Browse by Subject "Library and information science"

  • 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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  • 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)
    This article utilizes data collected through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)–supported Workforce Issues in Library and Information Science 1 (WILIS 1)1 survey of graduates (1964–2007) of the five library ...

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