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					    Hong Kong Library
       Association

Education and Career Forum
           Shirley Kong
    HKU SPACE Community College

          October 30, 2004
         Which SPACE?

 School of Professional and Continuing
  Education, The University of Hong Kong
 An extension arm of HKU to provide
   quality professional and continuing
    education
   at sub-degree, diploma, degree and
    postgraduate levels
Library and Information Science
     Education & Training

 Under the Division of Information Technology
 With a history of more than 40 years
 First started and continuously supported by
   Dr. L. B. Kan
   Also supported by
   HKLA/HKTLA/HKAS
   Academics and Professionals
   Overseas Universities and Academics
               LIS Courses (I)

 Certificate Course for Library Assistants
  [with HKLA] since 1964
 Diploma in Librarianship [HKLA] /
  Graduate Diploma [CSU] since 1980/1990
 Diploma in Library and Information
  Science/ BA (LIS) [CSU] since 1993
 Master of Applied Science (LIM) [CSU]
  since 1996
         LIS Courses (II)

 Diploma in Teacher Librarianship
  [Faculty of Education, HKU] since 2000
 BEd (LIS) [Faculty of Education] since
  2000
 Certificate in Archives and Records
  Management [HK Archives Society] since
  2000
 Higher Diploma for Library Technicians
  (full-time) since 2001
        LIS Courses (III)

Short courses
Refresher training courses for
 Teacher Librarians [ED] from 2002
Postgraduate Certificate in
 Archival Studies [EASTICA] from 2003
    Certificate Courses for
      Library Assistants
 a joint programme with the Hong
  Kong Library Association (HKLA)
 since 1964
 a sub-professional course for library
  assistants
 one English and one Chinese classes
 part-time evenings + practical
       Course Structure
         (Cert for LA)

 Library Routines and Methods
 General Library Principles and
  Practice
 Children’s and School Libraries
 Practical Work and Visits to
  Libraries
             Cert for LA


Entrance Requirements
   pass in 5 HKCEE subjects, including English
    (& Chinese)or equivalent
 September - June
 Further Study: Dip LIS/BA (LIS)
 Higher Diploma for Library
   & Information Studies
 a full-time course for F. 5 & F.7 graduates
 under the SPACE Community College
 vocational, para-professional training
 library and information support staff in
  libraries, information agencies and
  organizations, etc.
 Further Study:
    BA (LIS)
                 HD for LIS

 A 3-year programme:
   Certificate/ Advanced Certificate/ Higher
    Diploma
 Subjects:
     library and information studies subjects
     IT subjects
     Practical, site visits, and work placement
     generic subjects
     electives
         Diploma in
    Teacher Librarianship
 to provide school librarians with the
  professional knowledge and skills on:
   library and information science
   analyzing information needs for teachers and
    learners
   the use of information and learning resource
    according to curriculum objectives
          For More Details

 Web site:
  http://hkuspace.hku.hk/
 HD LIS
  Ms Kitty To
  (tel: 2809 9836)
  Email: kitty.to@hkuspace.hku.hk
 Cert. for Lib. Assistant
  F. T. Chan (tel: 2587 3288)
  Email: ft.chan@hkuspace.hku.hk
THANK YOU

				
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