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Clayden, Judith – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1995
Outlines the historical development of Australian cataloging education. Examines changes made in three cataloging courses to obtain balances between cataloging theory and practice. Summarizes the opinions of librarians, library students, and educators on the proportions of theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and personal attributes helpful in…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Cataloging, Change, Course Content
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Biggs, Mary – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1985
Traces movement of library school faculty qualifications from identification of faculty with profession of librarianship to identification with university and faculty colleagues. Special attention is given to impact of Melvil Dewey, Williamson reports, University of Chicago Graduate Library School founding, and American Library Association…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), College Faculty, Higher Education, History
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Harvey, John F. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1989
Summarizes the development of Iranian library and information science education from the 1930s to the present, including the period of continuing education and university department development prior to the Islamic Revolution and the post revolutionary period of reorganization. The discussion includes an assessment of accomplishments and problems…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Faculty, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
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Richardson, John V., Jr. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Reviews the development of textbooks used to teach government publications from 1895 to the present in library schools. Topics addressed include social influences on the development of the early texts, the teaching paradigm revealed in these works, and shifts in that paradigm since 1895. (CD)
Descriptors: Authors, College Faculty, Curriculum, Government Publications
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Wiegand, Wayne A. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Presents a new framework in which to view the library profession and its system of formal education. The role of the librarian is compared with those of other professionals, especially in terms of differences in status. (CD)
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum, History
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Sullivan, Peggy – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Discusses leadership of the American Library Association (ALA) and library education in the century of history they have shared. Topics covered include ALA's role as accrediting agency for library education, ALA member interest in library education as participants and consumers, and formal progress of library education. Twenty-two references are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, History, Library Education, Library Schools
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Robinson, William C. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1985
"Library Journal" issues (1910, 1920) were examined to identify professional concerns having curricular impact on library education: management, public service, technical service, book sciences, Americanization. Six major educational concerns are discussed: role of on-the-job training; specialization; certification; leadership role of…
Descriptors: Certification, College Curriculum, Higher Education, History
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Dumont, Rosemary Ruhig – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Review of history of the education of Black librarians from 1910 to the present focuses on the underrepresentation of Blacks in the field. Highlights include opportunities offered at library schools, support of public and private foundations, court decisions, and recommendations for future participation of Blacks in library science. (CD)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Black Students, Blacks, Court Litigation
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Winger, Howard W. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1985
Chronicles derivation of "Journal of Education for Library and Information Science" (formerly "Journal of Education for Librarianship") in 1960 from three earlier Association of American Library Schools (AALS) publications: "Report of Meeting,""Directory,""Newsletter." Events and personalities in…
Descriptors: Directories, Higher Education, History, Honor Societies