Browse by Subject "Library and information science"

  • Hoffman, Ellen S.; Mardis, Marcia A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009)
    Prior to the mid-1970s, policy simply meant planning. Over time, policy studies have shifted from predominantly empirical approaches to more diverse methods emanating from postmodern and critical perspectives. More recently, ...

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  • Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Marshall, Joanne Gard; Marshall, Victor; Thompson, Cheryl (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    Over the last decade the library and information science (LIS) field has experienced an increasing concern with workforce issues, including the aging of the workforce, the lack of minority presence in the field, and the ...

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  • Pomerantz, Jeffrey; Mostafa, Javed; Aparac Jelušić, Tatjana; Qin, Jian; Tammaro, Anna Maria; Weech, Terry (2009-02-08)
    In this wildcard session we will extend some early work planning a framework for developing an international curriculum fr teaching about digital libraries. Workshop attendees will be asked to conduct a SWOT analysis of ...

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  • Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Farrar, Brandy; Owens, Irene (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    The purpose of this article is to document the demographic characteristics of the library and information science (LIS) workforce and to discuss the implications of these findings for education and workforce planning. ...

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  • Morgan, Chad H.; Morgan, Jennifer Craft (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    This article examines the short- and long-term effects of entering the LIS workforce during a recession. It looks specifically at cohorts graduating from six North Carolina LIS programs during the recessions of 1973–75, ...

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  • Searing, Susan E. (Haworth Press, Inc., 2007)
    This case study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), reports on a simple, cyclical process to assess information literacy instruction in a hybrid distance education context. This article opens with ...

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  • Mardis, Marcia A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009)
    One area in many library and information science (LIS) education programs consistently occupies the far end of the prestige spectrum: school librarianship. As Evelyn Daniel wrote in the Reader in Library and Informatio ...

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  • Marshall, Joanne Gard; Solomon, Paul; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    Beyond buildings, collections, and services, the library and information science (LIS) workforce is key to the success of many aspects of a knowledge economy. LIS professionals partner with educators in the instruction of ...

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  • Patillo, Ericka J.; Morgan, Barbara B.; Morgan, Jennifer Craft (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    Job autonomy is a topic that should be of concern to both library managers and employees because job autonomy may predict job satisfaction and retention. This article describes job autonomy among public and academic ...

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  • Oberg, Dianne (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009)
    The integrated school library program model advocated by school library professionals and described in government policy and library association position papers is an innovation that has been difficult to implement in North ...

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  • Helregel, Nicole Kathleen (2015-05)
    Abstract: Marketing and outreach services are an increasingly important part of library services. The main objective of this research project was to study library marketing and outreach, both in education and in practice, ...

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  • Rathbun-Grubb, Susan; Marshall, Joanne Gard (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    Over twenty-five years of research has shown that in spite of low salaries, few opportunities for advancement, and challenging work environments, most public librarians are satisfied overall with their jobs and careers, ...

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  • Dresang, Eliza T.; Koh, Kyungwon (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009)
    School libraries confront significant changes in the digital age, the age of Web 2.0 and of participatory culture. Radical Change theory, based on the digital age principles of interactivity, connectivity, and access, is ...

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  • Kapitzke, Cushla (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009)
    Two recent and related social developments of note for libraries are an upsurge in cultural participation enabled by Web 2.0 media and calls in government policy for enhanced innovation through education. Ironically, these ...

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  • de Groot, Joanne; Branch, Jennifer (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009)
    This article will first look at the important role that school and public libraries play in children’s development by providing crucial encouragement, critical access, and key time for reading and literacy. Then we will ...

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  • Walter, Virginia A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009)
    The article summarizes the tradition of teen services in public libraries and discusses the more recent incorporation of youth development principles and practices into those services, with the Public Libraries as Partners ...

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  • Marshall, Victor; Solomon, Paul; Marshall, Joanne Gard (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    This article provides an overview of the life course perspective as an approach to studying work and careers, and outlines the ways in which it was used by the Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science 1 (WILIS1) ...

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  • Marshall, Joanne Gard; Marshall, Victor W.; Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Barreau, Deborah; Moran, Barbara B.; Solomon, Paul; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan; Thompson, Cheryl A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    This paper provides an overview of Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science 1 (WILIS 1), a large scale retrospective career study of graduates of all library and information science (LIS) programs in North ...

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  • Marshall, Joanne Gard; Marshall, Victor W.; Morgan, Jennifer Craft; Barreau, Deborah; Moran, Barbara; Solomon, Paul; Rathbun-Grubb, Susan; Thompson, Cheryl A. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    This article provides an overview of Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science 2 (WILIS 2), a study aimed at developing a career-tracking and program evaluation system that can potentially be used by all library ...

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  • Moran, Barbara B.; Leonard, Elisabeth; Zellers, Jessica (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2009)
    From the 1960s until the 1990s, gender equity was a topic of great interest in library workforce studies. In the almost forty years since affirmative action law was made applicable to institutions of higher education, ...

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