Cybrary Skills in the Tertiary Environment: Inservice Education for librarians from developing countries

Jordan, Elizabeth (2003) Cybrary Skills in the Tertiary Environment: Inservice Education for librarians from developing countries. Australian Library Journal, 52 1: 45-54.

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Author Jordan, Elizabeth
Title Cybrary Skills in the Tertiary Environment: Inservice Education for librarians from developing countries
Journal name Australian Library Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0004-9670
Publication date 2003-02-01
Year available 2003
Open Access Status File (Author Post-print)
Volume 52
Issue 1
Start page 45
End page 54
Total pages 10
Place of publication Canberra
Publisher ALIA (Australian Library and Information Association)
Collection year 2003
Language eng
Subject 080706 Librarianship
130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Abstract This paper explains the Cybrary Skills in the Tertiary Environment programme offered at the University of Queensland Library to librarians from tertiary institutions in developing countries. Under the programme, librarians from several countries have worked and studied at UQ Library, in groups or in individual placements, for varying periods of time. The paper describes the generic programme, and looks at critical success factors.
Keyword academic libraries
librarianship education
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