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Check out the SETBulletin, January 2020 for an in-depth look into the survey conducted by the working group on global LIS education. The article was written by our BSLISE member, Fatih Oguz, University of North Carolina Greensboro, USA. Additionally, a photo gallery from the BSLISE working group at the Athens WILC is included in this... Continue Reading →

BSLISE Webinar

Building Strong LIS Education (BSLISE) Webinar on November 3, 2016, 2-3pm CDT (Chicago) Check out this webinar from the BSLISE working group!

Past IFLA WLIC Activities

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

IFLA BSLISE Working Group publishes White Paper on “Building Strong LIS Education: A Call to Global and Local Action”

IFLA BSLISE Working Group publishes White Paper on “Building Strong LIS Education: A Call to Global and Local Action” The IFLA BSLISE Working Group announces the publication of the White Paper on “Building Strong LIS Education: A Call to Global and Local Action” http://openbooks.uct.ac.za/liseducation/index.php/liseducation/catalog/book/1 IFLA BSLISE Working Group (2018). Building Strong LIS Education: A Call to Global... Continue Reading →

Participate in International Survey of Entry Requirements for Library and Information “Professional” Practice

Deadline: May 31, 2017 The IFLA Building Strong Library and Information Science Education (BSLISE) Working Group is conducting an international study to learn the differing qualification requirements (education, certification, individual credentialing system) for library and information “professional” practice in order to develop a better understanding of the equivalence of credentials and the role of LIS... Continue Reading →

Building Strong LIS Education (BSLISE) Webinar on November 3, 2016, 2-3pm CDT (Chicago)

Developing an international quality assessment framework for LIS Education: experiences and opportunities from three accreditation programs The IFLA Building Strong LIS Education (BSLISE) Working Group invites you to a webinar that considers how associations cooperating internationally could create an international quality assessment framework for LIS education. The presentation will draw on the experience of delivering... Continue Reading →

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