LOGO
Avradeep Bose
Tanmoy Mukherjee
Somesh Madhu
Department of Library And Information Science
2nd
sem,MLIS-Five years Int...
Contents
Indigenous Knowledge
LIS Education in some University
Earlier & new concept of programms in LIS School
LIS Educat...
There are two dominant learning for
librarianship qualification in Africa
The undergraduate course and
Post–Graduate Cours...
Undergraduate
&
Post-Graduate
Types of Course
Diploma Course
4
Types of Course
Eastern &
Southeastern
Africa
Western
Africa
Meaning
The own cultural facts of a country are recorded
and preserved in Library. The Management of
own culture in system...
Indigenous knowledge in developed
countries
Changing demographics in First World
Countries have resulted in rethinking how...
Indigenous knowledge in developing
countries
There has been a significant growth of LIS
school in Africa notably in Egypt,...
In earlier days the study of Library in
LIS School was done in Department
of Library and Information Science.
But recently...
Universities like University of
Johannesburg, University of Cape Town,
Makerere University changed their
department’s name...
→But In South Africa the scenario of LIS Education
Is drastically decreased.
→The number of LIS School in francophone,
Luc...
1) Alexandria University
2) Eastern African School of
Library and Information
Science (EASLIS)
3) Cairo University
4) Assi...
The challenge of LIS Education are particularly acute in Africa.
Most of the LIS School especially those funded by the
gov...
 There is a need of higher conceptual based of ICT application .
 Inadequate human resources is also great obstacles.
 ...
 LIS educational material should be update.
 Skill and indigenous knowledge for conducting search have to
be improved.
...
 What is the perceive of the potential of LIS Education in Africa ?
 To show the indigenous knowledge comparing between
...
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LIS Education in Africa

  1. 1. LOGO Avradeep Bose Tanmoy Mukherjee Somesh Madhu Department of Library And Information Science 2nd sem,MLIS-Five years Integrated Course
  2. 2. Contents Indigenous Knowledge LIS Education in some University Earlier & new concept of programms in LIS School LIS Education in two part of the Continent 2 Obstacles and Conclusion
  3. 3. There are two dominant learning for librarianship qualification in Africa The undergraduate course and Post–Graduate Course mainly observe in Eastern and Southeastern countries. The Diploma course mainly observe in central and Western Countries. LIS Education in two part of the Continent 3
  4. 4. Undergraduate & Post-Graduate Types of Course Diploma Course 4 Types of Course Eastern & Southeastern Africa Western Africa
  5. 5. Meaning The own cultural facts of a country are recorded and preserved in Library. The Management of own culture in systematic ways is known to be indigenous knowledge of a place. Indigenous Knowledge 5
  6. 6. Indigenous knowledge in developed countries Changing demographics in First World Countries have resulted in rethinking how LIS services will be. Librarians posses a level of cultural competency that enables them to function successfully and to provide effective Information services. Indigenous Knowledge 6
  7. 7. Indigenous knowledge in developing countries There has been a significant growth of LIS school in Africa notably in Egypt, Nigeria, Uganda, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe. The Library intermediates between the users and the information resource which are potentially available in order to help the user to make sense of gaining access to information sources. The indigenous knowledge of Africa is not so higher to visualize all the characteristic of intermediate Library Uses. Indigenous Knowledge 7
  8. 8. In earlier days the study of Library in LIS School was done in Department of Library and Information Science. But recently the concept change to Department of Information Studies. Digitalization of Library change the concept. But the concept of modernization has not come to every part of Africa. Even more, many parts of Africa can not visualize any concept of Library. Earlier and new concept of programmers in LIS School 8
  9. 9. Universities like University of Johannesburg, University of Cape Town, Makerere University changed their department’s name to Information and Knowledge Management. Disclosure →In Eastern Africa, the number of LIS Schools are Increasing in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria And Egypt. →In Western Africa, the Countries like Mozambique, Lesotho and Swaziland are slowly changing the concept of LIS education. Earlier and new concept of programmers in LIS School 9
  10. 10. →But In South Africa the scenario of LIS Education Is drastically decreased. →The number of LIS School in francophone, Lucophone and Arabic speaking parts of Africa are not changing. Earlier and new concept of programmers in LIS School 10
  11. 11. 1) Alexandria University 2) Eastern African School of Library and Information Science (EASLIS) 3) Cairo University 4) Assiut University 5) University of Ghana 6) Makerere University 7) University of pretoria 8) Zagazig University 9) Moi University Governmental Universities Have LIS Education 11
  12. 12. The challenge of LIS Education are particularly acute in Africa. Most of the LIS School especially those funded by the government are faced with the problem of funding which makes difficult for them to meet their need of infrastructural facilities.  Lack of funding is a big obstacle in Africa.  The fundamental growth and sustainability LIS School is becoming highly dependent on modern computer hardware and software and efficient of Internet access. Unfortunately, the highly skills IT Staff and well equipped computer Laboratories do not meet the requirements.  Some of the Library School of Africa do not have complement of training staff. Obstacles 12
  13. 13.  There is a need of higher conceptual based of ICT application .  Inadequate human resources is also great obstacles.  The library profession suffers from low pay, and lack of interest by young people in attaining a LIS degree.  Lack of enthusiasm of students in some Universities, especially in non governmental organizations. Obstacles 13
  14. 14.  LIS educational material should be update.  Skill and indigenous knowledge for conducting search have to be improved.  To expose dissertations & theses for others to get access  Coordination between academics among each other and academics with practitioners to do research is to be highly recommended.  A total coverage of LIS education in Africa that includes developments are essential.  Integration of ICTs in LIS curricula is still problematic should be solved and should implemented in training, learning and research work. Conclusion 14
  15. 15.  What is the perceive of the potential of LIS Education in Africa ?  To show the indigenous knowledge comparing between developed and developing countries.  Challenge of LIS Education of Africa ? Objectives 15
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