• Medicine
  • Published 1998

Instructional communication as acore service competency:A call for curricular change in professional library education

@inproceedings{Estrin1998InstructionalCA,
  title={Instructional communication as acore service competency:A call for curricular change in professional library education},
  author={Jonathan W. Estrin},
  year={1998}
}
The promise of libraries to educate the citizenry has long been a purpose of the library as an institution. Instruction occurs in public, academic, and special libraries and is manifested in many ways beyond the traditional classroom environment. This article suggests that instruction is a professional competency intrinsically linked to enhancing service quality and organizational effectiveness. While the merits of library instruction as an effective tool have long been debated in the… CONTINUE READING

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