Information science education and library and information studies education: Transnational conversations

Terry Weech, Clara M. Chu, Sandra Hirsh, Heidi Julien, Mary Anne Kennan, Diane L. Velasquez, Bhuva Narayan

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The panel/round-table will explore the status of the education of information professionals internationally, with a focus on a review of the status of Library and Information Studies, Information Science, and Information Professional education programs in the U.S., Canada and Australia. Similarities and differences between programs in each country specific to the information professions will be analyzed. The analysis will include a review of the quality assessment of programs, and specific issues related to their success, and concerns about the future of programs in each case. The impact of the iSchool movement will be examined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)586-589
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2019


  • Information Professions Education
  • Information Science Education
  • Library and Information Studies Education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science
  • Library and Information Sciences


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