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Saunders, Laura; Kurbanoglu, Serap; Boustany, Joumana; Dogan, Guleda; Becker, Peter; Blumer, Eliane; Chowdhury, Sudatta; Dobreva, Milena; Gendina, Natalia; Grgic, Ivana Hebrang; Haddow, Gaby; Koltay, Tibor; Kortelainen, Terttu; Krakowska, Monika; Majid, Shaheen; Mezhova, Marina; Repanovici, Angela; Rudžioniene, Jurgita; Schneider, Rene; Terra, Ana Lucia; Todorova, Tania Y. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
Librarians are expected to be expert searchers, and developing information literacy skills to navigate the vast world of information is a focus of most library and information science (LIS) programs. It is important to understand the information literacy and behaviors of LIS students to see if they are employing the skills they will need to assist…
Descriptors: Library Education, Information Literacy, Student Behavior, Student Surveys
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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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Okey, Andrew; And Others – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1992
A survey of students in 17 continuing education courses of short duration for librarians and information scientists in the United Kingdom showed that attendees welcome an intellectual challenge, prefer practical-based courses over lectures, and attend courses to gain work-related skills and knowledge. (three references) (EA)
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Educational Quality, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries