ERIC Number: ED329288
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Aug
IFLA General Conference, 1990. Division of Education and Research: Section of Education and Training; Section of Library Theory and Research; Library History, Round Table; Research in Reading, Round Table; Editors of Library Journals, Round Table; and Continuing Professional Education, Round Table; Joint Workshop Papers. Booklet 7.
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
The 21 papers in this collection were presented at the meetings of two sections and three round tables of the Division of Education and Research: (1) "Library and Information Services in Culturally Diverse Communities" (Cheryl Metoyer-Duran); (2) "Library Education in a Pluralistic Society" (Shmuel Sever); (3) "Each One an Individual: International Students in United States Library and Information Science Programs" (Julie Tallman); (4) "Instructing the User or Improving the System: Research and User Feedback for Interactive Library Catalogues" (Micheline Hancock-Beaulieu); (5) "La investigacion bibliotecologia en Mexico: por que, y para que" (Librarianship Research in Mexico: The Why and the What For) (Estela Morales); (6) "Scholars Seek Information: Information Seeking Behaviour and Information Needs of Humanities Scholars" (Harriet Lonnqvist); (7) "Bringing Rural Librarianship to Canada in the 1930s" (Maxine K. Rochester); (8) "Literacy and Reading in Iceland" (Darlene E. Weingand): (9) "Development in Reading in Yugoslavia" (Durda Mesic); (10) "The Possibility of Comparative Study on Children's and Young People's Reading Habits" (Jadwiga Hildengarda Kolodziejska); (11) "The Serial 'Librarianship and Bibliography Abroad' within the Professional Library Press System in the USSR" (Olga A. Diakonova and Olga V. Timokhina); (12) "The Study Circle Library in a Historical Perspective" (Lars Arvidson); (13) "In Search of the Informed Citizen: Study Circles as Bridges between Libraries and Learning" (Kenneth Abrahamsson); (14) "Need and Priority Areas for Continuing Education for Sub and Professional Information, Library and Archives Personnel in Tanzania" (Julita Nawe); (15) "The Continuum of Library Education: Maintaining Competence through the Professional Worklife" (Darlene E. Weingand); (16) "Continuing Education: An Australian Perspective" (Fay Nicholson and Angela Bridgland); (17) "Distance Education in Library and Information Science Education" (Fred W. Roper); (18) "Open and Distance Learning in Continuing Education" (Borje Holmberg); (19) "CPE (Continuing Professional Education) on the Management of Change in Academic and Research Libraries" (Riitta Makinen); (20) "U.S. Government Support for Continuing Professional Education for Librarians" (Anne J. Mathews and Thomas C. Phelps); and (21) "Adult Learning in Study Circles" (Henry Blid). (MAB)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cultural Pluralism, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Information Seeking, Library Catalogs, Library Education, Library Research, Library Services, Literacy Education, Professional Continuing Education, Public Libraries, Reading Habits, Reading Research, Research Libraries, Study Facilities, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).
Note: Papers presented at the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) General Conference (56th, Stockholm, Sweden, August 18-24, 1990). Booklet 7 contains 13 papers, one of which is in Spanish. In addition, 8 papers are appended to this document.