Tag Archives: LIS education

Call for papers: LIS education in developing countries: challenges and trends

(20 February 2019)  IFLA LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group invites you to submit a proposal for papers to be presented at its 2-hour open session at the 85th IFLA World Library and Information Congress to be held in Athens, Greece, 24-30 August 2019. The session theme is “LIS Education in Developing Countries: Challenges and Trends” […]


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Connecting Myanmar libraries to global academia

(23 June 2017) Roxanne Missingham writes that connections to the world through university libraries are an important feature of the rebirth of higher education. Libraries in Myanmar institutions have, together with the National Library, collected the memory of the nation, curated through many collections of palm leaf manuscripts and rare historic texts. The University libraries […]


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ANU Library collaborates with Yangon University Library on digitisation capabilities

(4 April 2017) Professor Ni Win Zaw, Head of the Department of Library and Information Studies at University of Yangon, recently visited ANU Library to work on a digitisation research project with University Librarian Roxanne Missingham. The project aims to provide a framework for transforming library services and increase digital literacy skills through library and […]


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LIS eLearning programs in Vietnam

(13 July 2016) The IGI Global article Perceptions and Viability of Launching LIS E-Learning Programs in Developing Countries: A Vietnam Case Study explores the factors influencing readiness to launch e-learning of a Library and Information Science (LIS) program in a developing country, with a focus on understanding attitudes toward e-learning and the viability of transitioning […]


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Global education for librarians and information professionals

(4 February 2016) The Traveling Librarian blog reports that the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, part of the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce its continuing Global Education for Librarians and Information Professionals Program. GSLIS will offer again Global Information Services (LSC 518) […]


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NIT Silchar signs MOU with University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA

(17 July 2014) The Central Library of the National Institute of Technology, NIT, Silchar, Assam, India, has entered into a collaborative MOU with University Library & Mortenson Centre for International Library Programme of University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA to create world class LIS facilities at NIT Silchar. The MOU was signed by Prof. […]


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LIS Education in Developing Countries – The Road Ahead

(26 July 2014) This book by Ismail Abdullahi, A.Y. Asundi & C.R. Karisddappa (Eds)  addresses the different issues and challenges that face LIS education in the various regions of the developing world, but also the commonalities that link them. It highlights the successful ways in which problems may be met as well as those which have proved […]


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