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Hsieh-Yee, Ingrid – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1997
Discusses results of a survey of LIS (library and information science) educators who specialized in reference services or online retrieval to understand how teachers have prepared students to deal with online and CD-ROM resources. Results are compared to those from earlier studies, and a copy of the survey is appended. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Course Content, Information Retrieval, Library Education
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Carmichael, James V., Jr.; Shontz, Marilyn L. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1997
Describes a survey of graduates from master's in library and information studies programs concerning social responsibility and gender issues and the treatment that these subjects received in their classes. Results are discussed that indicate that librarians and library education are less progressive than commonly depicted, and a copy of the survey…
Descriptors: Course Content, Gender Issues, Graduate Students, Graduate Surveys
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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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Whitbeck, George W. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1991
Presents a composite picture of doctoral programs in schools of library and information science that updates and supplements two earlier studies of doctoral programs. Highlights include levels attained on admissions criteria, time taken to complete the program, methods of choosing doctoral committees, and positions held by graduates of doctoral…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Doctoral Programs, Higher Education, Library Schools
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Kim, Mary T. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1992
A study of the publishing activity of part-time faculty in schools of library and information science at 53 accredited schools in the United States shows lower levels of activity than regular faculty. Part-time faculty at schools with doctoral programs produced at higher rates. (five references) (EA)
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Faculty Publishing, Higher Education, Library 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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Maggio, Theresa Griffin; Blazek, Ron – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1990
Describes a study that compared the personal characteristics, professional achievement, and career development of 1979-81 graduates of on-campus and off-campus programs of eight accredited American library schools. It is concluded that schools that offer extension education are offering a worthwhile service in providing a capable group of…
Descriptors: Alumni, Career Development, Comparative Analysis, Extension Education
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Pungitore, Verna L. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1989
Describes a study that examined the flow of information to and from small- and medium-sized public libraries. The findings reported concern the relationships between library size and perceptions of library directors with respect to the effectiveness of various information sources, communication channels, and feedback methods. (seven references)…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Change Agents, Feedback, Information Sources
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Yerkey, Neil; Glogowski, Maryruth – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1989
This study examined the publishing sources of a sample of 833 documents relevant to library and information science (LSI) that were retrieved across 55 databases. The results confirm the interdisciplinary nature of LSI and demonstrate that relevant articles are often published in journals of other fields. A list of 160 non-LSI journals is…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Databases, Information Science, Information Sources, Interdisciplinary Approach
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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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Abrera, Josefa B. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1987
This examination of the literature on doctoral programs, dissertations, and graduates in library and information science identifies trends in the establishment and development of these programs, as well as overriding themes in the literature during three time periods based on the publication of the landmark Danton report in 1959. (CLB)
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Higher Education
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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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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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