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Education for librarianship and information science in Africa

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Published by International Academic Publishers in Denver. Co .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Library education -- Africa.,
    • Information science -- Study and teaching -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Michael Wise.
      ContributionsWise, Michael., Advancement of Librarianship in the Third World Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ669.5.A2 E38 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination302 p. ;
      Number of Pages302
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6785702M
      ISBN 100967910153
      LC Control Number00039700
      OCLC/WorldCa43864459

      This book presents international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from six regions of the world. The role of public, academic, special, school libraries, as well as library and information science education are presented from the early development to the present time. Czechoslovakia is a complex educational simulation for high-school students, developed at the Institute of Information Studies and Librarianship in cooperation with the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University in Prague and the Institute of Contemporary History of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

      In contrast to much of the developed world, the professionalisation of education for librarianship is a recent phenomenon in Nigeria. This study presents, from international perspectives, a conceptual framework for curriculum development and reviews existing literature. EAST AFRICAN SCHOOL OF LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE (EASLIS) Introduction The. East. African. School. of. Library. and. Information. Science.

      EDUCATION FOR LIBRARIANSHIP AND INFORMATION SCIENCE IN GHANA Unlike the other Library Schools in West Africa, the University of Ghana requires that the students successfully complete a one-year certificate course before proceeding to the Diploma Course, The University of Ghana also offers the Graduate Diploma in Library StudiesFile Size: 1MB. International librarianship stems from a desire to bring about political change, transcultural understanding, collaboration, and mutual respect. Historically, librarians have been deeply involved with challenging issues of information sharing, equity in information access, and bridging the digital divide between different socioeconomic communities.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Foreword to Michael C.G. Wise / Ian M. Johnson --An overview of education for librarinaship in anglophone Sub-Saharan Africa / D.

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In a profession facing many challenges and a constantly evolving environment, JOLIS publishes papers from practising. Information for Authors Author Guidelines The Journal of Librarianship and Information Science in Africa (JLISA)/Revue de Bibliotheconomie et Science de l'information en Afrique is expected to explore the range of issues and problems of concern to librarians, information scientists and other information professionals especially in Africa.

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This book presents international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from six regions of the world.

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