History of curriculum development in library science education in China

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Library science education in China has experienced several stages of developments and changes in curricula. There is some research on the history of library science education in China. However, little research has been conducted on curriculum development from a historical perspective. This study examines the historical and current status of curriculum development in China. It compares the changes in curricula from various stages and analyzes the factors influencing the curriculum development. The main problems in curriculum development are discussed. Suggestions and recommendations are helpful for library schools to successfully adapt themselves to the digital age and to develop future curriculum effectively.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Pages (from-to)1-12
Number of pages12
JournalChinese Librarianship: An International Electronic Journal
Issue number46
Publication statusPublished - 01 Dec 2018


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