عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Purpose: It’s essential to review and update medical library and information science curriculum, because of influence from developments in other related sciences. This study aimed to compare and implement the curriculum of the Master of Science curriculum of medical library, with curriculums of similar fields in Iran.
Methods: This research used comparative method. Checklist of curriculums was used for data collection, medical library and information science, knowledge and information science, library and information science.
Results: Medical Library and information science curriculum was mostly similar with field of study curriculum in Islamic Azad University. Compare in current areas of study showed this medical librarianship had most closely match with information science area of study (93.75%) and the lowest similarity with digital library management (37.5%).
Conclusion: Similarity between medical library and information science curriculum with other curriculums showed this field couldn’t fulfill numerous and varied needs of the medical community and related sciences. Changing in curriculum and creation of area of study like medical librarianship, hospital librarianship, evidence base librarianship and etc. could fill the gaps.