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  • Gertrude Bell and the evolution of the library tradition in Iraq. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (OUP https://global.oup.com/academic/product/gertrude-bell-and-iraq-9780197266076, 2017-04-13)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2017. Gertrude Bell and the evolution of the library tradition in Iraq. In Collins, P. and Tripp, C. (eds.) Gertrude Bell and Iraq: a life and legacy. Proceedings of the British Academy, 205: proceedings of Gertrude Bell: a life and legacy, 11-13 September 2013, London, UK. Oxford: Oxford University Press, chapter 11, pages 257-271.
    This paper discusses Gertrude Bell's involvement in the foundation of the Baghdad Public Library and the Iraq Museum Library, shedding light on issues that have surrounded their creation and development. It identifies ...
  • 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. ...
  • The intelligent university library: developing a more comprehensive option for the researcher. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Sage https://doi.org/10.1177/0266666916688383, 2017-02-01)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2017. The intelligent university library: developing a more comprehensive option for the researcher. Information development [online], 33(2), pages 219-223. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0266666916688383.
    The aim of this short conference presentation was to highlight the importance of seeking alternative technological approaches to the optimization of university libraries' resources and services. It discusses briefly the ...
  • 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 ...
  • The Mitterand Library in context: the Bibliotheque Nationale de France and library provision in France. 

    Davies, Sylvie C.; Johnson, Ian M. (K. G. Saur Verlag, 1998-12)
    DAVIES, S. C. and JOHNSON, I. M., 1998. The Mitterand Library in context: the Bibliotheque Nationale de France and library provision in France. Libri, 48 (4), pp. 187-211.
    On 17 December 1996, President Chirac inaugurated a public reference library situated in the largest, costliest and most debated building erected in Paris in modern times. This building is part of a wider project, launched ...
  • Peering into the mist and struggling through it - the education and training of the future information professional. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900101, 1997-03)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1997. Peering into the mist and struggling through it - the education and training of the future information professional. Journal of librarianship and information science, 29 (1), pp. 3-7
    Article prompted by an editorial published in Education for Information, 14, (2) July 1996, 83-4. Outlines some of the responses being made by library schools to changes affecting the library and information science (LIS) ...
  • The rehabilitation of library and information services and professional education in the post-soviet republics: reflections from a development project. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266666913479389, 2014-05)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 2014. The rehabilitation of library and information services and professional education in the post-soviet republics: reflections from a development project. Information Development, 30 (2), pp. 130-147.
    This paper evolved from a project supported by the European Commission TEMPUS programme that provided technical assistance for developments in Armenia, Georgia and Uzbekistan. The project (NMPLIS) sought to underpin the ...