Library & Information Science (LIS)


1000

LIS 1001 Library Research Methods and Materials (1 credits)
Fundamentals of college-level research; location, evaluation, and use of information for research needs; introduction to the library and to the organization, access, and retrieval of information; hands-on experience in a variety of printed and electronic resources.

2000

LIS 2000 INTRO INFO & SOC (3.0 credits)
LIS 2001 [Not Offered] Introduction to Information Technologies (3 credits)
Credit will not be given for this course and CSC 1100, EXST 2000, and ISDS 1100. Introduction to hardware, software, networking, and telecommunications issues; use of application software, electronic databases, and search engines.

4000

LIS 4001 [Not Offered] ADV LIB RES METH/MAT (3.0 credits)

7000

LIS 7000 INFO & SOCIETY (3.0 credits)
LIS 7002 [Not Offered] Information Services (3 credits)
Prereq.: major or permission of department. Preparation for reference and bibliographic services; selection and use of general, scholarly, and specialized reference resources in various subject fields.
LIS 7003 [Not Offered] Principles of Collection Management (3 credits)
Basic principles of collection development and management, including community and user needs analysis, selection strategies, and tools.
LIS 7004 Principles of Management for Librarians and Information Specialists (3 credits)
Prereq.: major or permission of department. Basic functions of management and their application to the operations of libraries and information service agencies.
LIS 7005 [Not Offered] Foundations of Library and Information Science (3 credits)
Prereq.: major or permission of department. Must be taken in the first semester of residence or prior to registration for the tenth hour of course work to be counted for the MLIS degree, whichever occurs first. History, theory, practice, philosophy, and current organization of the information service professions.
LIS 7008 Information Technologies (3 credits)
Prereq.: major or permission of department. Hardware, software, networking, and telecommunications issues relating to technologies used in libraries and information settings; experience with appropriate software packages and search systems.
LIS 7010 ORGANIZATION INFO (3.0 credits)
LIS 7011 Information Needs Analysis (3 credits)
Prereq.: major or permission of department. User-centered approaches to meeting information needs of individuals and communities; community analysis, user studies, and reference interview.
LIS 7012 [Not Offered] Bibliographic Organization and Resource Development (3 credits)
Prereq.: major or permission of department. Conceptual foundations of bibliographic organization and resource development; basic principles and methods of description, organization, and access; bibliographical lists; principles, methods, issues, and trends of resource selection for user populations.
LIS 7013 [Not Offered] Evaluation of Information Systems (3 credits)
Prereq.: major or permission of department. Evaluation of information system performance; systems analysis techniques; development and use of performance measures; strategies for improving system performance.
LIS 7101 Media and Services for Children (3 credits)
Developmentally appropriate library and information services for children, ages birth to eleven; emphasis on literature and uses of literature in schools and libraries.
LIS 7102 Media and Services for Young Adults (3 credits)
Developmentally appropriate library and information services for young adults, ages 15 to 18; emphasis on literature and uses of literature in schools and libraries.
LIS 7103 [Not Offered] Media and Services for Young Adolescents (3 credits)
Developmentally appropriate library and information services for young people, ages 11 to 14; emphasis on literature and its value in the lives of pubescent youths.
LIS 7104 [Not Offered] NONFICT CHILD TEEN (3.0 credits)
LIS 7105 [Not Offered] GRAPHIC NOVELS (3.0 credits)
LIS 7106 [Not Offered] Advanced Topics in Collection Management (3 credits)
Prereq.: LIS 7003 or 7012 or consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Advanced study in collection management; emphasis on formats and special conditions, such as serials, audio-visual materials, rare and out-of-print materials, foreign book trade, or alternative literatures or procedures, such as evaluation or acquisitions.
LIS 7107 [Not Offered] Use of Media in Libraries (3 credits)
Examination of media as translated into a variety of library settings and as related to various library patron groups; problems and trends with types of media, software and hardware.
LIS 7200 [Not Offered] Resources for the Humanities (3 credits)
Information resources in major areas of the humanities.
LIS 7201 [Not Offered] Resources for the Social Sciences (3 credits)
Information resources in major areas of the social sciences.
LIS 7202 [Not Offered] Resources for Science and Technology (3 credits)
Information resources in major areas of pure and applied sciences.
LIS 7203 [Not Offered] Sources of Government Information (3 credits)
Government publications as products of government activity and as sources of information.
LIS 7205 Business Information Resources (3 credits)
Information resources in major areas of business and economics.
LIS 7400 [Not Offered] School Media Centers (3 credits)
Philosophy and objectives of library media centers and information services in schools; emphasis on the roles and responsibilities of the library media specialist.
LIS 7401 Academic Libraries (3 credits)
Study of libraries in higher education; their development, organization, financing, and administration; human resources; collections; services; and futures.
LIS 7402 [Not Offered] Cooperatives, Consortia, and Networks (3 credits)
Major types of local, state, regional, and national cooperation among all types of libraries, including organization, governance, services, and uses of technology.
LIS 7403 [Not Offered] Special Libraries and Information Centers (3 credits)
