Josephine Sche, Ph.D.

Josephine Yu Sche, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chairperson
Phone: 203.392.5781

B.A., National Taiwan University; M.L.S.,State University of New York at Albany; Advanced M.L.S., Ph.D.,Florida State University



"Information Services of Science and Technology Libraries--Research and Development."
In Festschrift of the Twentieth Anniversary of the Department of Library Science,
Taipei: National Taiwan University, 1981.


"Professional and Academic, the Recognition of Library and Information Science
Education." In Proceedings of the International Conference on Library and
Information Science Education, National Taiwan University, November 29-30, 1985
(Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1987).


"Interlibrary Loan Service Centers and Their Impact on National Lending Systems."
Journal of Educational Media and Library Sciences 26 (1989): 5-22.

"Prospect of Developing a National Continuing Education System for Library Personnel; A
Task Force Study for the Education Committee, Library Association of China." Bulletin of
Taipei Municipal Libraries (March 1987): 11-17.


Special Features of Library and Information Service Systems and Organizational
Structures in Developed Countries. A contracted research report for the National
Central Library, sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Republic of China, 1991.

Chinese Collections in American Libraries: History, Problems, and a Suggested
Revision of the Library of Congress Classification. Research report, State University
of New York at Albany, 1967.


"Current Research and Development in Information Storage and Retrieval and Their
Impact on Library and Information Work and Services." Annual Conference for Library
Professional Development, Network Information and Technology, sponsored by Tamkang
University, Taipei, Taiwan, June 26-30, 1989.

"Problems of Resource Sharing and Availability of Research Materials among Research
Institutions." Interlibrary Cooperation Organization of Northern Research Institutions
Annual Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan, June 24, 1986.

"Institutional Requirements and Methods for Inter-Library Cooperation and Resource
Sharing." Annual Conference of Interlibrary Cooperation Organization of Humanities and
Social Sciences, Taipei, Taiwan, November 24, 1986.

"Systems Analysis for Libraries." Tamkang University Alumni Association of the
Department of Educational Media and Library Sciences, Summer Workshop, September 4,

"Research and Development in Comparative Librarianship." Alumni Association of the
Department of Fu-Jen University, Department of Library Science, March 11, 1984.

"Professional Competencies and Education of Librarians in Academic and Research
Libraries." Annual Meeting of Library Directors of Academic and Research Libraries at
National Tsing-Hua University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, December 5, 1983.


"The Impact of Electronic Publishing on Selection of Library Materials: Publication
Formats." An experimental research studying the cost/effectiveness and information
quality of publications available in print, CD-ROM, online database services, and Internet
sources, supported by the 1996 Curriculum Activity Grant of SCSU, and implemented in
the courses of LSC 617, LSC 618 and LSC 662: Management of Electronic Resources
and Services.

"Applying Online Database Retrieval Systems for Library Collection Development." An
experimental research using DIALOG and CD-ROM databases for library collection
development, supported by the 1994 Curriculum Activity Grant of SCSU, and implemented
in the following courses: LSC 617: Sci-Tech Information Sources, LSC 618: Business
Information Sources.

"The Process of Making a Bibliographic Database System: Redesigning Cataloging
Courses to Reflect Professional and Technological Changes in Library Technical
Services." Research supported by the 1991 Summer Related Curriculum Activity Grant of
SCSU, and implemented in the revised cataloging course, LSC 506: Information Analysis
and Organization, and LSC 613: Advanced Cataloging and Classification.


Library Education Systems and Professional Qualifications in the United States of
America, United Kingdom, and Federal Republic of Germany. Vol. 1: Historical
Development from 1880s to 1980s, Vol. 2: Current Scene and Future Trends in the
1990s. In preparation for publication.

"Designing and Creating a Digital Union Catalog for Ancient Chinese Books in Selected
Academic and Research Libraries in the US and China." Prototype research for ancient
Chinese book holdings collected at Harvard-Yenching Library, Yale Sterling Library,
National Central Library Taipei, National Library of China and Beijing University Library.
The research will be conducted in 1997-1998 and may be expanded to include more
libraries in the future.


Education Systems for Librarianship in the Federal Republic of Germany, the United
Kingdom, and the United States of America--A Comparative Study


Florida State University