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Courses - Fall 2019
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.
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.
LBSC644
Collection Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: LBSC602; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Credit only granted for: LBSC 644 or LBSC 708G.
Formerly: LBSC 708G.
Activities through which library collections are systematically developed and managed are explored, especially the formulation and implementation of written collection development policies. Other specific topics include identification of user needs; collection evaluation; fund allocation among competing departments, subjects, and/or media; selection methods; intellectual freedom; storage alternatives; and cooperative collection development.
LBSC645
(Perm Req)
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.
LBSC702
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.
LBSC709
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: 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: INST650; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Development, management, and evaluation of school library programs at all levels.
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.
LBSC749
Internship in School Libraries
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
LBSC751
Research and Teaching Fellowship II
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Part of the Research and Teaching Fellowship program, a three-semester teacher training and professional development program in academic libraries. Fellows will complete weekly readings, complete weekly teaching reflections, and begin preparations for the academic job search.
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.
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.