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Courses - Spring 2020
LBSC
Library Science
LBSC602
Serving Information Needs
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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.
LBSC611
History of the Book
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Credit only granted for: LBSC611 or LBSC078B.
Formerly: LBSC708B.
Introduction to the history and development of the book from pre-printing and incunabula to the post-modern book. Book illustration; publishing; collecting.
LBSC631
Achieving Organizational Excellence
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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, S-F
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, S-F
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, S-F
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.
LBSC703
Field Study in Archives and Digital Curation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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.
LBSC706
Seminar in International and Comparative Librarianship and Information Science
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: LBSC602; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Comparison and contrast of bibliographic systems, institutions, service arrangements, and professional patterns in developed and developing cultures. Libraries, information organizations, and international information systems viewed against the backdrop of national cultures. Influences of social, political, and economic factors upon these forms.
LBSC707
Field Study in Information Service
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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, S-F
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, S-F
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, S-F
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.
LBSC741
Seminar in School Library Administration
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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.
LBSC745
Storytelling Materials and Techniques
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: LBSC645; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Literary sources and instruction and practice in oral techniques.
LBSC749
Internship in School Libraries
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
LBSC750
Research and Teaching Fellowship I
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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, participate in weekly discussions, observe information literacy instruction sessions, and co-teach at least one research session with another fellow.
Prerequisite: LBSC602
LBSC752
Research and Teaching Fellowship III
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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, participate in weekly discussions, and serve as a Discussion Leader for two class periods of LBS750, Research and Teaching Fellowship I. Taken in conjunction with the field study course, either LBSC 703 or LBSC 707.
Prerequisite: LBSC751
LBSC770
Metadata and Tools for Information Professionals
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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.
LBSC786
Library and Archives Preservation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
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, S-F
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.