Academic Libraries in the US and China: Comparative Studies by Hanrong Wang, Bethany Latham

By Hanrong Wang, Bethany Latham

Educational libraries have an extended background either within the united states and China, with associations constructing alongside diversified trajectories, and responding to the swiftly altering library setting globally. educational Libraries within the US and China compares present practices inside Library and knowledge technological know-how (LIS) within the united states and China, giving an old evaluation of guide, govt files, and outreach in educational libraries, in addition to dialogue and comparative analysis.

An advent results in chapters on guide, executive courses, and outreach. each one subject is roofed either for American and chinese language educational libraries. A end then offers comparative research folks and chinese language educational libraries.

  • Provides a transparent exam of the old foundations of 3 key components in the educational library
  • Includes examples of easy-to-implement present practices
  • Anticipates destiny trends

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In American Library Association College and Reference Section (comps), College and Reference Library Yearbook, vol. 3, pp. 94–9. R. (2009) The Great American University: Its Rise to Pre-eminence, Its Indispensable National Role, Why It Must Be Protected. New York: Public Affairs. Columbia University in the City of New York (2007) A Brief History of Columbia. html. C. (1886) Teaching bibliography in colleges. Library Journal, 11, pp. 289–94. Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, US (2009) Smith-Lever Act.

Accordingly, library schools added instruction courses to their curricula. Of 55 accredited library schools surveyed in the US in 1975, only four offered courses specifically on library instruction, but four stated that mini-courses in instruction were planned for upcoming years (Galloway, 1976). Another survey of 63 accredited library schools found that library schools were broadening their curricula; 16 of them integrated library instruction into other courses such as reference, media, and type of library.

Html. Galloway, S. (1976) Nobody is teaching the teachers. Booklegger, 3, 29. B. (1926) The evolution of college and university libraries. Bulletin of the American Library Association, 20, pp. 293–9. S. R. (2001) Information Literacy Instruction: Theory and Practice. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc. A. (2007) Building a national literature: the United States 1800–1890. In S. Eliot and J. ), A Companion to the History of the Book. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing. E. (1980) Academic libraries and undergraduate education: the CLR experience.

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