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Courses - Spring 2018
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.
LBSC622
Information and Universal Usability
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Information services and technologies to provide equal experiences and outcomes to all users. Laws, standards, approaches, component concepts, access needs, and technologies in relation to physical and online information environments.
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.
LBSC641
Selecting and Evaluating of Resources for Learning
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Policies and procedures for collection development, including identifying, evaluating, acquiring, providing, and promoting resources in all formats, to support learning and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.
LBSC646
Literature and Materials for Young Adults
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Credit only granted for: LBSC646 or LBSC746.
Formerly: LBSC746.
Survey of literature and other materials for older children and adolescents. 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.
Class time/details on ELMS
LBSC702
User Instruction
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC602; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Critical analysis of the rationale, content, and processes of user instruction in library and information settings.
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.
LBSC708P
Special Topics in Library and Information Science; Archives and Archivists in America
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
LBSC709
(Perm Req)
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.
LBSC713
Planning and Evaluating Library and Information Services
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC602; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
An investigation of quantitative and qualitative methods used to plan and evaluate the effectiveness of library and information services. Planning and evaluation methodologies will be analyzed and critiqued. Selected methods will be demonstrated and/or utilized.
LBSC734
Seminar in the Academic Library
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC602; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Role of the academic library within the framework of higher education. Planning programs and services, collections, support, fiscal management, physical plant, and cooperation.
LBSC742
Collaborative Instructional Design and Evaluation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: INST650; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
School librarians' collaborative role in instruction. Systematic design development, and evaluation of instructional strategies and products for learning.
LBSC744
Internship in School Libraries
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: INST650, LBSC641, INST651, and LBSC741; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of instructor; and permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Opportunities to observe and participate in the operation of school libraries at the elementary and secondary levels under the supervision of certified school librarians. Required of all School Library Media certification candidates.
LBSC770
Metadata and Tools for Information Professionals
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC671; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Principles, standards, and practices of information representation to facilitate accessing needed information in digital bibliographic environments. Includes exposure to Metadata, XML, RDA/AACR2R, DTDs, MARC, Dublin Core, MODS, ISBN and ISSN, FRBR, FRAD, Classification systems, and Controlled Vocabularies such as LCSH, SEARS, NLM, Getty and ERIC Thesauri, and others.
LBSC785
Documentation, Collection, and Appraisal of Records
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC605 or INST604; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Development of documentation strategies and plans; collecting policies to guide programs in acquiring records; theories and techniques for appraising records to identify those with continuing value.
LBSC786
Library and Archives Preservation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: INST604; and permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
An introduction to library and archives materials and media, the risks that affect their preservation and strategies used to enhance preservation of library and archives collections. The course reviews preservation knowledge and skills that archival and library staff uses when providing access, managing, processing and working with collections.
LBSC791
Designing Principled Inquiry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC671, LBSC602, and LBSC631; and additional 9 credits of coursework applied to the MLIS degree. Or permission of instructor.
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.