ERIC Number: ED356798
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
State of the Modern Information Professional, 1992-1993. An International View of the State of the Information Professional and the Information Profession in 1992-1993. FID Occasional Paper 4.
International Federation for Information and Documentation, The Hague (Netherlands).
The following 14 papers are provided: (1) "Perfil del profesional de la informacion en Venezuela" with a synopsis in English: "Profile of the Information Professional in Venezuela" (A. D. Anton and M. S. de Arenas); (2) "The Modern Information Professional in the Caribbean Setting" (D. Douglas); (3) "Development of Information Professionals and Paraprofessionals in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, with Special Reference to the Commonwealth of Dominica" (S. Evan-Wong); (4) "To Experience a Connection; In Search of a New Information Professional for Latin America" (I. Paez-Urdaneta); (5) "Information Intrapreneuring and Entrepreneuring" (A. S. Warner); (6) "The Information Professional in Denmark" (J. Christensen); (7) "The Great Variety of Roles and Careers for Modern Information Professionals in Finland: A Review of the Current Situation and Signs of Change" (M. Karivalo and R. Launo); (8) "Information Policy in New Circumstances in the Region of Central and Eastern Europe, with Special Regard to Hungary" (G. Rozsa); (9) "Education and Training as a Key to Professional Success" (E. Simon); (10) "Darwinism Extremis: Evolution for Survival: A New Breed of Information Professionals for the 21st Century" (L. R. Baker); (11) "Information Professionals in Malaysia: Roles, Careers, and Development" (R. A. Yaacob and L. bin Hashim); (12) "Information Professional: Agent of Cultural Preservation and Promotion in Africa" (M. N. Lelo); (13) "Roles, Careers and Prospects for Tomorrow's Information Professional in French Speaking Sub-Saharan Africa" synopsis of"Roles, Carrieres et Perspectives du Professionnel de l'Information de Demain en Afrique Subsaharienne Francophone" (O. Sagna); and (14) "The Changing Information Society: Changing the Information Professional" (M. Hill). Author biographical sketches are included. (Contains 153 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Information Needs, Information Scientists, Information Services, Information Technology, International Studies, Librarians, Postsecondary Education, Professional Education, Professional Training, Profiles
International Federation for Information and Documentation, P.O. Box 90402, 2509 LK The Hague, Netherlands.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation for Information and Documentation, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Denmark; Dominica; Finland; Hungary; Malaysia; Venezuela