Focus on international & comparative librarianship.

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ContributionsLibrary Association. International and Comparative Librarianship Group.
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Paginationp.p.138-219 ;
Number of Pages219
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This contributed volume, International and Comparative Studies in Information and Library Science: A Focus on the United States and Asian Countries, addresses such issues as research methodologies, information policy, professional education, information organization, as well as school, academic, and public libraries.

The book also features a Format: Paperback. : International and Comparative Librarianship: A Thematic Approach (Global Studies in Libraries and Information) (): Peter Johan Lor: BooksPrice: $ Based on his extensive experience in international librarianship, Peter Johan Lor, South Africa's first National Librarian Focus on international & comparative librarianship.

book a former Secretary General of the IFLA, has written the first comprehensive and systematic overview of international and comparative librarianship. His book provides a conceptual framework and methodological guidelines.

Focus on international & comparative librarianship Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. The ODLIS Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science defines comparative librarianship as “the study and analysis of similarities and differences in librarianship as practiced in different countries, to identify or clarify underlying principles, expand awareness of successful practices, facilitate cooperation, etc.,” whereas the Harrod’s Librarians’ Glossary defines comparative librarianship as “the study of library Cited by: 1.

This is where I posted draft chapters of my book on international and comparative librarianship, International and comparative librarianship: concepts and methods for global studies, while I was writing it.

The chapters were published here under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Unported License. The book has been completed. Several key points for consideration are raised by the definition: (a) International librarianship is a field of activity, rather than a scientific discipline.

This does not, of course, prevent the activities from being studied with scientific rigor. international and comparative librarianship are examined, before the motivations or rationales of writers on international librarianship are categorised: exoticism, philanthropy, extending national influence, promoting international understanding, internationalism, cooperation, innovation, advancing knowledge, and self-understanding.

International And Comparative Librarianship Research Methods *Corresponding Author: Dr. Chipo Mutongi 11 | Page research. While a case study’s inclusion in comparative librarianship is justified if it backed up by collecting material for an area study.

In practice it means that the student reads up the whole of librarianship in one. 'Librarianship, International Aspects' since has begun listing entries under 'Librarian-ship, comparative' since This shows a steady growth of the area and its increasing acceptance by the profession.

However, Comparative Librarianship is yet to enter any of the Encyclopedias though some of them include as many as ten different. Lor: International and Comparative Librarianship, Front matter v. 2, page iii Preface In Greenwood Press published the International handbook of contemporary developments in librarianship, edited by Miles M.

Jackson () contained a short section on academicFile Size: KB. Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship highlights the importance of international librarianship in governmental and non-governmental institutions, organizations, and groups in order to promote, develop, and maintain librarianship and the library.

International Library Education International and Comparative Librarianship in Developing Countries MOHAMMED M.

AMAN, EDITOR O. Ogundipe The Concept of Librarianship in Developing Countries The concept of librarianship in Africa, the developing countries, or the Third World is not fundamentally different from that in the developed or other parts. Based on his extensive experience in international librarianship, Peter Johan Lor, South Africa's first National Librarian and a former Secretary General of the IFLA, has written the first comprehensive and systematic overview of international and comparative librarianship.

His book provides a conceptual framework and methodological guidelines for the field and covers the full range. During these years, The Journal of Library History, the Focus on International and Comparative Librarianship, and the International Library Review) started either to carry a section or to devote an entire issue primarily to the study of comparative : Chih Wang.

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For further information. A COMMON TEXTBOOK OF COMPARATIVE LIBRARIANSHIP FOR SOUTHEAST ASIA LIBRARY SCHOOLS: A PROPOSAL AND RETHINKING L. Sulistyo-Basuki* Abstract Due to dearth and obsolescence of teaching materials on ASEAN libraries and librarianship, the author proposes the writing of books that could be used as common textbooks for courses on comparative ASEAN.

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Although clearer definitions were developed during the mids by J. Stephen Parker and J. Periam Danton respectively, some confusion has persisted. In practice the two fields are often grouped together as “international and comparative librarianship” or “international and comparative library science.”Cited by: 5.

Foremost, comparative librarianship is a descriptive research approach; thus several methods of investigation can be employed, including case studies, library surveys, survey research, and, in some instance historical studies of recent past development.

Get this from a library. Focus on international & comparative librarianship. [Library Association. International and Comparative Librarianship Group.;]. Containing English and foreign-language periodicals, journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, library school theses and books, this database encompasses subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval and Author: Linda Schuller.

Assessment of some major journals of international/comparative librarianship. Author links open overlay panel A. : A. Rooke.

Professionals, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) used to be descriptives and at times denounce some cases where libraries and librarians are facing challenges. These perspectives meet one of the most central discussions within International and Comparative Librarianship (Lor ).

Table of contents for International and comparative studies in information and library science: a focus of the United States and Asian countries / [edited by] Yan Quan Liu, Xiaojun Cheng.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxvii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Comparative librarianship / Lalitha K.

Sami --International library and information science research: a comparison of national trends / Maxine Rochester and Pertti Vakkari --Comparison between the People's Republic of China and the United States in the field of library and. International and Comparative ADR Books These books focus on international and comparative ADR research.

Diplomatic and Judicial Means of Dispute Settlement by Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Marcelo Kohen and Jorge E. ViñualesAuthor: Jennifer Allison. Librarians have to be meticulous and precise in their work of ordering, recording and caring for books. If you liked English at A-Level but want a more career focused degree, consider Librarianship.

A librarian also has to have good social graces to look after their customers, be friendly and helpful. Comparative literature involves complex, multilingual and eclectic studies mixing the national and the international perspective.

Historically, comparative literature has shifted from narrow, selective studies on European masterpieces and works of former colonial powers to more eclectic and multidisciplinary research — moving from a.

Books. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Today, various books contain information about international and comparative education. Below are the current books that are most heavily used by Penn State faculty and students. If you'd like additional recommendations, contact Education librarian Ellysa Cahoy ([email protected]) or a librarian at your : Ellysa Cahoy.Due to death and obsolescence of teaching materials on ASEAN libraries and librarianship, the author proposes the writing of books that could be used as common textbooks for courses on comparative ASEAN librarianship.

The textbooks should be comprehensive to cover traditional as well as current topics, written in English, by CONSAL librarians and/or LIS teachers and possibly published by CONSAL.