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Hill, Renee F. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
People of color who choose careers in higher education may encounter microaggressions, marginalization, and other unpleasant situations. This narrative shares the experiences and perspectives of one African-American academic's experiences with the intent of encouraging academic professionals from underrepresented populations to persevere.
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Higher Education, Women Faculty, African American Teachers
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Gibbons, Leisa; White, Hollie – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
As Library and Information Science (LIS) educators, we teach our students about the changing and evolving role of the information professional in the twenty-first century. For many educators around the world, accreditation of LIS programs also shapes and legitimizes curriculum. This comparative study of the United States, Canada, Australia, and…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Library Education, Foreign Countries, Models
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Kimmel, Sue C.; Burns, Elizabeth; DiScala, Jeffrey – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
Library and information science education today must prepare future professionals to leverage various technologies and develop professional networks that will propel them into future careers. Increasingly, today's information professionals need to understand how to create identities, build relationships, and engage in productive work with others…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Online Courses, Communities of Practice, Faculty Development
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Hartel, Jenna; Oh, Christie; Nguyen, Anh Thu – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2018
Students in the Library and Information Science concentration at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, are being taught the Information Horizon Interview (IHI). By learning this technique, students are able to conduct original information behavior research upon a topic or population of their choice. This article provides a succinct…
Descriptors: Information Science Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Experience, Assignments
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Potnis, Devendra; Allard, Suzie – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2018
Mobile devices are a ubiquitous accessory in daily life for millions of people. These devices can be used to effectively meet a user's information needs. Librarians can assist users with the skills to select, purchase, design, develop, deploy, and maintain mobile applications and related technologies (MAT). Project MISSILE (Mobile Information…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Critical Thinking, Library Science
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Luo, Lili – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
A small number of LIS degree programs have adopted a diversified approach to research methods education, including offering an array of specialized research methods courses in addition to a general introductory course. The current study conducted an in-depth investigation of the diversified research methods curriculum of the LIS program at San…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Research Methodology, Higher Education
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McLaughlin, Jeremy L.; Tucker, Virginia M. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2017
Understanding information organization is a key component to navigating digital library environments as an information professional. While traditionally thought of within the areas of assessment and evaluation, citation indexing is another form of organization and navigation, and learning about it can transform one's knowledge of the information…
Descriptors: Citation Indexes, Fundamental Concepts, Information Management, Information Science Education
Bennett-Kapusniak, Renee; McCleer, Adriana; Glover, Jeannette; Thiele, Jennifer; Wolfram, Dietmar – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2016
This report discusses the Overcoming Barriers to Information Access (B2A) program. This is a doctoral cohort program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services. The program has focused on educating the next generation of doctoral graduates in library and information science with an emphasis on…
Descriptors: Library Education, Library Services, Doctoral Programs, Higher Education
Kim, Jeonghyun – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2016
As data has become critical to our everyday lives, a growing concern with the skills gap required to exploit the data surfeit has arisen; library and information science practitioners and educators have recognized this concern. This paper is intended to identify current trends in library and information science education in response to the rising…
Descriptors: Information Science, Library Science, Academic Libraries, Research Skills
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Stauffer, Suzanne M. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2016
The leaders of the library profession in the United States in the 19th century were white, middle-class, college-educated men. They attempted to construct librarianship in the United States as an equivalent profession to the other white, masculine professions of their day. They also created education for librarianship in the same mold. They…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Professional Education, Library Science, Intellectual History
Shera, Jesse H. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
There is much more to learn from reading the biographical and philosophical writings of leaders in higher education about what education for librarianship was and should be than from the literature of library education itself. This article contains an alphabetical list with annotations of 23 books on exploring the issues and problems of higher…
Descriptors: Library Education, Higher Education, Books, Biographies
Richardson, John V., Jr. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
The author believes that Jesse Shera had the prescient ability to know the fads and fancies of higher education. Yet, some, if not many of the twenty-three titles he listed in 1969 as being useful to understand higher education, are not ones to readily reach for today. In this article, the author lists four successor titles as the ones he would…
Descriptors: Library Education, Higher Education, Books, Educational Change
Bloomquist, Catherine – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
Despite the popularity of service learning, it is sometimes criticized for its lack of academic rigor. This piece provides a counterpoint to that argument by describing a LIS service-learning course from the student's perspective. I focus particularly on the role of reflection, a key component in service-learning courses that helps to…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Reflection, Transformative Learning, Information Science Education
Koh, Kyungwon; Abbas, June – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
An increasing number of libraries and museums provide transformative learning spaces, often called "Learning Labs" and "Makerspaces." These spaces invite users to explore traditional and digital media, interact with mentors and peers, and engage in creative projects. For these spaces and programs to be sustainable, it is…
Descriptors: Librarians, Library Personnel, Interviews, Higher Education
Tsou, Andrew; Sugimoto, Cassidy R. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2015
Academia is an ever-evolving institution. Where once it was viewed as a body primarily charged with educating students, many instances universities now consider research to be their primary raison d'être. This research surveyed library and information science (LIS) faculty members employed at institutions accredited by the American Libraries…
Descriptors: Library Schools, Higher Education, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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