ERIC Number: EJ577759
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Modeling the Engineering Information Professional.
Holland, Maurita Peterson
Science & Technology Libraries, v17 n2 p31-43 1998
Proposes a model for educating information professionals based on three requirements that underlie all information service: academic preparation in digital librarianship; education and practice to cultivate change management and interpersonal skills; and a practicum to develop technological perspective and provide a future orientation. Builds on the basic model to lay out a design for educating engineering information professionals. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Change, Electronic Libraries, Engineering, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Management, Information Services, Information Technology, Leadership, Librarians, Library Education, Models, Practicums, Reference Services, Science Libraries, Scientific and Technical Information, Special Libraries, Users (Information)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal availability: The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice St., Binghamton, NY 13904-1580. Theme issue: "Sci/Tech Librarianship: Education and Training."