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We are pleased to announce that the application for Master of Science in Library and Information Studies is now open. Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies at the University of Tsukuba is the first and only institution in Japan that offers an English Master’s program in Library and Information Science.

Master Course of Science in Library and Information Studies (English Program)

Objectives of Education
The objective of this two-year Master’s program is to educate international students in Library and Information Science. This course will provide a comprehensive education based on multidisciplinary fields of study, encompassing the fundamental and applied subjects in Library and Information Science. Students will also develop their research skills in the multidisciplinary fields of managing diverse information resources.
List of courses
http://www.slis.tsukuba.ac.jp/grad/elis/ELIS_Courses_2011.pdf
How to apply
Please read the following Guidelines for Application carefully and follow the instruction in the document: http://www.slis.tsukuba.ac.jp/grad/elis/Guidelines_for_ELIS_Applications_2011.pdf
Contact
For any enquiry for the program, please contact us: elis-info@slis.tsukuba.ac.jp Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies, University of Tsukuba1-2 Kasuga, Tsukuba-city, Ibaraki-ken 305-8550, JAPAN

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Summer School in the Study of Old Books
Department of Library and Information Sciences
University of Zadar
September 28-October 2, 2009
Zadar, Croatia
http://ozk.unizd.hr/ssob/

The closing date for application is June 30 2009.

The main goal of the Summer School in the Study of Old Books is to acquaint participants with the most recent developments and newly emerged concepts in the fields of: historical method and epistemology, old book research and bibliography, bibliographic information organization and its relation to the archival context, conservation and preservation; and to provide practical introduction to old books collection management with contemporary approaches to digitization. The Summer School also aims to provide participants with insight into current research of old books and manuscripts, and to raise their awareness of rich and technologically advanced research information sources such as European Hand Press Book Database, and the Portal for cross-searching catalogues of European manuscript materials.

The Summer School in the Study of Old Books targets doctoral students and recent doctoral graduates studying in the fields of: history of book, library and information sciences, archival studies, and cultural heritage studies. It also targets the university faculty, researchers and practitioners working in memory institutions in the fields related to the topics of the School.

The Summer School in the Study of Old Books is planned to cover 16 lectures, 1 presentation, 2 workshops and group work sessions in 5 days. Proceedings of the School will publish delivered lectures and accepted student essays.
Director of the Summer School: Associate Professor Mirna Willer, Ph.D.

For any inquiries, please contact Marijana Tomić mtomic@unizd.hr. An application form is available online.

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