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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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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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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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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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Freeburg, Darin; Vera, A. Nick – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
Most professions experience at least some real or perceived divide among practitioners who engage in the work of the profession daily and those who train practitioners. As a result, practitioners question the value of this training. The goal of the current study was to learn more about this divide in Library and Information Science (LIS) and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Public Libraries, Library Education, Information Science Education
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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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Bowker, Lynne – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
We may not always like the speed of today's world, but we still need to prepare students for working in a fast-paced environment. In the library and information science (LIS) professions today, deadlines are becoming ever shorter, yet research into the effects of time pressure in LIS is scarce. This pilot project aims to develop and test a…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science Education, Library Education, Time Management
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Ibekwe, Fidelia – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
This article reports on an experience where arts-informed pedagogy was combined with the traditional lecture-style teaching in a course on information and communication theories delivered at the Masters level in the School of Journalism and Communication Sciences (EJCAM) at Aix-Marseille University in France. After the course content had been…
Descriptors: Information Theory, Communication (Thought Transfer), Masters Programs, Journalism Education
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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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Matusiak, Krystyna K.; Bright, Kawanna – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
Training in research methodology is an essential component of educating twenty-first century information professionals and library practitioners. Traditionally, competencies in library and information science (LIS) education emphasized the fundamental knowledge of research methods and critical skills in evaluating the findings. However, librarians…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Courses, Masters Programs, Library Education
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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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Openo, Jason – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
Many Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programs are now offered online, and most of these programs offer courses on leadership and management principles. Teaching leadership in any context presents challenges because leadership is a hazy and confounding concept. The intrinsic problems in teaching leadership are compounded by the…
Descriptors: Library Education, Masters Programs, Leadership Training, Online Courses
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Saunders, Laura – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
A master's degree from an ALA-accredited institution can prepare graduates for a wide range of job functions and career paths, but the variety of jobs raises some questions about how LIS programs are meeting the wide range and evolving needs of employers in order to best prepare students for professional positions. What knowledge, skills, and…
Descriptors: Library Education, Minimum Competencies, Job Skills, Librarians
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Helkenberg, Davin; Schoenberger, Nicole; Kooy, S. A. Vander; Pemberton, Amanda; Ali, Karim; Bartlett, Sarah; Clair, Jillian; Crombleholme, Sydney; Dee, Alison; DePierro, Kristy; Greenwood, Timothy; Lobzun, Meagan; Petersen, Cassandra; Saunders, Sabrina Redwing; Tarzi, Mary; Ward, Kristyn; Zip, Stacey – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2018
This paper was produced as a collaborative project by a Progressive Librarianship class at an ALA-accredited Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program located in Canada. Recent research in LIS has identified a need for issues of social justice to be discussed more prominently in LIS education. From a uniquely student perspective,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Information Science Education, Library Science
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