ERIC Number: ED439707
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report: Doctoral Program Committee, Academic Year 1996-97.
Lievrouw, Leah A.; Leazer, Greg; Lynch, Beverly; Abler, Susan; Mediavilla, Cynthia
This document summarizes the activities of the University of California, Los Angeles's (UCLA's) Department of Library and Information Science (DLIS) Doctoral Program Committee, 1996-97. These activities are organized into two main areas: Operations and Students. Doctoral Program Committee (DPC) operations outlined include: preparing major policy documents; drafting and submitting a proposal to the U.S. Department of Education for continuation of three doctoral fellowships in LIS; completing updates for the three area reading lists used by students to help prepare for the written qualifying examinations; summarizing the results of the 1995-96 curriculum review; preparing a proposal to the Graduate Division for changes to the Ph.D. program; and purchasing and installing new computer workstations and research software. The document then focuses on DLIS doctoral students and discusses: admissions and recruitment efforts; qualifying exams; dissertation defense; and financial awards. Selected DLIS Ph.D. student accomplishments and the 1997-98 Annual Report are appended. (AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Dept. of Library and Information Science.