Re-conceptualising and re-positioning Australian library and information science education for the twenty-first century: Final Report

Helen Patridge, Mary Carroll, Barbara Combes, Philip Hider, Sue Reynolds, Paul Genoni, Maureen Henniger, Christine Yates, Kerry Tanner, Sally Burford, Leonie Ellis

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Abstract

ustainable manner, the diverse supply of graduates with the appropriate attributes to develop and maintain high quality professional practice in the rapidly changing 21st century? This report presents the key findings of a project that has examined this question through research into future directions for LIS education in Australia. Titled Re-conceptualising and re-positioning Australian library and information science education for the twenty-first century, the purpose of the project was to establish a consolidated and holistic picture of the Australian LIS profession, and identify how its future education and training can be mediated in a cohesive and sustainable manner. The project was undertaken with a team of 12 university and vocational LIS educators from 11 institutions around Australia between November 2009 and December 2010.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherALTC
ISBN (Electronic)ISBN 978-0-9871983-6-5
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Grant Number

  • 46915

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