LIS 600: Foundations of Library and Information Studies
Rubin, Richard (2004). Foundations of library and information science (2nd ed.). NY: Neal –Schumann Publishers, Inc.
This graduate-level course is an introduction to librarianship and other information professions. Underlying principles common to all information environments and specialties are covered, including the historical and philosophical development of librarianship and the information professions, technology and legislative trends in the field, and professional responsibilites, particularly as they relate to user access to information. Throughout the semester, an emphasis is placed socializing new students to the field.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Through readings, discussions, lectures and written assignments, the student completing this course will be able to: