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Title: Kajian susulan graduan sarjana sains Maklumat dan Perpustakaan (MLIS) Dari fakulti sains Komputer dan Teknologi Maklumat Universiti Malaya, 1997- 2001
Authors: Siti Suzana Abdul Rahman
Keywords: Library and information science
FSKTM
University of Malaya
Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: University of Malaya
Abstract: This research studied the effectiveness of the Masters of Library and Information Science prow-am from Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University Malaya. The focus of the study is on the 49 local graduates who graduated between 1997-2001. The survey employed the questionnaire distribution methodology soliciting answers about the prow-am and career prospects related to the program. The findings show that 68% of the sample graduated in 1998. Of the total sample, 59% are female and the rest are male. The background of respondents varied and this is atti ibuted to previous qualifications and employment. About 90% of them are attached to the Public Higher Learning Institutions. All the respondents are either librarians, information centre officers, schoolteachers, lecturers or managers. A total of 66% are employed in the government services with 50% of this working in institutions of higher learning. More than 96.1% respondents are satisfied with their career. About 84.6% noted that they had no intention of changing their career. The respondents decided to pursue a Masters degree purely out of interest and to upgrade their professionalism. Only 29.9% of the respondents are attached to the library and information science professional association. About 60% states that the core courses taken are relevant to their career and is used in their daily work. They state that the electives which are currently being offered provide the respondents an opportunity to explore new areas that are of benefit to their field of work.
Description: Dissertation (M.L.I.S.) -- Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, University of Malaya, 2002.
URI: http://dspace.fsktm.um.edu.my/handle/1812/652
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