Journal of Academic Librarianship
Field experiences function as a link between LIS theory and practice. Students should be provided with an experience that is a true reflection of the professional environment. The increasing focus on research by academic librarians provides an opportunity and responsibility to integrate research into the field experiences of LIS students.
Berg, Selinda Adelle; Hoffmann, Kristin; and Dawson, Diane. (2009). Integrating Research into LIS Field Experiences in Academic Libraries. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 35 (6), 591-598.