends" (Lj. Markic-Cucukovic); "An Approach to Education in Information Sciences at Universities in Croatia" (N. Prelog); "A Draft for Organizing a Postgraduate Course in Information Science at the University of Skopje" (Z. Pejova); "Postgraduate Programme of Librarianship, Documentation and Information Science at the University of Zagreb" (V. Muljevic); "Bibliometric Analysis of Master Theses in Information Sciences (Postgraduate Studies in Librarianship, Archivistics, Museology and Information Science, 1961-1984, Zagreb, Yugoslavia)" (M. Tudjman, M. Milas, N. Tudor-Silovic, D. Boras); and "Library and Information Science Education for Yugoslavia: An External View of Needs and Problems" (W. L. Saunders). The next section comprises 12 papers revealing international experiences and approaches: (1) "The Structure of Library and Information Science Education in the United Kingdom" (B. Cronin); (2) "Much Ado about Little--Education for Research in Library and Information Science in the Nordic Countries (S. Schwarz); (3) "Current Technological Developments and Their Impact on Education in Library and Information Science Programs in Latin America" (A. Araya Marin); (4) "Library Education and Training for Sub-Professionals in Developing Countries" (E. D. T. Kularatne); (5) "Continuing Education and Training: The International Experience of the British Council" (D. Gunton); (6) "Contribution of UNESCO in the Education and Training of Information Specialists" (K. Roberts); (7) "User of Information Education through School Libraries" (T. Blazekovic); (8) "The Role of Information Science Education for Social Scientists and the Development of Information Activities" (S. Splichal); (9) "Education for New Professional Roles in the Information Society" (M. L. Dosa); (10) "Education for the Information Professions: The International Trends toward an Integrated Approach to the Education of Information Professionals" (B. Rugaas); (11) "Information Science Education for the 80s" (G. Wersig); and (12) "Expanding Horizons: Trends in Education for Library and Information Science" (B. Cronin). Final remarks and a list of resource persons and participants conclude the report. (THC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Evaluative; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Zagreb Univ. (Yugoslavia). Inst. for Educational Research.
Identifiers - Location: Yugoslavia