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A Study on the Credential System of Librarian in Korea

  • Journal of the Korean Society for Library and Information Science
  • 2007, 41(2), pp.5-29
  • Publisher : 한국문헌정보학회
  • Research Area : Interdisciplinary Studies > Library and Information Science

Dong-Youl Jeong 1

1이화여자대학교

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to suggest alternative credential system of librarian in Korea. For this purpose, the study analyzes various aspects of credential system in order to find out characteristics, strengths, and weaknesses. The data used in this study are drawn from current situations and problems analysis, critical literature review, case study of six countries, and questionnaire survey analysis. Four different kinds of model are suggested. Those are ‘Internal Competency Model’, ‘Minimum Credits Model’, ‘Licence Examination Model’, ‘Graduate School Model’. This study also suggests further research to develop more adequate credential system of librarian in Korea.

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