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de Alwis Jayasuriya, Gina; Riyaz, Aminath; Majid, Shaheen; Prabu, Nirmal – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
Due to many factors, particularly developments in technology, LIS professionals need to continuously refresh and upgrade their knowledge and skills through participation in continuing professional development (CPD) activities. The objective of this pilot study was to understand LIS employees' perceptions, motivation, assessment, and preference for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Librarian Attitudes, Capacity Building, Professional Continuing Education
Lankes, R. David; Stephens, Michael; Arjona, Melissa – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
During a program titled "Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture," co-sponsored by the Salzburg Global Seminar (SGS) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), one of the discussion groups developed recommendations for skills needed by librarians and museum professionals in today's connected and…
Descriptors: Libraries, Museums, Librarians, Professional Personnel
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Tosaka, Yugi; Park, Jung-ran – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2014
This study aims at gaining a better understanding of the current state and needs of RDA training among cataloging and metadata practitioners. Using nationwide survey data focusing on the academic library sector, this study finds that while training activities since RDA's release in 2010 show a positive correlation with catalogers' levels of RDA…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Academic Libraries, Continuing Education, Training