International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 232

Full Length Research Paper

Rationale for integrating information ethics in Library Science (LIS) curriculum in public universities in Kenya

Jane C. Maina
  • Jane C. Maina
  • Department of Information Studies, Kisii University, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 09 November 2016
  •  Accepted: 03 January 2017
  •  Published: 31 January 2017

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