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Olorunsola, R. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1997
Examines what is being taught in reference courses at the University of Ibadan (Nigeria) library school, how courses are taught, and what needs to be improved. The balance between practical and theoretical approaches in the curriculum is discussed, and is it recommended that a practical approach be emphasized in Nigeria. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Nwali, L. O. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1992
Reviews the Senior Library Assistants course at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Library (Nigeria). The following six subject areas included in the curriculum are discussed: (1) libraries, information, and society; (2) collection development; (3) organization of library materials; (4) reader's services; (5) preservation; and (6) library…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Classification, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations
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Ochogwu, Michael G. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1990
Argues that, given the current employment situation in Nigeria, library education should be directed at educating and training professionals who can exploit their potential in several information-related organizations, rather than being tied to the library. The implications for curricula requirements of existing library and information science…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Employment Potential