iSchools and l-schools: Converging or diverging communities?
Article first published online: 24 JAN 2013
Copyright © 2012 by American Society for Information Science and Technology
Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
Volume 49, Issue 1, pages 1–3, 2012
How to Cite
Lopatovska, I., Pattuelli, M. C., Bates, M. J., Buckland, M., Dalbello, M., Hastings, S. and Giannini, T. (2012), iSchools and l-schools: Converging or diverging communities?. Proc. Am. Soc. Info. Sci. Tech., 49: 1–3. doi: 10.1002/meet.14504901056
- Issue published online: 24 JAN 2013
- Article first published online: 24 JAN 2013
The panel will discuss the intellectual differences between iSchool and Information Science programs that are not part of the iSchool Caucus, referred here as L-Schools. The panelists, who represent both communities, will discuss the foundational, philosophical, and formal differences between the two types of programs, and focus on the intellectual diversity of the two academic communities.