This paper aims to discuss the value of the Master of Library and Information Science degree from the perspective of a recent graduate and practicing academic librarian.
The paper is a viewpoint supported by current literature and practical experience.
The author presents ideas for integrating theory into skills-based education and advocates for greater emphasis on technical skill development in Library and Information Science (LIS) education.
LIS educators may benefit from a recent graduate’s evaluation of LIS education because it relates to hireability and job performance.
The paper represents the author’s points of view.
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