Research on library and information science in Peru: A state of art

Aurora De La Vega

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Objective: To present the current view of the research situation in Librarianship and Information Sciences in Peru taking into account the two universities where the information sciences career is taught. Design/Methodology/Approach: A review was made of the documents that have been published in Peru on research in Librarianship and Information Sciences, as well as on the research-related subjects offered at the two universities that teach the degree. Interviews were also conducted with six professors and researchers of the specialty. Results/Discussion: The research-oriented courses, subjects and methods used, graduation system and its relationship with research, professors, research lines and publications in Librarianship and Information Sciences are presented. Conclusions: It is concluded that the conditions for research have notoriously improved and that professors are involved in research activities more frequently and follow the standards currently required. However, there are still difficulties to be faced and suggestions are offered to help overcome them. Originality/Value: The study is a first approach to the current environment of research in Libraries and Information Sciences in Peru, whose new regulatory framework, added to stimuli and renewed study plans offer better conditions for the advancement of research issues.
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)159-178
Número de páginas20
PublicaciónBibliotecas, Anales de Investigacion
EstadoPublicada - 1 ene. 2019

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