Producing Library Professionals: the MLIS Programme

Edzan, N.N. and Zainab, A.N. and Singh, D. (2007) Producing Library Professionals: the MLIS Programme. In: International Conference on Libraries (ICOL 2007), 31 October-2 November 2007, Gurney Hotel, Penang, Malaysia.

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The Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) programme at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya, started out in the mid-1980's with an initial intake of only 5 students. The programme is now placed under the Library and Information Science Unit and to date has produced about 206 graduayes. This paper describes the curriculum review process which was conducted in 2006. The review led to the reshaping of the course contents which took into consideration the emerging trends that are evident within the profession. The current structure of the MLIS programme requires the students to enroll in any one of the three modes namely, coursework only; coursework and dissertation or dissertation only.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Library Science; Education and Training of Librarians; Library Schools
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Libraries > Library science. Information science
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology > Dept of Library & Information Science Unit
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2011 02:01
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2014 12:46

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