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A Perspective on Library Science Doctoral Programs

Mary Biggs
Journal of Education for Library and Information Science
Vol. 32, No. 3/4, Exploring Elements for Educational Excellence: Experience, Expectations, Enhancements, Evaluation (Fall - Winter, 1991), pp. 188-193
DOI: 10.2307/40323323
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40323323
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Abstract

Librarianship is described as a professional study and not an academic discipline with an underlying body of theory. Using this definition, the author identifies problems with accepted models of doctoral study in library and information science and proposes three alternatives, all emphasizing more rigorous interdisciplinary research.

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