Project Bibliography

8Rs Research Team (2005). The future of human resources in Canadian libraries. Retrieved September 15, 2007, from 8rsFutureofHRLibraries.pdf

Aharony, A. and Raban, D. (2008) Economics of information goods: an interdisciplinary subject for Israeli LIS and MBA curricula, Library & Information Science Research 30(2), 102-7.

Aharony, N. (2006). The librarian and the information scientist: Different perceptions among Israeli information science students. Library & Information Science Research, 28(2), 235-48.

American Library Association. (2009a). ALA's Core Competences of Librarianship. USA (Retrieved on October 23, 2009 from corecompetences/finalcorecompstat09.pdf ).

American Library Association. (2009b). President's Task Force on Library Education - Final Report. USA (Available from governance/officers/ebdocuments/ 2008_2009ebdocuments/ebd12_30.pdf).

Applegate, R. (2006). Student learning outcomes assessment and LIS program presentations. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 47(4), 324-336

Ard, A., Clemmons, S., Morgan, N., Sessions, P., Spenser, B., Tidwell, T., et al. (2006). Why library and information science? The results of a career survey of MLIS students along with implications for reference librarians and recruitment. Reference and User Services Quarterly, 45(3), 236-248

Association for Library and Information Science Education (1999-2004) ALISE library and information science education statistical report. USA. (Retrieved from

Association of College and Research Libraries, Ad Hoc Task Force on Recruitment and Retention (2003). Recruitment and retention: a professional concern. In Bowker Annual: Library and Book Trade Almanac (pp. 291-302). Medford, N.J.: Information Today

Audunson, R. Library and information science education – discipline, profession, vocation? Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 48(2), 94-107.

Baruchson-Arbib, S., & Mendelovitz, S. (2004). A study of Israeli library and information science students' perceptions of their professions. Libri, 5, 82-97.

Berry, J. N. (1999). Students sound off about their schools. Library Journal, 124(18), 46-48

Blishen, B., Carroll, W. & Moore, C. (1987) The 1981 socioeconomic index for occupations in Canada . Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology, 24 (4), 127-35.

Bruce, H., Richardson, D. J., & Eisenberg, M. (2006). The I-Conference: gathering of the clans of information. ASIST Bulletin, 32(4), 11-12

Cronin, B. (2002). Holding the center while prospecting at the periphery: domain identity and coherence in North American information studies education. Education for Information, 20(1), 3-10

Cronin, B. (2007). Educational pluralism for a diversifying profession. Education for Information, 25(1), 51-56.

Cultural Human Resources Council, (2006). Training gaps analysis for librarians and library technicians, Executive summary. Retrieved April 8, 2009 from

Curry, A. (2000). Canadian LIS education: trends and issues. Education for Information, 18(4), 323-337

Dickenson, D., & Williamson, M. C. (2005). Today's MLS students: what's on their minds? Colorado Libraries, 31(2)

Dillman, D.A. (2000). Mail and Internet Surveys: The Tailored Design Method. (2nd ed.). New York: John Wiley.

Dillman, Don A. (2007). Mail and Internet Surveys: The Tailored Design Method. (2nd ed.) 2007 Update. New York: John Wiley.

Dillon, A., & Norris, A. (2005). Crying wolf: An examination and reconsideration of the perception of crisis in LIS education. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 46(4), 280-298.

Douglas, G. (2002). Speaking out: analysis of the experiences and opinions reported by recent graduates of the University of South Carolina's MLIS program. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 43(1), 16-31.

Fagan, J. (2002). Students' perceptions of academic librarians. The Reference Librarian, 78, 131-148.

Fleck, I., & Bawden, D. (1995). The information professional: attitudes and images: Examples from information services in law and medicine.  Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 27, 215-226.

Frey, B. A., Alman, S. W., Barron, D., & Steffens, A. (2004). Student satisfaction with the online MLIS program at the University of Pittsburgh. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 45(2), 82-97.

Gorman, M. (2004). Whither library education. New Library World, 105(9/10), 376-380

Goyder, J. & Kristyn F. (2007). A scale of occupational prestige in Canada, based on NOC major groups. Canadian Journal of Sociology, 32(1), 63-83.

Harris, R., & Wilkinson, M. A. (2001). (Re) Positioning librarians: how young people view the information sector. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 42(4), 289-307

Harris, R., & Wilkinson, M. A. (2004). Situating gender: students' perceptions of information work. Information Technology & People, 17(1), 71-86.

Hernon, P., & Dugan, R. E. (2002). An Action Plan for Outcomes Assessment in your Library. Chicago: American Library Association.

Hernon, P., & Pastine, M. (1977). Student perceptions of academic librarians. College and Research Libraries, 38(2), 129-139.

Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium. HEDS Graduate Student Survey 2002/2003. Retrieved February 2, 2005, from

Hill, F.M. (1997). The implications of service quality theory for British higher education: An exploratory longitudinal study. Journal of General Education, 46(3), 207-231.

KALIPER Advisory Committee. Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE). (2000). Educating library and information science professionals for a new century: The KALIPER report, executive summary. Retrieved April 8, 2009 from

Maatta, S. (2008). Placements & salary survey 2008: Jobs and pay both up. Library Journal, 133(17), 30-38.

Majid , S. & Haider, A. (2008). Image problem even haunts hi-tech libraries: stereotypes associated with library and information professionals in Singapore: Aslib Proceedings, 60, 229-241.

Prins, H., & de Gier, W. (1992). Image status and reputation of librarianship and information work. IFLA Journal, 18, 108-118.

Shannon, D.M. (2008). School librarianship: career choice and recruitment. Journal of Education for Library & Information Science, 49(3), 210-229).

Tiamiyu, A.M., Akussah, H. & Tackie, S.N.B. (1999) Changes in perceptions and motivation of archives and library students during training at the University of Ghana. Education for Information, 17(4), 295–314.

Van House, N. (1988). MLS students' choice of a library career. Library & Information Science Research, 10(2), 157-176.

Wallace, D. (2000). Survey of archives and records management graduate students at ten universities in the United States and Canada. The American Archivist, 63(2), 284-300

Weidman, J.C., Twale, D.J. & Stein, E.L. (2001) Socialization of graduate and professional students in higher education: a perilous passage? ASHE-ERIC Higher education Report 28(3). Washington, DC: The George Washington University, School of Education and Human Development.

Wikinson, M.A., & Harris, R. (2002/2003). The future of the profession of librarianship: Constructed or ordained? Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 27(1), 49-78.

Wilde, M.L., Epperson, A. (2006). A survey of alumni of LIS distance education programs: experiences and implications. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 32(3), 238-250.

Wilson, Pauline. (1982). Stereotype and status: Librarians in the United States. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Workforce Issues in Library & Information Science - WILIS (2008). WILIS Short Report - Recent Graduates: 2001-2005. (Available from

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