ERIC Number: ED542582
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1938
Reference Count: 0
Professional Library Education: Introducing the Library. Bulletin, 1937, No. 23
Beust, Nora E.
Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior
The increasing importance of the library in modern society has increased the demand for well-qualified persons to serve in various types of libraries with their numerous specialized departments. Librarianship, in common with other professions, has its distinctly specialized fields.'The purpose of this bulletin is to give the prospective library school student information about libraries and the library profession that will help him to determine for himself the vocational possibilities in the library field and the kinds of preparation required for the various fields of service. Counselors in high schools and colleges, library trustees, and others who wish to inform themselves of the place and varied functions of the library in modern society may also find material of interest in this bulletin. (Contains 54 footnotes.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
Descriptors: Library Services, Library Schools, Library Education, Public Libraries, Librarians, Library Materials, Academic Libraries, Colleges, Schools of Education, School Libraries, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools, Special Libraries, Professional Associations, Curriculum, Graduate Study, Undergraduate Study, Certification, Standards
Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: United States Department of the Interior, Office of Education (ED)