ERIC Number: EJ496643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Persistent Issues in Library and Information Science Education in Africa.
Alemna, A. A.
Education for Information, v12 n4 p429-36 Dec 1994
Discusses issues relating to library and information science education in Africa. Topics include a historical background; professional recognition; standards; student recruitment; physical facilities; relevance of the curricula; financial constraints; research degrees; continuing education; paraprofessional library staff training; employment opportunities; and future possibilities. (19 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Developing Nations, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance, Employment Opportunities, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Information Science Education, Library Technicians, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Recognition, Standards, Student Recruitment
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Historical Materials; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa