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Education for Information

2011 Volume 28, Number 2

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Number of articles: 14

  1. Improving Graduates' Employment Competitiveness: A Practice in Peking University

    Yanli Qi

    The paper introduces data on the employment of postgraduates in the Department of Information Management of Peking University in 2000-2009. Master's graduates in LIS in Peking University have a... More

    pp. 101-113

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  2. GlobaLIS: Efforts in Japanese LIS Education for Global Collaboration

    Makiko Miwa, Yumiko Kasai & Shizuko Miyahara

    The GlobaLIS Project intends to attain the globalization of Japanese library and information science (LIS) professional education by defining the requirements for internationally transparent and... More

    pp. 125-136

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  3. Issues and Challenges in Cataloguing Arabic Books in Malaysia Academic Libraries

    Mohd Ikhwan Ismail & Nurul Azurah Roni

    Education in Library and Information Science is a requirement to become a librarian. There are a lot of syllabi and subjects to concentrate on such as cataloguing and classification, information... More

    pp. 151-163

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  4. Bhutan's First Library Qualification, Background and Development

    Sylvia Ransom

    During a six month contract with the Royal University of Bhutan, the author was required to develop the initial stages of a first library qualification to be offered in Bhutan. Questions raised by ... More

    pp. 165-173

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  5. A Study of XML in the Library Science Curriculum in Taiwan and South East Asia

    Naicheng Chang, Yuhui Huang & Alan Hopkinson

    This paper aims to investigate the current XML-related courses available in 96 LIS schools in South East Asia and Taiwan's 9 LIS schools. Also, this study investigates the linkage of library school... More

    pp. 175-185

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  6. Real Learning in a Virtual World: A Case Study of the School of Information Studies' Learning Centre in Second Life

    Lyn Hay & Bob Pymm

    Following a review of the online delivery of distance education programs within the School of Information Studies (SIS) program at Charles Sturt University, a team of academics worked with an... More

    pp. 187-202

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  7. Curricula Development in Library Science: A Nation-Wide Core Curriculum?

    Ursula Georgy

    Aim of the project: Curriculum development is a time-consuming process and often interminable. Pursuing the idea of creating a nationwide core curriculum is one opportunity to develop a curriculum ... More

    pp. 203-213

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  8. Quo Vadis? LIS Postgraduate Education in the Philippines

    Fernan R. Dizon, Karryl Kim A. Sagun & Ana Grace P. Alfiler-Macalalad

    The paper intends to shed light on the predicament faced by many Filipino. Librarians: the lack of local institutions offering a library and information science (LIS) postgraduate degree. The paper... More

    pp. 227-231

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  9. The Status of Web 2.0 in Iran's LIS Education

    Maryam Sarrafzadeh, Afsaneh Hazeri & Soheila Alavi

    The present paper discusses results of a study which aimed to explore the knowledge and use of Web 2.0 technologies by LIS academics in Iran and to explore the challenges they face for using these ... More

    pp. 233-245

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  10. Information Technology Units in Bachelor Degree of Library and Information Science (LIS) Curriculum in Indonesia

    N E. Variant Anna

    The aim of this paper is to discover and describes the type of information technology (IT) units in bachelor degree of LIS education curriculum through the universities' official websites. This... More

    pp. 269-277

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  11. An International Training Program in Library and Information Science: Looking Backward and Forward

    Paul Nieuwenhuysen

    The aim of this study is to improve the subsequent editions of an international training program in information management. Up to now 15 editions have been organized, coordinated by the author of... More

    pp. 279-290

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  12. Collaborative Learning in Wikis

    Yun-Ke Chang, Miguel Angel Morales-Arroyo, Hla Than, Zarchi Tun & Zhujun Wang

    Wikis are a supporting tool for pupils' learning and collaboration. Tasks such as cooperative authoring, joined workbooks creation, document review, group assignments, reflection notes and others... More

    pp. 291-303

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  13. Curriculum Reform in Library and Information Science Education by Evidence-Based Decision Making

    Atsushi Toshimori, Chieko Mizoue & Makoto Matsumoto

    The student surveys are conducted to better understand the student's views and help restructure curriculum. This article explored characteristics of students of the College of Knowledge and Library... More

    pp. 305-314

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  14. Employment and Learning Outcomes of LIS Graduates: A Case of Pakistan

    Nosheen Fatima Warraich & Kanwal Ameen

    This paper explores the perceptions of Library and Information Science (LIS) graduates about their learning outcomes in the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programme at the... More

    pp. 315-324

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