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ASIST 2012 Annual Meeting 
Baltimore, MD, October 26-30, 2012

 
iSchools and L-Schools: Converging or Diverging Communities?
Irene Lopatovska, M. Cristina Pattuelli, Marcia Bates, Michael Buckland, Marija Dalbello, Samantha Hastings and Tula Giannini

Sunday, 5:30pm


Summary

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.