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  • 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, ...
  • Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 1) 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Association for Library and Information Science Education., 1989)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1989. Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 1). Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 30 (2), pp. 136-140
    In Britain the schools of librarianship are generally expected by the professional to provide some forms of continuing education. Some have indeed made a considerable contribution to the development of continuing professional ...
  • Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 2) 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Association for Library and Information Science Education, 1990)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1990. Schools of librarianship and continuing education in Britain (part 2). Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 30 (3), pp. 232-237
  • Teaching online information systems: perspectives on the British experience. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://ifl.sagepub.com/content/vol17/issue3/, 1991-08)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1991. Teaching online information systems: perspectives on the British experience. IFLA Journal, 17 (3), pp. 241-247
    The original aim of this paper was to review the development of education and training for online searching in Britain during the last ten years. The literature is fairly comprehensive in its coverage of the evolution of ...
  • Unemployed teenagers and information about employment and training. 

    Neill, Lorna; Johnson, Ian M. (Taylor & Francis, 1992)
    NEILL, L. and JOHNSON, I. M., 1992. Unemployed teenagers and information about employment and training. International Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship, 6 (2), pp. 95-117.
    This paper reviews the various types of information services which are provided for unemployed teenagers, and the nature of teenagers awareness and expectations. The point of view of various information providers is ...
  • 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 ...
  • S/NVQs and higher education in librarianship and information studies. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Emerald, 1994)
    JOHNSON, IAN M., 1994. S/NVQs and higher education in librarianship and information studies. Librarian: Career Development, 2 (4), pp. 29-31
    The development of National Vocational Qualifications (and Scottish Vocational Qualifications) has been generally welcomed by those employers who were concerned about the level of skills in the British workforce, and saw ...
  • 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 ...
  • Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. 

    Baxter, Graeme; Anderson, Douglas (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2012-0130, 1995-10-31)
    BAXTER, G. and ANDERSON, D. 1995. Image indexing and retrieval: some problems and proposed solutions. New library world [online], 96(6), pages 4-13. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JD-10-2012-0130
    Image processing technologies are offering considerable potential for library and information units to extend their databases by the inclusion of images such as photographs, paintings, monograph title-pages and maps. ...
  • Fiction selection - an AI at work? 

    MacLennan, Alan (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/03074809610110145, 1996)
    MACLENNAN, A., 1996. Fiction selection - an AI at work? New Library World, 97 (2), pp. 24-32
    Considers the historical dimension of the treatment of fiction in libraries and concludes that, if fiction is regarded as a resource, library users are entitled to enhanced access to it. Notes that enhancing access to ...
  • European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom: the implementation of the public information relay. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 1996-01-01)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1996. European information in public libraries in the United Kingdom: the implementation of the public information relay. Public library journal, 11(1), pages 11-12.
    In the early 1990s, during the lengthy and often heated debate over the United Kingdom's ratification of the Maastricht Treaty, the European Commission became increasingly aware of a communication gap between itself and ...
  • Electronic public information and Europe: an electronic forum in support of transparency and openness in government. 

    Marcella, Rita; Parker, Susan; Baxter, Graeme (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/eb040592, 1996-04-30)
    MARCELLA, R., PARKER, S. and BAXTER, G. 1996. Electronic public informaton and Europe: an electronic forum in support of transparency and openness in government. Vine [online], 26(1), pages 25-30. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/eb040592
    This article outlines the details of a British Library Research and Development Department funded project on the provision of European Union information in public libraries in the UK. It explains how European Union information ...
  • SLISNET - UNESCO's experiment in virtual networking between Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (Taylor & Francis http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13614576.asp, 1997)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1997. SLISNET - UNESCO's experiment in virtual networking between schools of librarianship and information sciences. New Review of Information Networking, 3, pp. 185-201.
    This paper examines the origins and activities of SLISNET - an international network of Schools of Librarianship and Information Sciences, established by UNESCO in 1995 as an experiment in collaboration across the Internet. ...
  • The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK: results of a British Library Research and Innovation Centre funded research project. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan (Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=54307C0BD024EB143C66F3929CD8E866?containerType=Issue&containerId=15560, 1997)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G. and PARKER, S., 1997. The provision of European information by public libraries in the UK: results of a British Library Research and Innovation Centre funded research project. Library Management, 1997, 18(1), pp.7-41.
    Describes a British Library Research and Innovation Centre-funded project to investigate the provision of European information in public libraries in the UK, via the establishment of the Public Information Relay (PIR), a ...
  • 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) ...
  • Citizenship information and public libraries. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Library Association, 1997-04-30)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. 1997. Citizenship information and public libraries. Public library journal, 12(4), pages 73-77.
    This article examines the development of the concept of citizenship information within the UK, with a particular focus on the role played by public libraries.
  • European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in 3 Scottish authorities. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme (Sage Publications http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/096100069702900202, 1997-06)
    MARCELLA, R. and BAXTER, G. European Union information: an investigation of need amongst public library users in 3 Scottish authorities. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, June 1997, 29(2), pp.69-75.
    Reports results of a British Library funded study, undertaken by the School of Information and Media, Robert Gordon University with the help of three public libraries services (Aberdeen, Glasgow and Moray), to investigate ...
  • The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. 

    Marcella, Rita; Baxter, Graeme; Parker, Susan; Davies, Sylvie C. (Emerald http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751, 1997-07-15)
    MARCELLA, R., BAXTER, G., PARKER, S. and DAVIES, S. 1997. The pattern of provision of European Union information in France and the United Kingdom: a comparative study of services. Library management [online], 18(5), pages 243-252. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/01435129710176751
    Compares the selective European information services in France and the UK, stating that whereas France gathers information from official documentation and its representations in the EC in Paris and Marseille, the UK got ...
  • Staff development in international technical cooperation programmes: the case of the TEMPUS joint European project 'LISTEN'. 

    Johnson, Ian M. (SAGE Publications Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0266666974238753, 1997-12)
    JOHNSON, I. M., 1997. Staff development in international technical cooperation programmes: the case of the TEMPUS joint European project 'LISTEN'. Information Development, 13 (4), pp. 197-202
    Explains the relationship between the purposes of staff development in schools of librarianship and information studies, and of international technical cooperation projects such as those supported by the European Commission’s ...
  • 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 ...