An Analysis of Information Literacy Education Based on the Operation of Korean Law Schools' Education Curriculum

우리나라 법학전문대학원 교육과정 실행에 나타난 법률 정보활용교육 실태 분석

  • 김성은 (충북대학교 도서관 정보기획실) ;
  • 정종기 (경성대학교 문과대학 문헌정보학과)
  • Received : 2011.10.15
  • Accepted : 2011.11.17
  • Published : 2011.11.30


The main subjects of law school curriculum are composed of subjects based on related laws for law schools. The purpose of this study is to analyze the operation of the legal information subject in law schools and law libraries and to propose efficient operation methods on law information services which would be useful to law schools and law libraries. The results of this study are as follows: 1) 22 law schools have legal information research subjects as an essential or fundamental part of their curricula. Also, 2) in 14 law schools(63.6%) law librarians take part in the instruction of law information research subject, while in three law schools(13.6%) librarians do not participate, and in another three law schools(13.6%) outside experts teach them. Finally, 3) the graduate degrees or final majors of librarians participating in instruction are: Library & Information Science(33.3%), Administration(25%), and Law(25%). These results reflect the need for efforts to change instruction systems to team teaching with professors and law librarians, to give law libraries plenty of administrative support, and to enforce the related associations' roles with law libraries.


Supported by : 경성대학교


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