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EWHA WOMANS UNIVERSITY

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Library & Information Science

Library & Information Science

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Library & Information Science

Location

Ewha-POSCO Building Room #106

Tel

82-2-3277-2226

Email

elis@ewha.ac.kr

Fax

82-2-3277-2783

The Department of Library and Information Science, founded in 1959, strives to prepare information professionals. Library and Information Science is an interdisciplinary discipline concerned with recorded information in our society. It provides various theories on information processing; explains the information generation, organization, and dissemination; and develops new methods of information handling. With the development of computer technology, electronic publishing, networks, and multimedia, the program is designed to prepare students as information specialists in an electronic age by combining both Library Science and Information Science.

History
History

1954

Library Science courses introduced for the first time in Korea

1959

Department of Library Science founded.

1963

Master's program introduced.

1987

Doctoral program introduced.

1995

Renamed the Department of Library & Information Science.

1998

Reorganized as the Library & Information Science major under the College of Social Sciences.

The Aim of Education

Library and Information science is innovatively designed to meet the new challenges of our profession. Students are introduced to the roles and functions of libraries in contemporary society. They become familiar with key policy issues and technological trends, along with how these issues and trends affect libraries and information centers of all kinds. Students learn to manage and evaluate collections, respond to the information needs of patrons, and to use technology to improve access to information. Students who complete the program are prepared for careers in library administration, public services, technical services, reference services, and collection development at public, school, academic, and special libraries.

Careers and Graduate School Destination

Students who complete the program are prepared for careers in library administration, public services, technical services, reference services, and collection development at public, school, academic, and special libraries.