The Dynamics of Rural and Small-Town Libraries

The Dynamics of Rural and Small-Town Libraries examines the dynamics of libraries in rural and small-town communities. These communities face many barriers to effective library services, including staffing, healthcare, resource […]

Introduction to Cataloging and Classification

Introduction to Cataloging and Classification introduces the systems of information organization and retrieval. Topics include the organization of print and non-print collections, RDA and MARC records, Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, the […]

Library Internship

Library Internship gives students hands-on, real-world experience in a library of their choosing. Students must complete 90 hours in the field. The student, employer, and instructor determine by consensus the […]

Technology & Media in Libraries

Technology and Media in Libraries introduces students to a variety of digital-media forms used in the library and information-service fields. Students explore current web and multimedia tools, focusing on issues, […]

Introduction to Reference and Information Sources

Introduction to Reference and Information Sources introduces the various print and digital-information sources commonly used inĀ  libraries. Students learn how to conduct a reference interview to determine the information needs […]

Introduction to Technical Services

Introduction to Technical Services introduces students to the elements of technical services with print and non-print items, including selection, acquisitions, assessment, preservation, review sources, and collection development and management. The […]

Foundations in Library Service

Foundations in Library Service introduces library public-services operations. It introduces student to multiple library types and explains the services they provide. The course explores general customer-service techniques and the degree […]