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Needs For Improvement Of Professional Education In Library And Information Science.

  title={Needs For Improvement Of Professional Education In Library And Information Science.},
  author={Jack Belzer and James W. Brown},
ABSTRACT A review of recent professional literature on graduate education for library and information science reveals that many improvements are being actively sought, but most of these desired changes would take the form of minor curriculum adjustments to existing programs. What is needed, however, is a redefinition of the whole field of library and information science, in terms of future information needs and the probable shape of future information service institutions. On making a tentative… Expand
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