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Master of Science Library and Information Science Program Overview Dr. Scott Nicholson, MLIS MSLIS Program Director
Agenda <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Layout of Program </li></ul><ul><li>General announcements </li></ul><ul><li...
Advising and Advisor Letters <ul><li>Letters with name of Faculty Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Difference between Graduate Ac...
Review of MSLIS Program - Core <ul><li>Introductory Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 511 Introduction to the Library and ...
Structure of Program - Other <ul><li>Exit Requirement (3 Credits) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internship  </li></ul></ul><ul><li...
CAS in Digital Libraries <ul><li>18 Credit Certificate in Advanced Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Can be done during or after M...
Simultaneous Degrees <ul><li>MSLIS courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>19 credits of requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 c...
Summer Institute <ul><li>Summer-long online courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 or 2 month </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intensive co...
Upcoming Semester <ul><li>Take 601 This Weekend! </li></ul><ul><li>If you plan to take only  1 course   in the fall, take:...
Upcoming Semester <ul><li>If you take 3 courses, take: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 511 Introduction to the Library and Infor...
Upcoming Semester <ul><li>If you plan to take only  1 course   in the fall, take: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 605  Reference...
Upcoming Semester <ul><li>If you take 3 courses, take: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 511 Introduction to the Library and Infor...
Planning Ahead <ul><li>(Core) IST 614, Management Principles </li></ul><ul><li>(Core) IST 618, Survey of Telecommunication...
Planning Ahead <ul><li>616 –  Information Resources: Organization and Access </li></ul><ul><li>Is to be taken before </li>...
General Elective Tips <ul><li>Many electives are only offered every other year. (ask your faculty advisor) </li></ul><ul><...
WISE <ul><li>Distance electives from other universities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not first semester </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Li...
Internship <ul><li>Fulfills exit requirement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent study may be used if student has library ex...
Advising Guide <ul><li>Available on the MSLIS Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://istwikis.syr.edu/mslis </li></ul><ul><li>Other...
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  1. 1. Master of Science Library and Information Science Program Overview Dr. Scott Nicholson, MLIS MSLIS Program Director
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Layout of Program </li></ul><ul><li>General announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Advisor letters </li></ul><ul><li>Group/Individual advising </li></ul>
  3. 3. Advising and Advisor Letters <ul><li>Letters with name of Faculty Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Difference between Graduate Academic Counselor and Faculty Advisors: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requirements, policies, enrollment, financial aid, graduation -> Graduate Academic Advisor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elective selection, Instructor selection, Profession questions -> Faculty Advisor </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Review of MSLIS Program - Core <ul><li>Introductory Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 511 Introduction to the Library and Information Profession </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 601 Information and Information Environments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Information Resources Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 605 Reference and Information Literacy Services (Fall) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 613 Library Planning, Marketing, and Assessment (Spring) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 616 Information Resources: Organization and Access </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Management and Policy Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 614 Management Principles for Information Professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 618 Survey of Telecommunications and Information Policy </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Structure of Program - Other <ul><li>Exit Requirement (3 Credits) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internship </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Electives (14 Credits) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From any graduate IST course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WISE program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer Institute </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. CAS in Digital Libraries <ul><li>18 Credit Certificate in Advanced Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Can be done during or after MSLIS </li></ul><ul><li>9 Credit Core </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 676 Digital Libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 677 Creating, Managing, and Preserving Digital Assets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 759 Planning and Designing Digital Libraries Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>9 Credits of Electives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many library courses and other IST offerings </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Simultaneous Degrees <ul><li>MSLIS courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>19 credits of requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 credit exit requirement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>14 credits of electives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CAS DL courses (all count for MSLIS electives) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>9 credits of DL core </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9 credits of DL electives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All of these count toward MSLIS electives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Both degrees for 4 extra credits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All MSLIS electives must count for DL </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Summer Institute <ul><li>Summer-long online courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 or 2 month </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intensive courses in Syracuse </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 weeks + 5 days + 2 weeks = 3 credits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May have before and after requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t do many! </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Upcoming Semester <ul><li>Take 601 This Weekend! </li></ul><ul><li>If you plan to take only 1 course in the fall, take: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 511 Reference and Information Literacy Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If you take 2 or more courses , add: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 605 Reference and Information Literacy Services </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Upcoming Semester <ul><li>If you take 3 courses, take: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 511 Introduction to the Library and Information Profession </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 605: Information Resources, Users and Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider another Core class, such as IST 616, 614, or 618 (or 676 if CAS-DL) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Upcoming Semester <ul><li>If you plan to take only 1 course in the fall, take: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 605 Reference and Information Literacy Services , </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If you take 2 or more courses , take: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 605 Reference and Information Literacy Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 616, 614, or 618 (676 if DL) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Take 613 in the Spring </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Upcoming Semester <ul><li>If you take 3 courses, take: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 511 Introduction to the Library and Information Profession, M001 Nicholson (W 6-8:50) , and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IST 605: Information Resources, Users and Services, M001 Lavender (Online) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider another Core class, such as IST 613, 616, 614, or 618 (or 676 if CAS-DL) </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Planning Ahead <ul><li>(Core) IST 614, Management Principles </li></ul><ul><li>(Core) IST 618, Survey of Telecommunications and Information Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Not recommended that you take these together. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Planning Ahead <ul><li>616 – Information Resources: Organization and Access </li></ul><ul><li>Is to be taken before </li></ul><ul><li>604 – Cataloging of Information Resources </li></ul>
  15. 15. General Elective Tips <ul><li>Many electives are only offered every other year. (ask your faculty advisor) </li></ul><ul><li>If you are planning to work toward the DL certificate, be sure all your LIS electives count toward the CAS-DL. </li></ul>
  16. 16. WISE <ul><li>Distance electives from other universities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not first semester </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Listed on the course schedule </li></ul><ul><li>May require travel! </li></ul>
  17. 17. Internship <ul><li>Fulfills exit requirement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent study may be used if student has library experience, but.. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Think about immediately, but don’t act until you are halfway done. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guest speakers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wherever you’d like to get a job! </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Advising Guide <ul><li>Available on the MSLIS Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://istwikis.syr.edu/mslis </li></ul><ul><li>Other things on the Wiki: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Q&A for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty meeting minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSLIS policies </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Questions or Breakout Session
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