Major types of special libraries; their purpose and function in business, government, and other organizations; principles of administration; technical processing; reference services; special methods, routines, and records.
LIS 7404 [Not Offered] Health Sciences Information Centers (3 credits)
Administration, organization, function, and services of health sciences libraries; collection development and reference emphasis on major print and electronic information resources.
LIS 7405 [Not Offered] Public Libraries (3 credits)
Role of the public library in past and present American society; its relationship to the social and political communities.
LIS 7406 [Not Offered] Literature and Methods for Readers' Advisory Services (3 credits)
Value and role of leisure reading in public libraries; interview techniques, support processes, and bibliographic resources for providing services to adults and older adolescent readers.
LIS 7408 [Not Offered] Principles of Archives Management (3 credits)
Identification, collection, arrangement, description, preservation, and use of the full range of historical documents in both institutional and private repositories.
LIS 7409 [Not Offered] Human Computer Interaction (3 credits)
Study of interactions between humans and information systems, leading to more effective system design and evaluation; human cognition, user modeling, system design approaches, evaluation methods.
LIS 7410 [Not Offered] Digital Libraries (3 credits)
Prereq.: LIS 7008 or consent of instructor. Current activities, models, methods and tools for digital library creation and support; theoretical and practical aspects of digital library creation, using a variety of formats and approaches.
LIS 7501 [Not Offered] Management of Information Systems (3 credits)
Management of the selection, acquisition, and implementation of computer systems within the context of library and information service agencies.
LIS 7502 [Not Offered] Networks for Information Centers (3 credits)
Prereq.: LIS 7008 or permission of instructor. Standards, policy, theory, and technical issues related to electronic networks; impact on information transfer and organizations.
LIS 7503 [Not Offered] Information Technology and Public Policy (3 credits)
Examines the impact of information technology and public policies on economic, social and political systems; focuses on major public policies related to information technologies within the United States and selected countries.
LIS 7504 [Not Offered] Preservation Management of Physical Records (3 credits)
Study of preservation as a management function, highlighting causes of deterioration of print and non-print collections, as well as policies and practices that ensure their maximum usable life.
LIS 7505 DIGITAL CURATION (3.0 credits)
LIS 7508 [Not Offered] Management of Knowledge-Based Assets in Organizations (3 credits)
Analysis of the nature and uses of knowledge-based assets in organizations; systems for managing knowledge-based assets will be considered in the context of institutions= overall information ecology; examination of the role of librarians and information professionals in organizing and providing knowledge-based assets.
LIS 7509 [Not Offered] Oral History (3 credits)
Introduction to oral history methods and theory; construction and administration of oral history projects; conducting interviews; preservation of interviews in archives and libraries.
LIS 7510 [Not Offered] Web site Design and Management (3 credits)
Design, produce, and manage effective web sites; understanding of the World Wide Web environment and related technologies.
LIS 7603 [Not Offered] Electronic Description of Archival Materials (3 credits)
Prereq.: LIS 7408 or consent of instructor. Application of document analysis to produce MARC records, Dublin Core records, and SGML/XML tagging; overview of electronic publishing and Web publications of archival materials and finding aids.
LIS 7604 [Not Offered] Principles of Records Management (3 credits)
Application of systematic and scientific controls to recorded information; life-cycle concept, legal requirements, and implications of technology, as well as records inventory, appraisal, classification, retention, and protection.
LIS 7605 [Not Offered] Information Science (3 credits)
History and philosophy of information science and information retrieval; survey of current research.
LIS 7606 [Not Offered] Abstracting and Indexing (3 credits)
Principles of abstracting and indexing for print and electronic environments; controlled vocabulary and thesaurus development; manual and computerized abstracting and indexing techniques; effectiveness of abstracting and indexing methods.
LIS 7607 [Not Offered] Electronic Information Resources (3 credits)
Prereq.: LIS 7002 or permission of instructor. Use of electronic information resources and systems; analysis and comparison of various search mechanisms.
LIS 7608 [Not Offered] Cataloging and Classification (3 credits)
Principles underlying description, subject analysis, classification of library resources and authority control; current national standard cataloging rules, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Dewey Decimal Classification, Library of Congress Classification, and MARC (machine-readable cataloging) formats are emphasized.
LIS 7609 [Not Offered] Seminar on Cataloging and Classification (3 credits)
Prereq.: LIS 7608 or consent of instructor. Detailed analysis of cataloging and classification of special resources, including serials, electronic and cartographic resources, kits, music, manuscripts, relia, including formatting of bibliographic representations; intensive survey of conceptual foundations of descriptive and subject metadata.
LIS 7610 [Not Offered] Information Retrieval Systems (3 credits)
See CSC 7481.
LIS 7611 [Not Offered] Management of Electronic Records (3 credits)
