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  • Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British Schools of Librarianship and Information Studies 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00242539810209122, 1998)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1998. Challenges in developing professionals for the 'information society': and some responses by the British Schools of Librarianship and Information Studies. Library Review, 47 (3), pp. 52-59.
    This paper identifies six major challenges facing the information profession as the 'Information Society' emerges: assisting users to deal with information overload; the high level of technical skills required to manage ...
  • Directory of schools of librarianship and information sciences in Latin America - past and present 

    Johnson, Ian M. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2006-12)
    JOHNSON, I., 2006. Directory of schools of librarianship and information sciences in Latin America - past and present. Education for information, 24 (4), pp. 201-254.
    The paper introduces a directory of Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences in Latin America. This was based on existing printed directories, and an extensive web search in January 2007. An appended directory ...
  • Education and training of library technicians in Czechoslovakia. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Elsevier, 1984-07)
    JOHNSON, IAN M., 1984. Education and training of library technicians in Czechoslovakia. International Library Review, 16 (3), pp. 247-270
    Czechoslovakia, since 1969, has been a federal state of two nations. The Czech Socialist Republic (CSR) covers the western areas of the country, traditionally known as Bohemia and Moravia. The eastern portion, Slovakia, ...
  • Electronic journal provision and use in China: an initial study. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Wang, Hong; Nie, Fei (UKSG http://dx.doi.org/10.1629/21210, 2008-11)
    JOHNSON, I. M., WANG, H. and NIE, F., 2008. Electronic journal provision and use in China: an initial study. Serials, 21 (3), pp. 210-221.
    The growth of electronic journals in Western Europe and North America has been widely reported. The rapid development of electronic journal publishing in China is less well known. This paper provides a brief introduction ...
  • An examination of development factors in the UK children's multimedia market 

    Anthoney, Audrey McIntosh (The Robert Gordon University Department of Communication, Marketing and Media, 2003-04)
    The project topic developed in early 1998 as it emerged that there was a need for research into the area of children's multimedia in the UK. Research by others into the area of `generic' multimedia, products and technology, ...
  • Guidelines for e-reference library services for distance learners and other remote users. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Reid, Peter H.; Newton, Robert; Baxter, Graeme; Killen, Claire (Robert Gordon University http://www.unesco.org/new/fileadmin/MULTIMEDIA/HQ/CI/CI/pdf/mow/guidelines_ereference_library_services_distance_learners_en.pdf, 2004-12-31)
    JOHNSON, I.M., REID, P.H. and NEWTON, R., with BAXTER, G. and KILLEN, C. 2004. Guidelines for e-reference library services for distance learners and other remote users. A report for UNESCO [online]. Aberdeen: RGU. Available from: http://www.unesco.org/new/fileadmin/MULTIMEDIA/HQ/CI/CI/pdf/mow/guidelines_ereference_library_services_distance_learners_en.pdf
    Until recently the provision of distance education was undertaken mainly by various professional associations and commercial agencies offering vocational training. Library provision to meet the needs of registered students ...
  • Impact evaluation of museums, archives and libraries: available evidence project. 

    Wavell, Caroline; Baxter, Graeme; Johnson, Ian M.; Williams, Dorothy (Robert Gordon University. Aberdeen Business School https://www.rgu.ac.uk/4E339E80-595A-11E1-BF5B000d609cb064, 2002-12-31)
    WAVELL, C., BAXTER, G., JOHNSON, I. and WILLIAMS, D. 2002. Impact evaluation of museums, archives and libraries: available evidence project. A report for Resource: the Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries. Aberdeen: RGU [online]. Available from: https://www.rgu.ac.uk/4E339E80-595A-11E1-BF5B000d609cb064
    This report provides a critical overview of impact evaluation in the museums, archives and libraries sector. The study, funded by Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries, consisted largely of a review of ...
  • Impact evaluation, professional practice and policy making. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Williams, Dorothy; Wavell, Caroline; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074800410515255, 2004-01)
    JOHNSON, I. M., WILLIAMS, D. A., WAVELL, C. and BAXTER, G., 2004. Impact evaluation, professional practice, and policy making. New Library World, 105 (1/2), pp. 33-46.
    This paper examines the relationship between research into the evaluation of the impact of library and information services, policy making in the field, and professional practice and education. The paper first summarises ...
  • The impact on education for librarianship and information studies of the Bologna process and related European Commission programmes – and some outstanding issues in Europe and beyond. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (IOS Press, 2013-09)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2013. The impact on education for librarianship and information studies of the Bologna process and related European Commission programmes – and some outstanding issues in Europe and beyond. Education for Information, 30 (1/2), pp. 63-92.
    The Bologna Declaration of 1999 is the basis for continuing reforms in higher education intended to support international mobility in employment within the European Union. This paper describes the standardised structure ...
  • The impact on libraries and archives in Iraq of war and looting in 2003: a preliminary assessment of the damage and subsequent reconstruction efforts. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iilr.2005.07.005, 2005-09)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2005. The impact on libraries and archives in Iraq of war and looting in 2003: a preliminary assessment of the damage and subsequent reconstruction efforts. International Information and Library Review, 37 (3), pp. 209-271
    The early reports that appeared during and immediately after the 2003 war and subsequent civil disorder in Iraq provoked public and professional concern about the impact on libraries and archives services. However, many ...
  • "In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity" - using a case study to identify Critical Success Factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2005-03)
    JOHNSON, I.M., 2005. "In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity" - using a case study to identify Critical Success Factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects. Education for Information, 23 (1/2), pp.9-42.
    This paper aims to identify factors that contribute to the successful initiation of international collaborative projects that are intended to support the development of education for librarianship and information sciences. ...
  • International assistance and national and individual contributions in the development of education for library, information and archival studies: some evidence from a case study. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (De Gruyter https://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libri-2015-0110, 2016-04-02)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2016. International assistance and national and individual contributions in the development of education for library, information and archival studies: some evidence from a case study. Libri [online], 66(1), pages 3-12. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1515/libri-2015.0110
    This is a very brief summary of a study that focused on the development of education for library, archive, and information services (LIS) in Iraq, where significant progress seemed to have been made before the Second Gulf ...
  • Libraries in major universities in Lebanon. 

