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Title Educating the profession : 40 years of the IFLA Section on Education and Training / edited by Michael Seadle and Clara M. Chu ; with Ulrike Stockel and Breanne Crumpton.
Imprint Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Saur, [2016]

Series IFLA Publications ; 170.
IFLA publications ; 170.
Subject International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Education and Training Section.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Education and Training Section -- History.
Library education.
Library education -- History.
Alt Name Seadle, Michael S., 1950-
Chu, Clara M., 1960-
Stöckel, Ulrike,
Crumpton, Breanne,
Description 1 online resource (viii, 458 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Development of the profession / Anna Maria Tammaro and Terry Weech -- Section 1. Europe -- European library and information science schools / Michael Seadle -- Expertise ... certification ... cultural capital : the education of librarians in the UK / Anne Welsh -- New approaches, structural and organizational changes in the PhD programme in LIS/IS / Tatjana Aparac-Jelušić -- Library and information science education and training in Serbia / Aleksandra Vranes, Ljiljana Markovic and Aleksandar Jerkov -- Section 2. Africa -- Anglophone Africa : Ibadan sixty years on : an historical survey and review of trends in African LIS education 101 / Paul Sturges, Peter Burnett, and Archie Dick -- Years of training librarians in French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa : outcomes and perspectives / Bernard Dione -- Library education in Nigeria : repositioning for professional relevance in the 21st century / Uloma Doris Onuoha, Ngozi Blessing Ukachi, and Rachael Folashade Aina -- Section 3. Americas -- What's in a name? : a brief history of informatics education / Prudence Dalrymple -- Library and information science (LIS) education in Mexico / Filiberto Felipe Martínez Arellano -- Library education in Peru : historical and future perspectives / Ana María Talavera Ibarra and Aurora de la Vega Ramírez -- Section 4. Asia and Australia -- LIS education in the United Arab Emirates : past and future directions / Janet Martin -- Looking back through more than one hundred years of LIS education in India and looking ahead / S.B. Gosh -- The development, challenges, and opportunities of library and information science education in Indonesia / Ida F. Priyanto -- The University of the Philippines (UP) School of Library and Information Studies : legacies, challenges and commitment to the profession through excellence in LIS education / Rosalie B. Faderon, Vyva Victoria M. Aguirre, Iyra S. Buenrostro, and Johann Frederick A. Cabbab -- The Australian LIS education journey from practice to profession / Mary Carroll -- Section 5. Special perspective on library and information science education and training -- International quality assurance in LIS education / Barbara B. Moran -- The rise and fall of the library science library : a history of library support for North American LIS education / Susan E. Searing -- The Bibliotheca Alexandrina's role in library and information science education and training / Hadir A. Shady -- Section 6. Possible future educational approaches for LIS and ITS development -- Trends in librarianship training in Germany / Ursula Georgy -- Undergraduate distance education in LIS in Spain 1999-2014 : an historical perspective / Josep Cobarsø-Morales, Alexandre López-Borrull, Eva Ortoll, Sandra Sanz Martos and Antoni Roig Telo -- In search of new horizons : agenda of LIS schools in Pakistan / Nosheen Fatima Warraich, Amara Malik and Kanwal Ameen -- From professional qualifications to iSchool@northumbria : a 65-year journey / Alison J. Pickard, Julie McLeod and Gobinda Chowdhury.
Summary Education and training for the library profession have changed over the decades, and this publication looks both at the past and the future of these developments at schools of library and information science as well as the role of IFLA's Section on Education and Training. The chapters cover regional developments in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Americas; special topics, such as quality assurance and case studies; and future considerations in LIS education.
Note In English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9783110375404 (electronic bk.)
3110375400 (electronic bk.)
9783110375268 (hardcover)
3110375265 (hardcover)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1515/9783110375398
OCLC # 958547779
Additional Format Print version: 9783110375268 (DLC) 2016017767 (OCoLC)931647860.