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Singh, Rajesh; Widén, Gunilla – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Movies appeal to people globally and can be used as a very valuable intellectual exercise in understanding diverse workplace settings, stimulating curiosity toward other cultures, and learning the nuances of leading and managing in a global information context. This study demonstrates how a learning experience involving movies can be utilized in…
Descriptors: Films, Leadership Training, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes
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Valenti, Sandra; Sutton, Sarah – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
This action research study is being used to inform the faculty researchers at a Midwestern university regarding the perceptions of adjunct faculty located across the United States involved with their participation in Virtual Communities of Practice (VCoPs). These data were collected as part of an ongoing effort to increase the exchange of ideas…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Participation
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Wei, Mingkun; Chumg, Hao-Fan; Li, Danyang; Li, Xinlai – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
The evolution of information science education in China has changed over time. This paper studies library and information science education from the perspective of bibliometrics. Following a literature review, this research discusses the stages of library and information science education in China and concludes that China has increasingly paid…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Library Education, Information Science Education, Bibliometrics
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Clarke, Rachel Ivy – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Future MLIS graduates need to be collaborative, creative, socially innovative, flexible, and adaptable problem solvers--characteristics demonstrated by people with backgrounds in design. Yet design, especially as an epistemological framework, seems underrepresented in master's level library education. This work explores the current landscape of…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Design, Library Education, Course Content
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Choi, Youngok – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
This article describes the development of a curriculum specialization, Cultural Heritage Information Management (CHIM), at a library and information science (LIS) graduate program. It was designed to address market needs, created by the convergence of practice in libraries, archives, and museums (LAMs) of emerging practices in managing unique…
Descriptors: Specialization, Competency Based Education, Library Education, Graduate Study
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Ma, Jinxuan; Stahl, Lynne; Price, Catherine – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
With the aim of informing specialized graduate curriculum development, this two-phase study seeks to identify and bridge gaps in expectation and preparation between and among employers of health information professionals (HIPs), aspiring HIPs, and library and information science (LIS) graduate curricula. Building upon a scoping review of emerging…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Curriculum Development, Specialization, Information Scientists
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Hider, Philip; Kennan, Mary Anne – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
This article explores two considerations in the push toward joint "LAM" (Library, Archive, and Museum) programs of education and research: the organizational proximity of departments and schools of library and information studies (LIS) and museum studies (MS); and the degree to which individual scholars of LIS and MS share publishing…
Descriptors: Libraries, Museums, Library Education, College Programs
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Guzik, Elysia; Griffin, Brian; Hartel, Jenna – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
This paper presents a case study of two types of multimedia resources that were integrated as supplementary learning materials into the design and delivery of two different graduate courses on the historical foundations of library and information science (LIS): video and audio lectures from an online course on the history of information…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Multimedia Instruction, Graduate Study
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Elkins, Aaron, J.; Hollister, Jonathan M. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Gaming provides a number of social and educational benefits, and while games are present to an extent in American libraries, content related to supporting games and gaming in libraries is largely lacking in library programs in the United States. The researchers used a survey to determine factors that affected LIS educators' inclinations to include…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Library Education, Curriculum Evaluation, College Faculty
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Pionke, J. J. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
This study explored library graduate student perceptions of their readiness for and comfort levels in doing activities related to accessibility and disability. The study also aimed to determine the training needs of library graduate students. A survey with both quantitative and qualitative questions was developed, snowball sampling was used, and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Accessibility (for Disabled), Graduate Students, Library Education
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Weston, Paul Gabriele – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Founded in 1934, the Vatican School of Librarianship, in its early days, aimed at forming both secular and religious librarians following the North American library tradition. Later on, teaching has been largely based on international standards. A brief outline of the initial setting of the School is provided. Presently, the School includes eight…
Descriptors: Library Education, Library Schools, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Raju, Jaya – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
In the context of an evolving digitally-oriented library and/or information science (LIS) discipline and framed by Andrew Abbott's Chaos of Disciplines theory, this article presents an epistemological overview of evolving competency requirements for a global digital information environment and the implications of this for future LIS education. In…
Descriptors: Library Education, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Competence
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Matusiak, Krystyna K.; Bright, Kawanna – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Training in research methodology is an essential component of educating twenty-first century information professionals and library practitioners. Traditionally, competencies in library and information science (LIS) education emphasized the fundamental knowledge of research methods and critical skills in evaluating the findings. However, librarians…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Courses, Masters Programs, Library Education
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Lankes, R. David – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Library science is getting harder to teach. The variety in libraries of all types is increasing as more and more mold themselves to their communities rather than field-wide norms. How can library science education change to meet the new variety, and the variety in a post-neutrality world? The author proposes new metrics for evaluating the…
Descriptors: Library Education, Educational Change, Program Effectiveness, Evaluation Criteria
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Vincenti, Raffaella – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
On August 30, 2019, the Vatican Library hosted a satellite IFLA conference on topics related to education for professionals, exactly 90 years after the first international conference was held in Rome, when the IFLA was officially named and its first statute was established. This paper was presented at the satellite conference to briefly summarize…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Churches, Libraries, International Organizations
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