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Keren Dali; Deborah Charbonneau – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
This article presents the Holistic Empowering Methodological Approach (HEMA), which is philosophically informed by the concept of diversity by design; epistemologically and methodologically guided by hermeneutic phenomenology; and supported by the method of qualitative survey combined with the Single Question Aimed at Inducing Narrative (SQUIN)…
Descriptors: Library Science, Doctoral Programs, Information Science Education, Doctoral Students
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Amy VanScoy; Heidi Julien; Alison Harding – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
This article reports on the third phase of a project studying the integration of information behavior theories and concepts into professional education for reference and information service (RIS). It also provides a synthesis of the results of all studies in the project, including a syllabus study, an interview study, and the survey. Results of…
Descriptors: Reference Services, Information Services, Library Science, Library Education
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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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Benson, Sara Rachel; Ocepek, Melissa – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
Copyright intersects with every field of Library and Information Science (LIS) from archival and preservation practices to reference services and academic librarianship. However, copyright instruction is still lacking in many Information Science programs across the country (Cross & Edwards, 2011; Schmidt & English, 2015). The sudden move…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Information Literacy, Copyrights, Emotional Response
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Lund, Brady; Wang, Ting; Widdersheim, Michael; Fay, Brendan – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
This study compares the perspectives of academic library administrators, library school educators, and academic librarians with respect to academic instructional librarianship. A nine-item questionnaire was administered to 14 educators, 10 library administrators, and 13 instructional librarians. The survey included items related to important…
Descriptors: Librarians, Library Education, Academic Libraries, Library Schools
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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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Botticelli, Peter – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
The rising demand for digital information resources and services in the LAM sector has sparked many innovations by educators in recent years, as we seek to prepare students for careers in an environment that has continued to witness rapid and hard-to-predict changes. Granting agencies such as IMLS have played an important role in driving…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Information Science Education, Graduate Study, Masters Programs
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Marty, Paul; Saludo, Rienne; Kim, Castle U-Seong – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
As universities worldwide develop centers for innovation intended to encourage a culture of technological innovation among their students, what role should LIS faculty play? What is the relationship between technological innovation and LIS education? How can LIS educators help students develop their ability to innovate with emerging technologies?…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Faculty, Librarians, Technological Advancement
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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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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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Xue, Chunxiang; Wu, Xiuzhi; Zhu, Lei; Chu, Heting – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
For decades, library and information science (LIS) education has been producing LIS professionals to serve people in all walks of life. But there are challenges to LIS education as society advances. This study performed quantitative and qualitative content analyses of data collected about LIS education in China and the United States. Four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Science Education, Library Schools, Institutional Mission
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Katušcáková, Marcela; Jasecková, Galina – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
This paper aims to identify the current state of knowledge management (KM) diffusion in LIS schools. In terms of content, we have identified two principal approaches to the perception of KM in the LIS community: an active approach, seeing KM as an opportunity for the LIS community to change; and a passive approach, seeing KM merely as a topic of…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Information Science Education, Library Schools, Curriculum Development
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McKinney, Pamela; Cook, Chloe – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2018
The use of collaborative pedagogies is a well-respected and common feature of higher education, and the ability to work well in a team is a desirable graduate and professional attribute. However, tutors can often experience significant issues with the support and management of student group work, and students can find group work difficult to…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Teamwork, Student Attitudes, Information Science Education
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