Royal School of Library and Information Science

Copenhagen, Denmark

No. Students: 1,000 No. of Academic staff: 140
Funding type: Public
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The Royal School of Library and Information Science or Det Informationsvidenskabelige Akademi is located in Denmark. It was found in 1956. It replaced the name of Danish State Library School, which was established in 1918.There are two campuses. In Aalborg, 200 students enrolled each year. And in Copenhagen domicile, there are 800 students. The number of staff is 140.
In 1969 they introduced special course to become public librarian. The students, who completed Diploma in public librarianship, got a chance as librarians in public libraries. It introduced a specialized diploma programme directed towards national, research and academic libraries in 1969. Laterly the former two degree were merged into a joint library degree programme. PhD in Library and information Science was introduced in 2004. The first doctoral degree was awarded in 2006. The research programs taught here are Libraries and Innovative Processes, Research and Research Policy, Information Systems and Interaction Design, Information Literacy and Practice, Cultural Mediation, Knowledge and Information Theory.

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