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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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Tammaro, Anna Maria; Manfredi, Antonio; Berloco, Anna; De Castro, Giulia; Distilo, Mariangela – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Since its beginning, IFLA has been concerned with education and training, creating guidelines and standards for educational quality. Ninety years after the first IFLA Conference, IFLA Satellite returned to the Vatican Library with the aim of stimulating a high-level conversation on the future of librarians. This article is a reflection on the…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Library Education, Global Approach, Library Associations
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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