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Title International and comparative studies in information and library science : a focus on the United States and Asian countries / [edited by] Yan Quan Liu, Xiaojun Cheng.
Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2008.

Series Libraries and international librarianship: an international perspective ; 3
Libraries and librarianship--an international perspective ; no. 3.
Subject Comparative librarianship.
International librarianship.
Library science -- United States.
Library science -- Asia.
Information science -- United States.
Information science -- Asia.
Alt Name Liu, Yan Quan, 1955-
Cheng, Xiaojun, 1955-
Description xxxvii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-346) and index.
Contents Comparative librarianship / Lalitha K. Sami -- International library and information science research : a comparison of national trends / Maxine Rochester and Pertti Vakkari -- Comparison between the People's Republic of China and the United States in the field of library and information science / Weina Hua -- Introducing an international cooperative research method employed in cross-country studies in information and library science / Yan Quan Liu -- The impact of national policy on developing information infrastructure nationwide : issues in the People's Republic of China and the United States / Yan Quan Liu -- Is the education on digital libraries adequate? / Yan Quan Liu -- An investigation of LIS qualifications throughout the world / Pete Dalton and Kate Levinson -- A comparative study of library and information science education : China and the United States / Ziming Liu -- A comparison study on the confusion and threat of the United States and Chinese library education / Xudong Jin -- Motivation to manage : a comparative study of male and female library and information science students in the United States of America, India, Singapore, and Japan / Sarla R. Murgai -- Digital library infrastructure : a case study on sharing information resources in China / Yan Quan Liu and Jin Zhang -- Cataloging nonprint resources in the United States and China : a comparative study of organization and access for selected electronic and audiovisual resources / Yan Ma, Steven J. Miller, and Yan Quan Liu -- A comparative study of the use of the academic libraries by undergraduates in the United States and Taiwan / Ting-Ming Lai -- International public library trends / Nerida Clifford -- The use of the national library statistics by public library directors / Yan Quan Liu and Douglas L. Zweizig -- National public library statistics and management : a comparison between the United States and People's Republic of China / Yan Quan Liu -- Teachers' perceptions of school libraries : comparisons between Tokyo and Honolulu / Yuriko Nakamura -- An international study on principal influence and information services in schools : synergy in themes and methods / James Henri, Lyn Hay, and Dianne Oberg.
ISBN 9780810859159 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0810859157 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 85813875

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