March 2011 IFLA Journal

Volume 37, No.1 (March 2011)



First Papers from Gothenburg
Stephen Parker


Sustaining learning for LIS through use of a virtual world
Sheila Webber and Diane Nahl 5

Usability and compatibility of e-book readers in an academic environment: A collaborative study
Mari Aaltonen, Petri Mannonen, Saija Nieminen, and Marko Nieminen 16

Keeping the information profession up to date: Are compulsory schemes the answer?
Judith Broady-Preston and Amanda Cossham 28

Integrating diversity across the LIS curriculum: An exploratory study of instructors’ perceptions and practices online
Bharat Mehra, Hope A. Olson, and Suzana Ahmad 39

Parliamentary library and research services in the 21st century: A Delphi study
Roxanne Missingham 52

Uniting information literacy promotion and reader development in schools: Two forms of library-based intervention
Andrew K. Shenton 62

Collection development for immigrants – what to purchase, and why? Findings in Gothenburg, Sweden
Ingrid Atlestam, Ann-Christine Brunnström, and Randi Myhre 69

News 80

International calendar 88

Abstracts 90

Each issue covers news of current IFLA activities and articles, selected to reflect the variety of the international information profession, ranging from freedom of information, preservation, services to the visually impaired and intellectual property.

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