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Title:A Media Librarian���s Education: An Assessment of the Availability and Need for Specific Training in Media Librarianship Issues and Practice
Author(s):Laskowski, Mary S.
Subject(s):Academic libraries
Library media services
Media librarianship - Education
Abstract:This article articulates the findings of two research studies. The first, a national survey, explores the educational background and current job responsibilities of media librarians. The second, a web analysis, assesses media-related curriculum components of accredited library and information science programs. Conclusions support anecdotal evidence that media librarians receive the majority of their education regarding media-related issues on the job.
Issue Date:2010
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Citation Info:In Library Trends 58 (3) Winter 2010: 391-401.
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Rights Information:Copyright 2010 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2010-08-10

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