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Oluwabunmi Dorcas Bakare; Babajide Mike Bakare – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
The core tool for measuring the sustainability of the Library and Information Science (LIS) discipline is the curriculum which has always been a source of concern within the Nigerian space. It was on this premise that the study systematically investigated the redesigning of LIS curriculum for sustainable environmental transformation among students…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Library Science, Library Education, Foreign Countries
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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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Noah Lenstra; Nicole Peritore – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2024
This article introduces the Health in All Policies (HiAP) approach to the LIS community to propose a new way of thinking and teaching about how health is supported in public libraries. The topic of consumer health literacy has been a mainstay in the discourse of public librarianship, but we argue that this approach has not fully supported public…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Public Health, Partnerships in Education, COVID-19
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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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Engseth, Ellen – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
This article discusses the role of the global competency framework within library and information studies professional education, explores the relevant literature, and places the framework in context of equity, diversity, and inclusion as well as other relevant areas of the field. The author posits that the knowledges, skills, and attitudes of the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Competence, Information Science Education, Equal Education
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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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Dondlinger, Mary Jo; Najmi, Anjum – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
This article details the context and design considerations for an online course accompanying a field-based practicum for a school librarian certification program at a regional university in Texas. These strategies could be helpful to other library science educators designing learning experiences that support fieldwork. We conclude by discussing…
Descriptors: Online Courses, School Libraries, Library Science, Educational Certificates
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Yoon, Ayoung; Murillo, Angela P.; Jettpace, Thomas – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2023
With growing emphasis on data curation practice in both science and industry, there has been a call for information professionals to take on a substantial role in data curation. Library and information science (LIS) education has been responding to this call by offering various training opportunities from Master's education to professional…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Library Education, Library Science, Masters Programs
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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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Colón-Aguirre, Mónica; Bright, Kawanna – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
Despite demographic changes which indicate larger numbers of racial and ethnic minorities make up most of American society, library and information science (LIS) research remains focused on majority groups. This work proposes ways in which researchers and LIS educators can incorporate more diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) into their…
Descriptors: Diversity, Equal Education, Inclusion, Library Science
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Mee Park, Jung – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2022
Library and information science (LIS) research is becoming more quantitative. However, statistics is not extensively taught within LIS research methods courses, and statistics courses are uncommon within LIS programs. Previous research on statistics in LIS revealed that researchers have mainly relied on descriptive statistics in publications. This…
Descriptors: Statistics Education, Library Science, Information Science Education, Sociology
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