LIS 651 Syllabus
<ul><li>An introduction to the fields of librarianship and information professions. Covering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the evo...
Learning Outcomes <ul><li>Identify the historical forces that have shaped libraries  </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate an unde...
Learning Outcomes <ul><li>Identify legal issues that affect the profession  </li></ul><ul><li>Identify trends in the publi...
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  1. 1. LIS 651 Syllabus
  2. 2. <ul><li>An introduction to the fields of librarianship and information professions. Covering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the evolving role of libraries in society; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the legal and ethical aspects of the profession; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the impact of rapidly changing information environments. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overviews of types of libraries and information centers and their organizational and staffing structures. </li></ul><ul><li>Three hours of field observation are required. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Learning Outcomes <ul><li>Identify the historical forces that have shaped libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate an understanding of the role of libraries in society </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the different types of libraries/information centers and the nature of the professional work in them </li></ul><ul><li>Identify ethical and professional values </li></ul>
  4. 4. Learning Outcomes <ul><li>Identify legal issues that affect the profession </li></ul><ul><li>Identify trends in the publishing industry </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the various funding options available to libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate proficiency in oral communication (class presentations and participation) </li></ul>

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