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CPD: Professional Development – Continuing and Compulsory?

CPD: Professional Development – Continuing and Compulsory? Continuing professional development is one of the major attributes that defines professional status. The LA′s new Framework for CPD provides an innovative and useful tool to help those in the library and information profession to take responsibility for their own CPD. But why is the scheme only voluntary? Would making CPD compulsory improve the service we deliver to our users and improve our professional image? Uses examples from other professions to explore this important issue. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Librarian Career Development Emerald Publishing

CPD: Professional Development – Continuing and Compulsory?

Librarian Career Development , Volume 2 (4): 5 – Dec 1, 1994

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1994 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0968-0810
DOI
10.1108/09680819410073202
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Abstract

Continuing professional development is one of the major attributes that defines professional status. The LA′s new Framework for CPD provides an innovative and useful tool to help those in the library and information profession to take responsibility for their own CPD. But why is the scheme only voluntary? Would making CPD compulsory improve the service we deliver to our users and improve our professional image? Uses examples from other professions to explore this important issue.

Journal

Librarian Career DevelopmentEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 1, 1994

Keywords: Continuing professional development; Development; Librarians; Professionals; Service

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