Prereq.: LIS 7408. Study and evaluation of the impact of automation on archival theory and practice. Analysis of models and strategies developed by archivists to manage electronic records.
LIS 7700 [Not Offered] History of Books and Libraries (3 credits)
History and cultural relationships of the book and libraries; rise of the library as a formal institution within society.
LIS 7701 [Not Offered] Seminar in History of Archives and Record Keeping (3 credits)
Origins, organization, and development of records, record keeping systems, and archival institutions, from the ancient world through the twentieth century.
LIS 7702 [Not Offered] Seminar in Advanced Archival Appraisal (3 credits)
Appraisal and selection of archival materials from both a theoretical and a practical perspective. Extensive reading in the archival literature to form familiarity with the evolution of appraisal theory and current practices in the field.
LIS 7703 [Not Offered] Seminar in Advanced Archival Access (3 credits)
History of archival arrangement and description, in depth investigation of the issues arising around access to archival materials in the digital world.
LIS 7800 [Not Offered] The Art and Practice of Library Storytelling (3 credits)
Role of storytelling as a form of communication; preparation and presentation of stories for all age groups; planning story programs.
LIS 7801 [Not Offered] The Illustrator as Storyteller (3 credits)
Study of effectiveness of illustrators in telling stories from children's literature; evaluation of artistic media in review sources; survey of works of noted children's books illustrators.
LIS 7807 Information Literacy Instruction (3 credits)
Theories, techniques, strategies, and current practice for teaching the effective and efficient use of academic, school, public, and special library resources.
LIS 7809 Research in Library and Information Science (3 credits)
Prereq.: LIS 7013 or permission of instructor. Research methodology applicable to library and information phenomena; definition of research problems, selection of inquiry tools, and data collection; emphasis on evaluation of research.
LIS 7810 [Not Offered] Sources of Music Study & Research (3 credits)
See MUS 7600.
LIS 7811 [Not Offered] PUBLISH LIB&INFOPROS (3.0 credits)
LIS 7900 Field Experience in Library and Information Services (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of 24 hrs. of LIS courses, and permission of instructor. Preparation for course begins semester prior to registration. 120 hrs. per semester at field site. Experience in management of library and information services, such as cataloging, reference, technical services, or automation.
LIS 7901 [Not Offered] Issues in Library and Information Science (1 credits)
Prereq.: major or permission of department. Pass-fail grading. All graduating students are expected to participate in discussions of contemporary professional issues.
LIS 7902 [Not Offered] Field Experience in School Media Centers (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of 24 hrs. of LIS courses, including LIS 7101, 7102, and 7400, and permission of instructor. Preparation for course begins semester prior to registration. 120 hrs. per semester at field site . Experience in administration and management of school libraries.
LIS 7903 [Not Offered] Field Experience in Special Libraries and Information Centers (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of 24 hrs. of LIS courses, including LIS 7403, and permission of instructor. Preparation for course begins semester prior to registration. 120 hrs. per semester at field site. Experience in administration and management of special libraries.
LIS 7904 [Not Offered] Field Experience in Academic Libraries (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of 24 hrs. of LIS courses, including LIS 7401, and permission of instructor. Preparation for course begins semester prior to registration. 120 hrs. per semester at field site. Experience in administration and management of academic libraries.
LIS 7905 [Not Offered] Field Experience in Public Libraries (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of 24 hrs. of LIS courses, including LIS 7405, and permission of instructor. Preparation for course begins semester prior to registration. 120 hrs. per semester at field site. Experience in administration and management of public libraries.
LIS 7906 [Not Offered] Field Experience in Health Sciences Information Centers (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion 24 hrs. of LIS courses, including LIS 7404, and permission of instructor. Preparation for course begins semester prior to registration. 120 hrs. per semester at field site . Experience in administration and management of health sciences libraries.
LIS 7907 [Not Offered] FLD EXP INFOR MGT (3.0 credits)
LIS 7909 MLIS Directed Independent Study (1-3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit.
LIS 7910 [Not Offered] Special Topics in Archival Science (1-3 credits)
Prereq.: major or permission of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 18 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
LIS 7911 Special Topics in Information Science (1-3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 18 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
LIS 7912 [Not Offered] Special Topics in Library Science (1-3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 18 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
LIS 7913 [Not Offered] Field Experience in Archives (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of 24 hrs. of LIS courses including LIS 7603, and permission of instructor. Preparation for course begins semester prior to registration. 120 hrs. per semester at field site . Experience in administration and management of archives.
LIS 7914 [Not Offered] CLIS Directed Independent Study (1-3 credits)
Prereq.: MLIS or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of 12 sem. hrs. credit.

8000

LIS 8000 [Not Offered] Thesis Research (1-9 per semester credits)
"S"/"U" grading.