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ERIC Number: EJ1106884
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jul
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1531-2542
Academic Librarians and Project Management: An International Study
Serrano, Silvia Cobo; Avilés, Rosario Arquero
portal: Libraries and the Academy, v16 n3 p465-475 Jul 2016
Because information and documentation units in libraries have responsibility for an ever-increasing number of projects, this paper aims at analyzing the discipline of project management in library and information science (LIS) from a professional perspective. To that end, the researchers employed quantitative and qualitative methodology based on a questionnaire of 17 items sent to academic librarians. The questions dealt with the geographic origin and institutional affiliation of the respondents, the education of the librarians, their professional experience, and the library projects in which they have been involved. The survey also asked about the presence of project management as courses in library and information science studies.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; Australia; New Zealand; North America; South America