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Sarah Voels – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
The Master's degree is a necessary step for any library and information science professional who wants to advance in the field. This requires potential students to go through the graduate school application process, which often includes additional requirements set by the School of Information (or equivalent college). Application requirements offer…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, College Admission, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Bradley J. Wiles – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
This article offers a perspective on teacher education and training for doctoral students in LIS PhD programs. It discusses literature related to doctoral teacher education and training generally and in the LIS discipline in particular and provides an analysis of teacher education curricular offerings and requirements in doctoral programs based in…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Library Science, Information Science, Doctoral Students
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Lenese M. Colson; Nicole D. Alemanne; Changwoo Yang – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
This article describes the evolution of a required Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) research methods course moving to a focus on evidence-based library and information practice (EBLIP). It describes how a research methods course was revised, beginning with results from a "typical" course review and morphing into work that…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Library Science, Information Science, Masters Degrees
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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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Vamanu, Iulian – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
This article argues that the MLIS curriculum should offer information ethics courses that enable future information professionals to develop their imaginative powers through close study and discussion of fiction. LIS students reading ethical theory and fiction bring the two into conversation and as a result reach a better understanding of both.…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Masters Degrees, Curriculum
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Ndumu, Ana; Villagran, Michele A. L.; Sandoval-Sall, Vilma; Grunberg, Kirsten; Tadena, Laura; Santillan, Roman; Bromir, N. Yasmin – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
Immigrants are essential library constituents. This article presents the outcomes of a pilot, self-paced mini-course to introduce US immigrants to the library and information science (LIS) field. Data from student assessment and focus groups suggest that, with curricular and design improvements, the mini-course can help recruit skilled or degreed…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Library Science, Information Science, Program Effectiveness
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Rosenfeld, Ariel; Elmalech, Avshalom – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
Many Library and Information Science (LIS) training programs are gradually expanding their curricula to include computational data science courses such as supervised and unsupervised machine learning. These programs focus on developing both "classic" information science competencies as well as core data science competencies among their…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Information Science, Data Science, Competence
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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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Igere, Mercy A. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
In recent times, there has been an observed stagnation of lecturers in terms of academic level growth and non-promotion, which is linked with publication output. This necessitated the investigation of LIS lecturers' publication output in universities in Nigeria. The descriptive design was adopted using an online questionnaire, which yielded 86…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Library Schools, College Faculty, Faculty Publishing
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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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Bayir, Didar – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
After spreading quickly around the world and causing the declaration of a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020, COVID-19 has also forced educational institutions into lockdown around the world. They had to continue their activities through distance learning and online courses to cope with this pandemic outbreak. One of the…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Pandemics
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Singh, Rajesh; Widén, Gunilla – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
This article addresses a framework for conceptualizing the preparation of leaders for the library and information science (LIS) profession. The framework has three components: curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment (CPA). Moreover, this framework is mirrored in examples from two LIS programs (one in Finland and one in the United States) and…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Information Science, Library Science, Curriculum
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Miksa, Shawne D. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
Dr. Elfreda Chatman was a professor of library and information science at the University of North Carolina and Florida State University in the 1990s and early 2000s until her passing in 2002. Her research incorporated the disciplines of education, sociology, and LIS, covering topics at the nexus of these fields, from which she worked to develop a…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Information Science Education, College Faculty
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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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Ondrusek, Anita; Ren, Xiaoai; Yang, Changwoo – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
Very few formal studies have documented the errors committed in online searching performances, and none have focused exclusively on students in library and information science programs. To fill this gap, the authors conducted a content analysis of online searching errors of MLIS students based upon a coding scheme derived from previous error…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Graduate Students, Masters Programs
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