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Ndumu, Ana; Chancellor, Renate – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
This article revisits Rosemary DuMont's 1986 articles on Black librarianship and racial attitudes in LIS. The first part addresses missing or limited coverage on the library schools at five historically Black colleges and universities: Alabama A&M University, Clark Atlanta University, University of the District of Columbia, Hampton University,…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Library Education, Information Science Education, Racial Discrimination
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Luetkemeyer, Jennifer; Adams, Tempestt; Davis, Jewel; Redmond, Theresa; Hash, Peaches – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
This article reports on the preliminary results of a pedagogical experiment instituted by a community of practice (CoP) called the Creativity Collaborative, which is composed of scholars from varying disciplines, backgrounds, and scholarship interests: library and information science, technical education, academic librarianship, media literacy,…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Teaching Methods, Communities of Practice, Library Education
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Gibson, Amelia N. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
Previous studies have established particular patterns of inequity, micro, and macro-aggressions that affect faculty of color at U.S. universities. This article provides an autoethnographic perspective on the experiences of women of color in LIS. It focuses specifically on the ways that prioritizing comfort and civility over equity and justice can…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Diversity (Faculty), Minority Group Teachers
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Worthington, Becca – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
Children's librarians are often required to be performers. The purpose of the study reported in this paper was to determine the degree to which the Masters of Library Science (MLS) programs accredited by the American Library Association currently incorporate theatrical and performance-based training. A quantitative content analysis was conducted…
Descriptors: Libraries, Childrens Literature, Library Education, Masters Programs
Flaherty, Mary Grace; Miller, David – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2016
Rural residents are at a disadvantage with regard to health status and access to health promotion activities. In many rural communities, public libraries offer support through health information provision; there are also opportunities for engagement in broader community health efforts. In a collaborative effort between an academic researcher and a…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Rural Areas, Community Change, Change Agents
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Bird, Nora J.; Crumpton, Michael A. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2014
The focus of literature on the role of internship has been on whether and how such activity benefits the student. A model is proposed that examines what happens for both the practitioner supervisor and the LIS educator during an internship experience. Is it possible that all participants learn from the experience and how can that learning be…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Library Education, Supervisors, College Faculty
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Ivins, Tammy – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2013
There is a lack of information in the literature about the sources used for research by modern Master of Library and Information Science students in the United States, and so the objective of this project is to understand the use of periodical articles by these students. Specifically: do articles play a major role in student research, how current…
Descriptors: Library Education, Information Science Education, College Students, Periodicals
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Becnel, Kim; O'Shea, Patrick – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2013
This paper describes the design of an innovative educational experience that took place during the summer of 2011 with a cohort of library science students at Appalachian State University. This group of students, working online in their own virtual public libraries, engaged in an extended epistemic game that required the participants to undertake…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Library Administration, Library Education, Educational Games