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Villagran, Michele A. L.; Pampapura Madali, Nayana; Green, Amanda S.; Hawamdeh, Suliman – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
Information ethics governs the way in which information is created, manipulated, and used. The integration of ethical values in education and coursework has been of interest in many fields, including the discipline of library and information science (LIS). Integrating information ethics in library and information science education and research is…
Descriptors: Information Management, Ethics, Content Analysis, Information Science
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Dobreski, Brian; Zhu, Xiaohua; Ridenour, Laura; Yang, Tao – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
Within LIS education, information organization (IO) and information retrieval (IR) are two well-established, foundational, and conceptually interlinked areas of study. They have long maintained a strong presence in the core curriculum, through either dedicated or combined courses. Recent trends in LIS education have seen a greater reliance on a…
Descriptors: Information Retrieval, Library Education, Course Descriptions, Content Analysis
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Ren, Xiaoai; Alemanne, Nicole D.; Colson, Lenese M. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
According to the American Library Association (ALA), organizational sustainability requires social equity, and serving diverse populations is mandated in the ALA Library Bill of Rights and its Policy Manual on Diversity. Preparation to serve diverse and marginalized populations is a key ingredient in creating the type of resilient leaders needed…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Masters Degrees, Masters Programs
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VanScoy, Amy; Julien, Heidi; Harding, Alison – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
The practice of reference and information service (RIS) should be based on an understanding of how users seek information to fill information needs and of what they do with that information once they have found it. RIS professional education, therefore, should provide students with a strong grounding in information behavior. This study explores if…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Library Services, Library Education, Graduate Study
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Fraser-Arnott, Melissa – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
This study compares library and information studies (LIS) departmental websites from 1999, 2009, and 2019 to explore the evolution of program promotion practices. Websites were analyzed using the 7Ps Marketing Mix model to explore how programs were marketed across this timeframe. Similar promotional messages were used across the years, but a key…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Library Schools, College Programs
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VanScoy, Amy; Julien, Heidi; Harding, Alison – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
Information behavior is an important area of conceptual knowledge for reference service providers, as it provides structure for understanding users' information seeking and use. This study explores the extent to which information behavior theories, models, and concepts have been integrated into professional education for reference and information…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Users (Information), Behavior Patterns, Reference Services
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Yoon, Ayoung; Murillo, Angela P.; Anders McNally, Paula – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
Following a revolution in digital information and technological development, both the need for and opportunities in digital preservation education have been growing over the last 30 years. This study aimed to examine digital preservation course content through an analysis of course syllabi to understand what is taught in library schools through…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Course Descriptions, Preservation, Electronic Libraries
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Zavalina, Oksana L.; Burke, Mary – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
The quality of metadata has a direct effect on the ability to find, identify, select, obtain, and explore information; therefore, training to create high-quality metadata is an important, yet challenging, task for LIS educators. To provide such training effectively, instructors need to develop a vision for where best to focus their efforts,…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Metadata, Instructional Effectiveness, Graduate Students
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Washington Durr, Angel Krystina – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Data-science employment opportunities of varied complexity and environment are in growing demand across the globe. Data science as a discipline potentially offers a wealth of jobs to prospective employees, while traditional information science-based roles continue to decrease as budgets get cut across the United States. Since, historically, data…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Data, Information Science Education, Occupational Information
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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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Hackney, S. E.; Handel, Dinah; Hezekiah, Bianca; Hochman, Jessica; Lau, Amy; Sula, Chris Alen – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2018
This paper is based on statistical and qualitative analysis of library and information science (LIS) literature. Our study asks the question of whether, and if so, how, and how often, the discourse generated by scholarly literature in LIS engages discussion about identity in LIS, what topics are covered, and whether the articles engage praxis, or…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Professional Identity, Visualization, Library Science
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Ondrusek, Anita L.; Ren, Xiaoai; Yang, Changwoo – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
Online searching is a skill that all professional programs educating librarians consider an essential part of their curricula. However, investigations of online searching behavior have centered almost exclusively on end users, and there have been no recent formal studies that explore the online searching behaviors of MLIS students. In this study,…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Learning Strategies, Masters Programs, Graduate Students
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Zins, Chaim; Santos, Placida L. V. A. C. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
The study presented in this article is aimed to improve the academic education in the field of library and information science by structuring the curricular and pedagogical reasoning that shapes the contents of undergraduate academic programs. It was composed of two methodological phases. The first phase was a systematic Critical Delphi study with…
Descriptors: Library Education, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Delphi Technique
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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
Zhang, Jane – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2016
Electronic records management has been incorporated into the archival curriculum in North America since the 1990s. This study reported in this paper provides a systematic analysis of the content of electronic records management (ERM) courses currently taught in archival education programs. Through the analysis of course combinations and their…
Descriptors: Archives, Electronic Libraries, Information Management, Information Science Education
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