Ruatti, Naomi-Laura: Information and Knowledge Management Education at the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland – Eisenstadt: from the toddler´s first steps to the 10th anniversary. Eisenstadt: Fachhochschule Burgenland – Eisenstadt, Fachbereich Information & Knowledge Management (Diplomarbeit), 2008.
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- Eschenbach, Sebastian: 15 Jahre Information Professionals an der Fachhochschule Burgenland – Gedanken über die Ausbildung zu einem angeblichen Schlüsselberuf der Informationsgesellschaft. Mitteilungen der VÖB, 65 (3/4), 2012: 444-452 | Full text »
English: 15 Years of information professionals at the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland – thoughts about the education of a so-called key profession of the information society.
In 1997, the four-year diploma programme Information Professions was founded as Austria’s first and still only LIS undergraduate programme. From this, a Bachelor’s in Information, Media & Communication as well as a Master’s in Applied Knowledge Management evolved step by step. However, even after 15 years, some critical questions still await their final answer: What is the most suitable theoretical framework for the education of information experts? Which aspects should the practical part of the training focus on? What is the typical occupational field per se – is there one at all?