The Dynamics of Rural and Small-Town Libraries

In LIB 118W, students examine the dynamics of libraries located within rural and small-town areas. Many factors limit the effectiveness of library services in these areas, including staffing, healthcare, resource […]

Introduction to Cataloging and Classification

This course will introduce the principles of organization of information and information retrieval systems.  Topics covered will include organization of print and non-print collections, Dewey Decimal Classification, Library of Congress […]

Library Internship

This field placement will give students hands on, real world experience in a library of their choosing.  Students must complete 90 hours in the field.  The library competencies to be […]

Technology & Media in Libraries

This course serves as an introduction to a variety of digital media forms as they are being used in the library and information service fields.  Current web and multimedia tools […]

Introduction to Reference and Information Sources

This course introduces the various print and digital information sources commonly used by libraries.  Students will learn how to conduct a reference interview to determine the information need of a […]

Introduction to Technical Services

This course is an introduction to the elements of technical services, including cataloging, classification, acquisitions, preservation, and collection management.  Current trends and issues will be examined.

Foundations in Library Service

This course introduces library public services operations across multiple library types.  Students will be introduced to various library types and the services they provide.  This course will also explore general […]