Computer Literacy in Information Studies: A First World/third World Perspective
Horton, Weldon J., Computers in Libraries
At the University of Natal's Department Of Information Studies in South Africa, students com from very varied backgrounds and are employed in a variety of drastically different library and information work situations. Students from libraries in developed countries with completely automated systems sit side by side with those from Third World information centers having only a card file for information access.
Course of Studies
The usual pattern of information studies education is the postgraduate Higher Diploma in Information Studies (HDIS, one year), Bachelor of Bibliography - Honors (one year), Master of Information Studies (one year), and the Doctor of Philosophy (two years).
The students entering Information studies at the University of Natal for the first professional degree, the HDIS, come with a Bachelor's degree in various subjects …
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Publication information: Article title: Computer Literacy in Information Studies: A First World/third World Perspective. Contributors: Horton, Weldon J. - Author. Magazine title: Computers in Libraries. Volume: 10. Issue: 6 Publication date: June 1990. Page number: 40+. © 2008 Information Today, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1990 Gale Group.
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