Past BSLISE Activities
Južnič, Primož, Renon, Flavia, and Heco, Tilen. “Towards Building Strong LIS Education: Preliminary Findings from an International Environmental Scan of LIS Education, Certification, and Professional Identity (European Focus).” FEIS (International Symposium on the Future of Education in Information Science) EINFOSE (European Information Science Education: Encouraging Mobility and Learning Outcomes Harmonization) 2018, Pisa, Italy, 10-11 September 2018. Video of the session is available in the September 11 morning session starting at the 70-minute mark here.
FEIS – map of LIS education in Europe created by ASIS&T European Chapter, discussion of “library” schools and their status – proceeding (put in publication)
Chu, Clara M., Dali, Karen, Južnič, Primož, Martínez-Arellano, Filiberto Felipe, Raju, Jaya, and Tammaro, Anna Maria. “MLIS Qualifications, Certification, and the Meaning of ‘Professional’ around the World.” ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) 2018 Conference, Denver, Colorado, United States, 6-9 February 2018
2019 IFLA WLIC Open Session, 27.08.2019, 16:00 – 18:00. Session 193. International Framework for the Assessment of Quality Standards in LIS Education: the Role of Associations, Higher Education and the Professional Community – Library Theory and Research and Education and Training [Presentation PDF]
The IFLA BSLISE Working Group https://bslise.org/ will present a concept for an international framework for the assessment of quality standards in LIS education and based on this, engage IFLA and national associations, LIS programs, and the professional community in discussing their roles in developing and implementing this assessment mechanism. The framework concept will have considered IFLA’s Global Vision. These deliberations will inform the implementation of an international framework for the assessment of quality standards in LIS education.
Satellite meeting Asia / Oceania (Clara)
Developing ideas in SE region
IFLA open session in Malaysia – 2018 IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24-30 August 2018
Title: Building Strong LIS Education: Work-In-Progress and Critical Engagement
BSLISE open session at IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2017
IFLA Sponsors: The LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group (SIG), Education and Training Section (SET), and Library Theory and Research (LTR) Section
Date and time: Thursday, 24 August 2017, 10h45-12h45, at the 2017 IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC), Wroclaw, Poland, 19-25 August 2017. For additional information about the session, click here.