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MUNERA TORRES, María Teresa. Some trends in library and information science training in Latin America. Investig. bibl [online]. 2018, vol.32, n.74, pp.101-122. ISSN 2448-8321.

Touching on the research paper: "Terminology of library and information science in Latin America: a comparative study"; this article presents an overview of some aspects of the state of library and information science training at universities in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. The paper examines aspects of the development of library and information science training, the fields of knowledge governing librarianship education in Latin America, as well as the names given to this type of training in universities included in the research sample. For purposes of this research report, library science and librarianship are considered synonymous. As such, research employing either term is included in the research sample.

Keywords : Library And Information Science Training - Latin America; Library And Information Science Education - Latin America; Library and Information Science - Terminology.

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