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Kranch, Douglas A. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1992
Survey of institutions offering a bachelor's or higher degree in library science showed that the higher the level of the program, the more likely that artificial intelligence/expert systems (AI/ES) courses would be offered. Study concludes that all master's and doctoral level programs should include AI/ES units, and that greater emphasis should be…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Curriculum Research, Expert Systems, Graduate Study
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Smith, Nathan M.; Adams, Irene – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1992
Reports a survey of 52 American Library Association-accredited library schools on their course offerings in research. Seventy-six courses were examined, and the textbooks, computer programs, and course content are discussed. Some of the reasons schools give for not offering a specific research course are also discussed. (three references) (LAE)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Course Content, Curriculum Research, Higher Education
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Sywak, Myron – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1990
Describes the use of a semantic differential technique to examine semantic meanings, and hence attitudes toward, selected concepts among students and faculty of accredited Northeastern library programs. The results of a 1976 study are compared to the results of recent follow-up studies, and it is concluded that relatively minor changes have…
Descriptors: Affective Measures, College Faculty, Followup Studies, Library Schools
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de Oliveira, Silas Marques – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1990
Presents a statistical survey of international students' enrollment in American library and information science schools from the late 1880s to 1988. Data are presented regarding home countries of foreign students, and trends are identified, including the increase in the number of Asian students and a decrease in the number of European students.…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Information Science Education
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Bierbaum, Ester Green – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1988
Describes the results of a survey of library schools that examined the prevalence and extent of instruction in cataloging three dimensional objects and faculty perceptions of such instruction. The discussion covers the effects of a possible print bias on library school graduates. (12 references) (Author/CLB)
Descriptors: Cataloging, Classification, Curriculum Evaluation, Higher Education
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Coleman, J. Gordon, Jr. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1989
Presents the results of a survey of 60 ALA-accredited programs concerning the role of practicum. Results discussed include the prevalence of practicums in the curriculum; percentage of students who undertake a practicum; administrative aspects such as faculty responsibility and compensation; and practicum requirements, credits, and funding. (nine…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Faculty, Credits, Experiential Learning
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Larson, Mary Ellen; Meltzer, Ellen – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Reports the results of a survey which collected the syllabi of library school courses that mentioned bibliographic instruction over a three-year period (1983 to 1986). An analysis of these syllabi is used to identify trends in bibliographic instruction curriculum. (CLB)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Evaluation, Library Education
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Beitz, Nancy C. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
Reports the results of a telephone survey of 64 library schools which examined off-campus courses, including the number of courses, enrollment, use of telecommunications, faculty and student attitudes toward distance education, and placement and advising services for distance education students. Several delivery systems for academic advising are…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Geographic Location
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Varlejs, Jana; Dalrymple, Prudence – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Publication output of library school faculty is examined to determine the orientation of content to library or information science, and to explore effects of sex, rank, and presence of Ph.D. programs on publication output. Tables showing relative publication output by schools and the top 15 producers of such publications are included. (CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Curriculum, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis
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Olsgaard, John N.; Summers, F. William – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Presents the results of two surveys of administrators and faculty of library and information science programs. The surveys were designed to determine sources and degrees of job related tension among these populations. A discussion of the findings is provided, as well as recommendations for future research. (CLB)
Descriptors: Administrators, Budgets, College Environment, College Faculty
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Ramer, James D.; And Others – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Reports results of a survey of library schools which examined the process of faculty recruitment, primarily focusing on the use of personal contacts, conferences, and publications. The study also explored relationships between such factors as teaching area, rank, sex, and race, and the recruitment process. (CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Faculty, Conferences, Faculty Recruitment
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Holley, Edward G.; And Others – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1986
Examines endowment funds and annual gifts to American Library Association-accredited library schools. Tables present data on the market value of endowment funds and the annual income and annual gifts. Ways in which support may be increased are suggested, and observations are made on the future of private support. (CLB)
Descriptors: Corporate Support, Donors, Educational Finance, Endowment Funds
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Howden, Norman; Boyce, Bert R. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1988
Reports the results of a survey of library schools that examined the current use of microcomputers and computer-assisted instruction in the teaching of online searching. The need for a methodology to test the effectiveness of these instructional methods is discussed. (9 references) (CLB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Educational Trends, Higher Education
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Garland, Kathleen; Rike, Galen E. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
This study examined the relationship between scholarly publication by faculty teaching in library and information science programs and 18 selected variables. Six variables were found to be predictors of faculty productivity: highest degree earned, size of faculty, years elapsed from bachelors's to highest degree, program type, prestige of program,…
Descriptors: Faculty Publishing, Higher Education, Information Science, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Moran, Barbara B. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1985
Presents overview of teaching of popular culture in schools of library and information science assembled from course information and syllabi from 10 schools. Common components in courses offered and descriptions of three specific courses (University of Pittsburgh, University of Illinois, University of North Carolina) are provided. Twelve…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Courses, Higher Education
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