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Title
The Role of People, Information, and Technology in LIS Education: Driving a Call for Action Towards the UN 2030 Agenda
Author(s)
Heesop KimReysa C. Alenzuela
Publisher
한국과학기술정보연구원 과학기술정보센터
Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information
Publication Year
2016-12-30
Abstract
Around the world, public access to information plays a crucial role in improving lives and facilitating development. People, technology, and information, which also represent common themes of i-Schools, are deemed relevant in adapting to these global challenges. The main purpose of this research is to identify the orientation of curriculums in LIS Schools in South Korea toward technology, information, and people for graduate schools of library and information science. This research also correlates the directions of the schools with the UN 2030 Agenda. Using the Wilson model, this study examines the orientation of courses offered. The result of classification and content analysis revealed that courses offered are leaning towards technology and information content. Courses reviewed in the light of developing knowledge and skills of information professionals to facilitate the fulfillment of global goals can make libraries more responsive to the changing times.
Keyword
UN 2030 Agenda; LIS Education; iSchool; South Korea
Journal Title
Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice
Citation Volume
4
ISSN
2287-4577
DOI
10.1633/JISTaP.2016.4.4.2
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8. KISTI 간행물 > JISTaP > Vol. 4 - No. 4
Type
Article
URI
https://repository.kisti.re.kr/handle/10580/9399
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