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Williams, Helen E. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Reports the results of a 1962 to 1974 survey which examined the nature of educational experiences and social interactions of black students at predominantly white library schools. Possible areas of discrimination explored included classroom interactions, grading procedures, advising, and social interactions with white students. (CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Black Students, Classroom Environment, College Environment
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Wallace, Danny P.; Boyce, Bert R. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Discusses the need for schools of library and information science to ensure that graduates understand and can use computer technologies, and describes a model program in which this goal can be met through cooperative degree programs involving schools of library and information science and other academic departments. (CLB)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Computer Literacy, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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Larson, Mary Ellen; Meltzer, Ellen – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Reports the results of a survey which collected the syllabi of library school courses that mentioned bibliographic instruction over a three-year period (1983 to 1986). An analysis of these syllabi is used to identify trends in bibliographic instruction curriculum. (CLB)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Evaluation, Library Education
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Abrera, Josefa B. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
This examination of the literature on doctoral programs, dissertations, and graduates in library and information science identifies trends in the establishment and development of these programs, as well as overriding themes in the literature during three time periods based on the publication of the landmark Danton report in 1959. (CLB)
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Higher Education
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Stielow, Frederick J.; Tibbo, Helen R. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Describes the addition of a collection management module to an advanced reference course in the arts and humanities, and reports the preliminary findings of a practicum that used the Research Libraries Group Conspectus as a basis for collection analysis in the humanities for a university library. (Author/CLB)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Graduate Study, Humanities
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Powell, Ronald R.; Johnson, Nancy Becker – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Provides historical background on education for research librarianship, and reports the findings of the Council on Library Resources as to necessary skills for research librarians. A program at the University of Michigan which is modeled on these findings is described and evaluated. (CLB)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, College Environment, Competency Based Education, Computer Literacy
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Patterson, Charles D. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Reviews the increased importance of bibliographic instruction in libraries of all types and addresses the question of whether librarians are adequately trained to teach library patrons. The responsibility of library schools to provide training for bibliographic instruction is discussed. (CLB)
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Wilson, Lizabeth A. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Discusses the need to prepare library school graduates for bibliographic instruction responsibilities, and describes the background, development, implementation, and evaluation of a course offered at the University of Illinois which combined bibliographic instruction theory and practice. Recommendations for future education in bibliographic…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Evaluation, Course Objectives, Higher Education
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Frick, Elizabeth – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Reports the results of a survey of U.K. librarians that examined where practitioners received training for user education. The finding that training was predominantly received outside of the library school setting is discussed in terms of the need for user education courses within library school curriculums. (CLB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Menezes de Figueiredo, Nice; Menou, Michel J. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1988
Describes a study in which the textbooks and specialized periodicals in information science used by 26 Brazilian library schools were grouped by 39 course topics and evaluated by various criteria. A methodology for identifying gaps in coverage by the available instructional materials and establishing priorities for production is presented. (8…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Course Objectives, Developing Nations, Evaluation Methods
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Broadbent, Marianne; Grosser, Kerry – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Describes a study that examined continuing professional development activities, needs, and aspirations of Australian special librarians and information center managers. The extent and nature of organizational support, educational activities and professional involvement of those interviewed, and participants' perceptions of present and future needs…
Descriptors: Educational Background, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Information Centers
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Vincent, Ida – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1988
Discussion of the teaching of management in library education, focuses on curriculum aimed at raising awareness and developing positive attitudes, management as a permeating principle rather than a discrete subject, and the involvement of practitioners in curriculum design. A number of specific strategies for achieving these goals are proposed.…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies