ERIC Number: EJ603705
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Preparing Information Professionals for the Next Century.
Stueart, Robert D.
Education for Information, v16 n3 p243-51 Sep 1998
Considers the preparation of future professionals who know and understand the nature of information and how it is used and managed in the larger context of political, economic, social, and technological issues. Discusses curriculum for information studies; its interdisciplinarity; faculty; theory versus practice; distributed learning; continuing education; and user services. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Futures (of Society), Information Management, Information Science Education, Information Scientists, Information Utilization, Interdisciplinary Approach, Library Services, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Development, Teacher Role, Theory Practice Relationship, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A