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The impact of the Spanish government decree RD 43/2015 on Library and Information Sciences studies is analyzed. The implementation of the European higher education area (EHEA) in Spain established the four-year bachelorís degree, a minority model in Europe, but very common in the [...]

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Some of the historical and political aspects that have shaped Library and Information Science professions in Spain, and other countries such as Brazil and the United States, are reviewed. This paper aims to identify some of the key trends and to propose some contents that should be [...]

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A review of various reports and studies reveals the most important aspects and events in 2014 of the library and information science (LIS) profession and academic programs. The economic crisis in Spain has continued to hit hard, although to a lesser extent. In this environment, a [...]

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Publishers of scholarly books about library and information science and communications are analyzed, as well as their publishing processes. The research method was a questionnaire sent to 263 Spanish researchers and teachers in these areas. The survey response rate was 35.5%. Thanks [...]