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Courses - Fall 2017
LBSC
Library Science
LBSC602
Serving Information Needs
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Credit only granted for: LBSC602, or both LBSC601 and LBSC650.
An introduction to the skills necessary to interact directly with individuals through the exploration of user behavior theory, strategies to locate and evaluate information from print and electronic resources, and policies and procedures to ensure that all individuals can become information literate.
LBSC620
Diverse Populations, Inclusion, and Information
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Importance of equality of information access. Social, political, and technological barriers to information. Information needs of diverse and underrepresented populations. Principles of inclusive information services.
LBSC631
Achieving Organizational Excellence
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Credit only granted for: LBSC631 or LBSC635.
Overview of the principles, practices, and techniques required for effective leadership and management. The innovative strategies, management responsibilities, and skills needed to achieve and sustain high organizational performance in information-based cultural institutions.
LBSC645
Literature and Materials for Children
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Survey of literature and other materials for children and youth. Criteria for evaluating and using such materials as they relate to the needs, interests, reading abilities, and other capabilities of young readers.
LBSC671
Creating Information Infrastructures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Credit only granted for: LBSC671, or LBSC670 and LBSC690.
Foundations of acquiring and managing collections, information structures, indexing and discovery systems needed by information professionals. An introduction to the theoretical concepts, trends, systems, and technologies central to the information field.
LBSC682
Management of Electronic Records & Information
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Role of archivists and records managers in the management of electronic records. Focuses on the life cycle of records and the impact of technology programs for managing electronic records.
LBSC703
Field Study in Archives and Digital Curation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC602, LBSC631, and LBSC671; and must have completed 9 additional credits. Or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Must be in Library and Information Science (Master's) program; and permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Supervised internship experience in archives or digital curation programs in organizations and institutions.
LBSC707
Field Study in Information Service
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC602, LBSC671, and LBSC631; and must have completed an additional 9 credits. Or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Must be in Library and Information Science (Master's) program; and permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Supervised internship experience in a library, archive, museum, or other information organization.
LBSC709
Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Signed independent study form must be presented to CLIS Admissions Office.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
LBSC724
Public Library Seminar
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Organization, support, and service patterns of public libraries. The public library in national, state, and local contexts.
LBSC731
Special Collections
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC605 or LBSC602; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Management of special collections, whose holdings may include manuscripts (particularly personal papers), non-textual materials, graphical materials, and rare books, with analysis of the custodial and management functions associated with special collections.
LBSC741
Seminar in School Library Administration
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC640; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Development, management, and evaluation of school library programs at all levels.
LBSC782
Arrangement, Description, and Access for Archives
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC605; or INST604; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Formerly: LBSC684 and LBSC781.
Introduction to the key concepts and practices involved with arrangement and description of archives, and the techniques appropriate to enable users to access archival information.
LBSC789A
Special Topics in Contemporary Archives; Seminar in Modern Archives
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
LBSC791
Designing Principled Inquiry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC671, LBSC602, and LBSC631; and additional 15 credits in LBSC course work.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Critical analysis of roles of information professions and institutions in integrating theory, methods, practice, policies, and values of the field, and applying them to the design of future information systems and services.
LBSC799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.