    Al-Khatib, Sahar; Johnson, Ian M. (De Gruyter http://www.librijournal.org/pdf/2001-4pp209-224.pdf, 2001-12)
    AL-KHATIB, S. and JOHNSON, I. M., 2001. Libraries in major universities in Lebanon. Libri, 51 (4), pp. 209-224.
    This paper puts the contemporary situation of some Lebanese university libraries in a broader context. It introduces the country, and outlines its higher education system, library science education, professional association, ...
  • Library development in Armenia: problems and progress since the dissolution of the USSR. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iilr.2013.08.003, 2013-09)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2013. Library development in Armenia: problems and progress since the dissolution of the USSR. International Information and Library Review, 45 (1-2), pp. 50-62.
    The paper provides a situation report on the state of libraries and information services, publishing and bookselling in Armenia. It briefly describes their development, outlines the international development assistance ...
  • Library development in the Georgian Republic: problems and progress since the dissolution of the USSR. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Dominican Graduate School of Library and Information Science. http://www.worlib.org/vol20no2/johnson_v20n2.shtml, 2013-05)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2013. Library development in the Georgian Republic: problems and progress since the dissolution of the USSR. World Libraries. [online] 20 (2) Available from: http://www.worlib.org/vol20no2/johnson_v20n2.shtml [Accessed 20 May 2014]
    The paper provides a situation report on the state of libraries and information services, publishing and bookselling in the Republic of Georgia in the South Caucasus. It briefly describes their development, outlines the ...
  • Library development in Uzbekistan: progress and problems since the dissolution of the USSR. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Manchester University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.7227/ALX.24.1.5, 2013-04)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2013. Library development in Uzbekistan: progress and problems since the dissolution of the USSR. Alexandria: The Journal of National and International Library and Information Issues, 24 (1), pp. 43-79.
    The paper is a report on the development and current state of libraries and information services in Uzbekistan. It was initially prepared as background for a project supported by the European Commission’s TEMPUS programme ...
  • Management development for libraries and information services in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/iilr.2000.0121, 1999-12)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1999. Management development for libraries and information services in Latin America and the Caribbean. International Information and Library Review, 31 (4), pp. 225-244
    This paper reflects on the outcomes of a project undertaken in 1997/98, and examines issues relating to the development of the managerial expertise that underpins the library and information services in Latin America and ...
  • Management education and training for librarians in Scotland. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Hannabuss, C. Stuart; Wildgoose, David M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://ifl.sagepub.com/content/vol19/issue3/, 1993)
    JOHNSON, I. M., HANNABUSS, C. S. and WILDGOOSE, D. M., 1993. Management education and training for librarians in Scotland. IFLA Journal, 19 (3), pp. 280-291
    This paper is a report on research into management education and training for librarians, which was initiated and funded by the Library and Information Services Committee (Scotland) [LISC(S)]. It outlines the origin of the ...
  • Management education in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

    Johnson, Ian M.; Medina, Aurelia Fuertes; Herrera, Luis A. (IOS Press http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=01678329, 2001-03)
    JOHNSON, I. M., MEDINA, A. F. and HERRERA, L.A., 2001. Management education in Latin America and the Caribbean. Education for Information, 19 (1), pp. 3-18
    This paper examines some issues relating to the development in Latin America and the Caribbean of the managerial expertise that underpins the modernisation of library and information services. It reports on part of a ...
  • Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. 

    Gumilar, Dudung; Johnson, Ian M. (Taylor & Francis http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13614533.asp, 1995)
    GUMILAR, D. and JOHNSON, I. M., 1995. Management information systems in some academic libraries in Britain. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 1, pp. 57-84.
    This paper examines the potential and actual use of computer generated information in decision making by academic library managers. It begins by discussing some of the contemporary issues in British higher education ...