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  • Foreign interventions and domestic initiatives in the development of education for librarianship and information management, with Iraq as a case study. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, School of Information Management, 2016-09-01)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2016. Foreign interventions and domestic initiatives in the development of education for librarianship and information management, with Iraq as a case study. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    This study aimed to identify the influences on the development and sustainability of education for librarianship and information management. It analysed the factors that contribute to the development of education for ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Under-resourced, inadequately staffed, and little used: some issues facing many school libraries, seen through the lens of an exploration of the situation in Iraq. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (JOHN HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS https://doi.org/10.1353/lib.2016.0032, 2016-09-30)
    JOHNSON, I.M. 2016. Under-resourced, inadequately staffed, and little used: some issues facing many school libraries, seen through the lens of an exploration of the situation in Iraq. Library trends [online], 65(2), pages 217-250. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1353/lib.2016.0032.
    This paper discusses why many school libraries may not have been seen as an essential element of education, and supported and used accordingly. It reviews the international agencies' advice and encouragement for the ...