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    • PARMA UNIVERSITY Presented by Anna Maria Tammaro, with the collaboration of Florica Campeanu
    • From middle ages…
    • To the Renaissance…
    • Today…  200.000 habitants
    • Parma University  The centuries-old history of university education in Parma is documented in a 'Diploma', dated 13th March 962, conferred on the Bishop of Parma Uberto by Emperor Ottonian I  Today: 30,000 students, with more than 5,000 graduates per year, 1.100 lecturers, and 1000 technical and administrative employees
    • Parma University Faculties, Departments, and Libraries  13 Scientific, Technological, and Umanistic Faculties  42 Specialised Departments  1124 Professors and Researchers  36 Libraries of faculties and departments  Integrated Library System, OPAC, and Open Search  Digital Library: 4812 Current e-Journals, 10000 Digitised Periodicals, 70 Data Banks, 130 e-books, E- dictionaries, etc.  Repository DSpaceUniPr: Doctoral and MSc theses, Congress Proceedings, Serials, Preprints, Learning materials, Research reports
    • LIS Courses in Parma - graduate  Bachelor degree (180 credits = 3 years of study) in “Written and hipertextual communication” http://www.unipr.it/ects.php ?info=Guidaateneo&tipo=corso0809&ID=0244&lang=en  Learning objectives:  Understand the problems related to legal, social, economical and technological issues affecting the digital publishing.  Assess the quality and value of digital publishing .  Develop their information skills, writing skills, group working and presentation skills.  Identify different types of electronic publishing available on the Web and their different functions.
    • LIS Courses in Parma - Postgraduate  Master degree (1st level) in “Information management in a digital environment” (120 credits on top of a bachelor degree) http://www.unipr.it/ects.php ?info=Guidaateneo&tipo=corso0809&ID=0461&lang=en  Learning objectives:  Make complex evaluations on the legal, social, economical and technological issues related to the Digital Library and Digital Archives  Apply their knowledge to a complex context as the e-book in the digital library.  Master basic information skills for accessing and using information in an independent way.  Demonstrate writing skills and group presentation skills. 
    • LIS Courses in Parma – Postgraduate International Courses – in English  International Master degree (2° level) in information studies, jointly developed with the Northumbria University at Newcastle, by distance (120 credits on top of a Master degree of 1st level) – from 2000 till 2009  http://www.unipr.it/arpa/benicult/biblio/master/index.htm  Continuing professional development, by distance - from 2009  Two main themes:  Digitisation of Cultural Heritage  Libraries and learning
    • LIS Courses in Parma – Postgraduate International Courses – in English  International Master Digital Library Learning (Master 1° level) with Oslo Univ. College (coord.), Tallinn University.  http://dill.hio.no/  To gain knowledge of digital librarianship through studying the cutting edge of digital library research as well as real world applications and best practices.  To develop research skills through supervised independent research projects within the digital environment, using relevant methods and analytical approaches.  To understand the impact of digital environments on the role of information professionals in the knowledge society.  Erasmus Mundus Scholarship http://ec.europa.eu/education/programmes/mundus/projects/index_en.html
    • LIS Courses in Parma – Learning & teaching  Blended learning  DOCEO  MOODLE  Videorecording of lessons  CONNECT PRO ADOBE
    • LIS Research in Parma  R&D activities have been devoted to the Digital Library and Digitisation applied research, with particular emphasis on organisational and socio-economic issues  Curriculum development for Digital Library  Learning and Digital Library : the research aims to analyse the impact on learning of Digital Library  Electronic publishing, Digitisation
    • Recent financed LIS Projects  European Commission  MINERVA Project http://www.minervaeurope.org/  European LIS curriculum project: Content, reflections and curricular questions http://www.asis.org/Bulletin/Dec-06/EuropeanLIS.pdf  IFLA http://www.ifla.org/VII/s23/index.htm  Feasibility of International Guidelines for Equivalency and Reciprocity of Qualifications for LIS Professionals. Final report by Terry L. Weech and Anna Maria Tammaro (November 2008)  Survey on quality assurance models in Library and Information Science (LIS) programs By Anna Maria Tammaro on behalf of IFLA's Education and Training Section (2005)