Browsing Area Studies Librarianship Conference (1996) by Issue Date

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  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    Table of contents for the Proceedings of the Future of Area Librarianship Conference.
  • Neal, James (1996)
    Outlines the conference objectives, which are to discuss the results of the National Survey on Area Librarianship and draft a national action plan aimed at strengthening and advancing area librarianship.
  • O'Meara, Patrick (1996)
    Provides an historical overview of international education in the United States, with emphasis placed on the role of external funding. O’Meara discusses the impact of changing trends in academic scholarship on library ...
  • Neal, James (1996)
    Presents the findings from a national survey sent to library directors at ARL institutions. Neal estimates that 65 institutions employ approximately 564 area librarians nationwide. Neal discusses recent efforts to recruit ...
  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (1996)
    Presents the findings from a national survey sent to area studies librarians. Schmidt concludes that more than 80% of area librarians spend half their time or more on area librarianship activities; further, approximately ...
  • Credits 
    Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    Acknowledges the support of U.S. Department of Education Title VI funding to make this conference possible.
  • Foreword 
    Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    A detailed schedule of conference events.
  • Neal, James (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    James Neal introduces the keynote speaker, Patrick O'Meara, and highlights his professional accomplishments.
  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    A summary of responses and questions from conference participants regarding the results of the survey.
  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    A summary of responses to questions about education and preparation of librarians, continuing education and professional development, area programs and funding issues, and cooperative efforts and technology issues.
  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    A list of conference participants with their position title and home institution.
  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    Includes the four questionnaires sent out for the National Survey on Area Librarianship. Appendix II-A is the Association of Research Libraries Director’s Version. Appendix II-B is the Library and Information Science ...
  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    A compilation of selected data from surveys returned by area librarians. Appendix III-A is an alphabetical list of languages known by area librarians. Appendix II-B is a list countries where area librarians have worked ...
  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    Includes information about two discussion sessions that occurred during the conference. Appendix IV-A lists members of each discussion group. Group facilitators and reporters are also identified. Appendix IV-B lists ...
  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    A summary of group discussions which resulted from the drafting of a national action plan aimed at strengthening and advancing area librarianship. Group discussions examined four key areas: education and preparation of ...
  • Jakubs, Deborah (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    Examines the changing roles of area librarians and discusses how area librarians can remain relevant in academic libraries. Jakubs assesses the current skill set of area librarians and discusses new skill sets area ...
  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    Appendix V-A includes the conference evaluation questionnaire which was administered to participants on the last day of the conference. Appendix V-B is a detailed summary of responses garnered from the conference evaluation, ...
  • Oyler, Patricia (Indiana University Libraries, 1996)
    Presents an overview of Library and Information Science (LIS) education in the United States. Oyler argues that most LIS programs do not offer area studies courses because they do not attract sufficient student enrollment. ...
  • Schmidt, Nancy J. (1996)
    Presents the findings from a national survey on area librarianship. Conference presentations discuss changing trends in international education and the impact of technology on the future of area studies librarianship. ...

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