International and Comparative Librarianship

S. R. Ranganathan, P. N. Kaula, R. N. Sharma, J. F. Harvey, D. J. Foskett, J. P. Danton, M. M. Jackson, etc.
This Blogosphere has a slant towards India [a.k.a Indica, Indo, South-Asian, Oriental, Bharat, Hindustan, Asian-Indian (not American Indian)].

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Courses in International Librarianship

History of the terms:

Richard Krzys, writing in 1983, found the historical roots of comparative librarianship much further back, but he defined its study more broadly, and creatively, and called it “world librarianship.” (in “Crises” in Scholarly Communications: Insights from Forty Years of the Journal of Library History,
1966 – 2005
, by Maria Elena Gonzalez; p. 174)

BLISS, NONIE J. "The Emergence of International Librarianship As a Field," Libri - International Journal of Libraries and Information Services , Volume 43 (1) de Gruyter – Jan 1, 1993
Through a rcvicw of the literaturc in the field of international librarianship four major arcas of concern were identified äs a framework for analysis and developmcnt of the field. These areas were: (1) theoretical context, (2) library practice, (3) education for librarianship, and (4) bibliographic access Information transcends time and space. continue reading

  • Course: Comparative and International Librarianship

  • International or Global -The Expanding Universe of Librarianship by LM Rudasill - 2009

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