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Saunders, Laura – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
A master's degree from an ALA-accredited institution can prepare graduates for a wide range of job functions and career paths, but the variety of jobs raises some questions about how LIS programs are meeting the wide range and evolving needs of employers in order to best prepare students for professional positions. What knowledge, skills, and…
Descriptors: Library Education, Minimum Competencies, Job Skills, Librarians
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Saunders, Laura; Estell, Allison N. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
Copyright has an impact on nearly every aspect of the information professions, from developing collections to creating local policy and educating patrons. Given the apparent importance of copyright to information professionals, it is crucial that librarians and other information professionals be prepared for copyright-related responsibilities…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Library Education, Graduate Students, Familiarity
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Engelson, Leslie A. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
No standardized learning outcomes exist for the cataloging education of school librarians in library and information science (LIS) programs. Additionally, LIS programs teach cataloging concepts in a variety of ways over various timeframes, raising the question of what it is that LIS programs should teach about cataloging and classification to…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Media Specialists, Librarians, Cataloging