ERIC Number: ED354011
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Information Manpower Forecasting. Papers Presented at the FID/ET Seminar (Espoo, Finland, August 24-27, 1988).
Dosa, Marta L., Ed.; Froehlich, Thomas J., Ed.
This collection contains 20 papers written by educators, administrators and information scientists who had conducted manpower surveys in the library and information fields: (1) "Background and Evolution of Educational Planning and Forecasting for Information Manpower" (Yves Courrier); (2) "Indicators for the Emerging Information Market" (Nick Moore); (3) "Information Scientists in the English-Speaking Caribbean: Challenges and Responses in the Development Process" (Gloria Greene, Reive Robb); (4) "National Survey on Manpower in Libraries, Information Centres and Archives in Thailand" (Suwakhon Phadungath); (5) "Predicting the Future: Manpower Forecasting for the Library and Information Professions in Southern Africa" (J. R. Neill, D. M. Mbaakanyi); (6) "Problems in Forecasting Manpower Needs" (Monique Jucquois-Delpierre); (7) "Electronic Measures for Human Resource Research" (Anthony Debons, Mariano Maura-Sardo, Anne Thompson); (8) "The Intersection of Communication and Information: Implications for Human Resources Forecasting" (Royal Colle); (9) "Monitoring the Library and Information Workforce in the U.K." (Christopher Turner, Felicity Bray); (10) "The Information Professionals: A Study in an Emerging Industry" (Gale Moore); (11) "Information Personnel Surveys: The Moroccan Experience" (Mohammed Benjelloun); (12) "Professional Profile of the Librarian in Colombia" (Martha Alicia Perez, Maria Clemicia Molina); (13) "A Survey of Hebrew University Library Science Graduates, 1957-1984" (Bluma Peritz, Tamar Shagam); (14) "Employment Patterns and Curriculum Development" (F. E. Wood); (15) "Use of the Delphi Method in Library and Information Science Curriculum Development and Revision in Developing Countries" (Jaime Robredo, Tanja Botelho, A. R. E. Corte); (16) "A Historical Survey of the Different Methods of Qualitative Analysis Used by the CEREQ for Studying Jobs in Information and Data Processing" (Diane Barrat); (17) "Manpower Survey and Analysis for Library and Information Sciences in Kenya" (Joseph Ojiambo); (18) "Malaysian Manpower Survey of Libraries, Information Services and Archives: 1986" (Molina Nijhar, Norma Abu Seman); (19) "Manpower and Training Needs in Archives and Records Management" (Michael Cook); and (20) "Cataloguing Rules and Database Production--Implications for Manpower Training in a Developing Country" (Bjorn Tell). Most of the papers include references. (KRN)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Employment Patterns, Foreign Countries, Information Science Education, Information Scientists, Labor Needs, Library Personnel, Library Surveys, Long Range Planning, Occupational Surveys, Predictive Measurement, Questionnaires, Research Methodology, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). General Information Programme.
Identifiers - Location: United States