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S/NVQs and Professional Qualifications in Library and Information Services

S/NVQs and Professional Qualifications in Library and Information Services Looks at the development of the competence movement and its progression into the concept of vocational qualifications in the library and information sector. The chief thrust is to look at the place of the vocational qualification in terms of the professional and paraprofessional qualifications that currently exist. Also addresses the links with undergraduate and postgraduate courses in universities and how VQs could sit alongside them. Seeks to place VQs in the context of continuing professional development (CPD) and the attainment of chartered librarian status and the move to higher fellowship awards. Addresses employers, educationists, and practitioners at all levels. Seeks to inform the debate and offer positive ways forward that link the existing with the new. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Librarian Career Development Emerald Publishing

S/NVQs and Professional Qualifications in Library and Information Services

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
10.1108/09680819410073257
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Abstract

Looks at the development of the competence movement and its progression into the concept of vocational qualifications in the library and information sector. The chief thrust is to look at the place of the vocational qualification in terms of the professional and paraprofessional qualifications that currently exist. Also addresses the links with undergraduate and postgraduate courses in universities and how VQs could sit alongside them. Seeks to place VQs in the context of continuing professional development (CPD) and the attainment of chartered librarian status and the move to higher fellowship awards. Addresses employers, educationists, and practitioners at all levels. Seeks to inform the debate and offer positive ways forward that link the existing with the new.

Journal

Librarian Career DevelopmentEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 1, 1994

Keywords: Continuing professional development; Librarians; National vocational qualifications; Qualifications; Training; Universities

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