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 →
Building Strong LIS Education (BSLISE) Webinar on November 3, 2016, 2-3pm CDT (Chicago) Check out this webinar from the BSLISE working group!
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 →
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” 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 →
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 →
Interested in strong LIS education? Save this date and time at the 2017 IFLA WLIC: Thursday, 24 August 2017 (10h45-12h45) The IFLA LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group (SIG), Education and Training Section (SET), and the Library Theory and Research (LTR) Section will jointly present an open session on Thursday, 24 August 2017... Continue Reading →
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 →
The site for the IFLA Satellite Meeting on the "International Quality Assessment of LIS Education Programs" is available and can be accessed by clicking this image:
OCLC created a round up of presentations and photos for events and programs it hosted during IFLA WLIC 2016. Go to the OCLC events page OR click on the graphic below to access links to photos, a video and many presentations from the Congress venue and IFLA Satellite Meetings that were held at OCLC's Dublin, Ohio, campus.