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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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Varlejs, Jana; Dalrymple, Prudence – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Publication output of library school faculty is examined to determine the orientation of content to library or information science, and to explore effects of sex, rank, and presence of Ph.D. programs on publication output. Tables showing relative publication output by schools and the top 15 producers of such publications are included. (CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Curriculum, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis
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Olsgaard, John N.; Summers, F. William – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Presents the results of two surveys of administrators and faculty of library and information science programs. The surveys were designed to determine sources and degrees of job related tension among these populations. A discussion of the findings is provided, as well as recommendations for future research. (CLB)
Descriptors: Administrators, Budgets, College Environment, College Faculty
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Ramer, James D.; And Others – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Reports results of a survey of library schools which examined the process of faculty recruitment, primarily focusing on the use of personal contacts, conferences, and publications. The study also explored relationships between such factors as teaching area, rank, sex, and race, and the recruitment process. (CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Faculty, Conferences, Faculty Recruitment
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Garland, Kathleen; Rike, Galen E. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
This study examined the relationship between scholarly publication by faculty teaching in library and information science programs and 18 selected variables. Six variables were found to be predictors of faculty productivity: highest degree earned, size of faculty, years elapsed from bachelors's to highest degree, program type, prestige of program,…
Descriptors: Faculty Publishing, Higher Education, Information Science, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Harris, Roma M.; And Others – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1985
Results of examination of five directory issues of "Journal of Education for Librarianship" covering 18 years reveal strong support for gender-linked nature of teaching specialties within library science graduate programs. Differences are consistent with gender gap in career development and pattern of specialization among students in MLS programs.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Females, Higher Education
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Jensen, Patricia E. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1985
This study of the effectiveness of three instructional methods in teaching basic subject cataloging determined that microcomputer programed instruction differed significantly from television lecture and printed text in terms of each of three scores on pretest, posttest, and retest (overall achievement, achievement on factual knowledge, problem…
Descriptors: Analysis of Covariance, Cataloging, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Beghtol, Clare – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Investigates whether one teaching specialty in library science found to be gender-related by previous research was also a gender-related publication specialty. Analysis of data from a 15-year period from four cataloging journals indicates that the proportion of articles on cataloging written by women reflected their proportion in the teaching…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Classification, Faculty Publishing, Higher Education
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Harris, Roma M. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
A study of the career plans of male and female graduate students in library science found that no sex differences existed in the students' level of career ambition or specificity, contrary to the results of prior research that included students from other fields. (CDD)
Descriptors: Aspiration, Career Choice, Career Planning, Females
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Wang, Chih; Layne, Benjamin H. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Describes the methodology of White's survey of the perceived quality of library education programs, and examines the validity of using the results to rank library schools. The correlation between perception rankings and number of graduates per school are presented and discussed as a possible biasing factor in White's results. (CLB)
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational Quality, Evaluation Methods, Library Schools
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White, Howard D.; Nolt, Cynthia – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Describes the use of ALSCAL, a computer program for multidimensional scaling, to map enrollment in 49 electives at Drexel University's College of Information Studies during two time periods. The results for this department are presented, and the explanatory power of this evaluation technique for any curriculum is discussed. (6 references) (CLB)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Correlation, Curriculum Evaluation, Elective Courses