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Title: The Voice of the Young: Attitudes and Perceptions of LIS Students and Young Professionals Towards Professional Library Associations
Authors: Yap, Joseph M.
Alejo, Bilyson D.
Issue Date: 13-Jun-2015
Publisher: The Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL)
Abstract: Professional library associations promote lifelong learning through the conduct of continuing professional development (CPD) programs. Membership in professional associations influences one’s professional identification. In anticipating the upcoming ASEAN integration, how confident are the professional library associations in the Philippines in engaging its young professionals to actively participate and involve in its activities and programs? This paper would like to: a) know the level of awareness of the senior undergraduate students taking-up Library and Information Science (LIS) and those young career professionals’ ages 20-30 towards the numerous professional library associations established in the country; and b) gauge the perceptions and attitudes of the young professionals in choosing which professional library association they would like to affiliate themselves.
Description: This paper was presented at the General Conference, Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL) XVI held in Bangkok, Thailand on the 11-13th June 2015.
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