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Trends in LIS Education and Research in Pakistan

Trends in LIS Education and Research in Pakistan
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Author(s): Kanwal Ameen (University of the Punjab, Pakistan) and Nosheen Fatima Warraich (University of the Punjab, Pakistan)
Copyright: 2014
Pages: 13
Source title: Library and Information Science Research in Asia-Oceania: Theory and Practice
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Jia Tina Du (University of South Australia, Australia), Qinghua Zhu (Nanjing University, China) and Andy Koronios (University of South Australia, Australia)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5158-6.ch011


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This chapter provides an overview of the development of formal Library and Information Science (LIS) education and research programs in Pakistan. It analyzes the trends in scholarly literature publishing while identifying the areas of LIS research addressed by Pakistani authors. It also discusses the challenges faced in LIS education and highlights the milestones of LIS education and research history in the country.

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