Quality Assurance in LIS Education
This book reviews and examines the quality assurance systems of Library and Information Science (LIS) education in a variety countries and regions, including Asia, North America, Latin America and Europe.
Globalization of education has caused the number of LIS professionals working in every region of the world to increase greatly. In order to be qualified as an LIS professional worldwide as well as in a local area, it is imperative that there exists a global standard of quality assurance systems for LIS practitioners. This book provides such a standard and ranks specific systems and educational programs worldwide.
With contributions from leading researchers and scholars in a variety of regions across the globe, this book will prove an invaluable resource for professionals and educators of LIS education
Compares and examines LIS education systems in Asia, North America, Latin America, Europe and AfricaWritten by leading researchers and scholars of LIS education in each country representedFocuses on the quality assurance of LIS professional education at the university level