Describes the educational programmes of the Department of Librarianship and Information Studies (DLIS) at Berzsenyi College, the largest Hungarian LIS department, focusing on issues of ongoing curriculum and course development, with special emphasis on the basic LIS programme. Identifies problems and weaknesses of Hungarian LIS education and surveys the opportunities for its updating and modernization. Gives insight into the new plans of the DLIS, including a new three‐year MA programme (in co‐operation with the DLIS at Eötvös University, Budapest), postgraduate specialization programmes initiated to address the need for information managers and the requirements of the new National Curriculum. Emphasizes the use of advanced technologies, and innovative methodologies, including distance education, open and flexible learning. Highlights needs and perspectives for further co‐operative actions in relation to internationalization and modularization of LIS studies.
Pálvölgyi, M. and Tóth, G. (1996), "The Department of Librarianship and Information Studies, Berzsenyi College, Hungary: present educational programmes and envisaged curricula", Librarian Career Development, Vol. 4 No. 2, pp. 13-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/09680819610116149Download as .RIS
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