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Department of Library and Information Studies
Curry Building

Major Information


Marilyn L. Shontz, Associate Professor and Intermin Chair of the Department

Professor Wright; Associate Professors Carmichael, Kovacs; Assistant Professor Locke

This program is accredited by the American Library Association and leads to the Master of Library and Information Studies degree and appropriate state-level certification for school media personnel and public librarians.

Courses at the 500 level are offered for advanced undergraduates.

Library and Information Studies Major

Degree offered-Master of Library and Information Studies, MLIS

Library and Information Studies Courses (LIS)

For Undergraduates

100 Introduction to Electronic Information Resources (1:1).

Provides instruction in developing search strategies and utilizing these strategies with information search tools including  JACLIN, JACLINCD, and the Internet including Telnet, FTP, and the World Wide Web.

346 Children's Literature and Instructional Media (3:3:3). Pr. CUI 250 or consent of instructor. May not be taken by students who have credit for CUI 346.

Multimedia approach to literature for children; functions and use in the elementary curriculum with emphasis on integration of literature into the curriculum. (Same as CUI 346)

For Advanced Undergraduates

and Graduate Students

505 Introduction to Archival Management (3:3). Pr. consent of instructor.

Principles of archival management, featuring both classroom instruction in archival theory and practical experience in manuscript repositories and public and private archives. ( Same as HIS 505.)

506 Institutes in Librarianship and Educational Technology (1 to 3). Only one 506 institute may be credited toward the MLIS degree.

Special institutes to study issues, problems, and new approaches to librarianship and educational technology.

554 Materials for Adolescents (3:3).

Survey of resources and services appropriate for adolescents, study of selection aids and criteria, use of resources, and investigation of reading, listening, viewing interests.

556 Materials for Children (3:3).

Survey of resources for early childhood through elementary school levels, study of selection aids and criteria, use of materials and investigation of reading, listening, viewing interests.

557 Information Sources and Services (3:3).

Selection, evaluation, and use of basic information sources; emphasizing search strategies, question negotiation, and current problems in the provision of information service.

582 Educational Applications of BASIC (2:2:1).

An introduction to writing instructional programs in BASIC. Includes use of QBASIC or FUTURE BASIC programming languages and the evaluation of instructional programs written in BASIC.

591 School Administrative Applications of Microcomputers (1:1:1).

Introduction to school administrative applications of microcomputers

For Graduate Students Only

600 Foundations of Library and Information Studies (3:3).

601 Practicum (1 to 6).

608 Independent Study (1 to 4).

610 Social Sciences Information Sources (3:3).

611 Humanities Information Sources (3:3).

612 Science and Technology Information Sources (3:3).

613 Business Information Sources and Services (3:3).

614 Public Documents Information Sources (3:3).

615 Collection Management (3:3).

616 Media Production Services for Library Programs (3:3).

640 Organizing Library Collections (3:3).

645 Computer-related Technologies for Library Management (3:3:2).

646 Indexing and Abstracting (3:3).

647 Emerging Technological Trends in Information Access (3:3).

650 Library Administration and Management (3:3).

651 Seminar in Advanced Information Sources and Services (3:3).

652 Library Administration and Management Seminar (3:3).

653 The School Library (3:3).

654 School Library Media Specialist and the Curriculum (3:3).

655 The Public Library (3:3).

656 The Academic Library (3:3).

657 The Special Library (3:3).

658 Library Services to Diverse Client Groups (3:3).

659 Problems in Library and Information Studies (3:3).

660 Supervision: School System Library Media Programs (3:3).

665 Library Services for Young People (3:3).

672 Instructional Design (3:3).

680 Internship in School Library Media Supervision (3-6).

688 Seminar in Selected Topics (1 to 4)

800 Graduate Registration (0).

670 Educational Measurement and Evaluation (3:3).

681 Design and Analysis of Educational Experiments (3:3).

683 School Public Relations (3:3).

687 Public School Law (3:3).

688 Contemporary Problems Seminar (1 to 3).

689 Seminar in Leadership Development (6).

690 Supervised Practicum in School Administration (3).

691 Principles of Administration (3:3).

692 Independent Study (1 to 4).

693 Seminar in Advanced Research Methods (3:3).

694 Organization and Governance of Public Education (3:3).

699 Thesis (3 to 6).

730 Practicum in Educational Research and Evaluation (3).

750 Advanced Seminar in School Law Research (3:3).

751 Concepts and Cases in Educational Administration (3:3).

752 Theories in Educational Administration (3:3).

799 Dissertation (12).

800 Graduate Registration. (0).

801 Graduate Registration. (0).


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