A survey of digital library education

Tefko Saracevic, Marija Dalbello

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Abstract

The concept of digital library has several differing interpretations, derived from different communities involved in digital library research, practice, organization, and commerce. Educational offerings followed these activities. The major aim of the paper is to present results from a survey on the current state of digital library education in academic institutions. But we also examine the rationale and orientation for digital library education. We suggest several models that have emerged in the teaching of digital libraries and in incorporation of relevant topics into various curricula.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-223
Number of pages15
JournalProceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting
Volume38
StatePublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Information Systems
  • Library and Information Sciences

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