Letting Go, Holding On, or Re-Envisioning? Challenges and Opportunities for LIS Education in Australia

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Library education -- Australia, Public libraries -- Australia, Professional education -- Australia


By providing an original historical overview of librarianship in Australia with a particular focus on LIS education and how the goals and focus of both librarianship and LIS education have evolved over the centuries, this chapter contributes to an informed discussion designed to assist in re-envisioning the information professions and disciplines in the future.