Quality Assurance in LIS Education

An International and Comparative Study

  • Makiko Miwa
  • Shizuko Miyahara

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Background of the Quality Assurance of the LIS Field

  3. Country Report: LIS Education and Quality Assurance System in Asia-Pacific

  4. Regional Quality Assurance System of LIS Education

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 259-264

About this book

Introduction

This book reviews and examines the quality assurance systems of Library and Information Science (LIS) education in a variety countries and regions, including Asia, North America, Latin America and Europe. 

Globalization of education has caused the number of LIS professionals working in every region of the world to increase greatly.  In order to be qualified as an LIS professional worldwide as well as in a local area, it is imperative that there exists a global standard of quality assurance systems for LIS practitioners.  This book provides such a standard and ranks specific systems and educational programs worldwide.   

With contributions from leading researchers and scholars in a variety of regions across the globe, this book will prove an invaluable resource for professionals and educators of LIS education.

Keywords

GlobaLIS Internationalization of LIS Education LIS LIS in Education Library and Information Science Quality assurance models of LIS

Editors and affiliations

  • Makiko Miwa
    • 1
  • Shizuko Miyahara
    • 2
  1. 1.Center of ICT and Distance EducationThe Open University of JapanChiba-shiJapan
  2. 2.Sagami Women’s UniversitySagamihara CityJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6495-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-6494-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-6495-2
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