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Title:The landscape of lis research and teaching area: iSchools versus non-iSchools in North America
Author(s):Shu, Fei; Beheshti, Jamshid
Subject(s):iSchools
Library Science
Information Science
research area
teaching area
Abstract:The purpose of this study is to investigate the differences and similarities in terms of research area and teaching area between the iSchools faculty members and non-iSchools faculty members within the traditional LIS schools offering a master’s programs accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) in the United States and Canada. The results indicate that iSchool faculty members have more interests on information system and retrieval while non-iSchool colleagues focus more on services on user populations, in both research area and teaching area.
Issue Date:2016-03-15
Publisher:iSchools
Citation Info:NA
Series/Report:IConference 2016 Proceedings
Genre:Conference Paper / Presentation
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/89431
DOI:10.9776/16203
Rights Information:Copyright 2016 is held by the authors. Copyright permissions, when appropriate, must be obtained directly from the authors.
Date Available in IDEALS:2016-03-08


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