ERIC Number: ED356778
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
IFLA General Conference, 1992. Presession Seminar on the Status, Reputation, and Image of the Library and Information Profession. Papers.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, London (England).
Seven papers are presented from the presession of the 1992 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) conference dealing with the status and reputation of the library and information professions, which continue to suffer a lack of image in society. Suggestions for improving the status of the library and information science professions are offered. The following papers are included: (1) "The Social and Professional Responsibilities of the Profession" (Pawan K. Gupta); (2) "Improving the Market Value of the Profession: Educational Requirements" (Christine O. Kisiedu); (3) "Image, Status and Reputation: Some Observations" (Russell Bowden); (4) "Management of Professional Associations: Guidelines" (David R. Bender); (5) "Statutory Recognition of Library and Information Profession" (A. O. Banjo); (6) "Improving the Market Value of the Profession: Increasing Recognition" (Elizabeth C. Reade Fong); and (7) "Perceptions of the Status of the Profession" (Maria Elena Zapata Z.) References follow most papers. (SLD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, London (England).