Relationship to the Goals and Objectives of the MLIS Program
Students who complete this course will be able to:
Goals and Objectives of the MLIS Program
- demonstrate an awareness of professional values and standards when performing information management activities (from Goal 2, Obj. 1a);
- analyse major problems of the discipline and profession in a spirit of creativity and critical inquiry (from Goal 2, Obj. 1e);
- demonstrate a critical awareness of contemporary information management principles (from Goal 2, Obj. 1f);
- communicate and work cooperatively and effectively with others, including colleagues from sister disciplines in information management universe (from Goal 2, Obj. 1j).
Sample Content (for information only)
- What is Information Management?
- Relationship between IM and LIS
- Legislation, policies and standards
- Evidence-based IM Practice
- Information Management Tools
- The Information Management Professional
- Strategies for Information Management
- Communicating IM / Change Management
- The Information Management Organization
- IM Challenges
SAMPLE READINGS (FOR INFORMATION ONLY)
Canada. Library and Archives Canada. "Next Generation Information Management: The Value Proposition and Leadership Viewpoints on IM." (22 November 2005)
Eaton, J.J. and D. Bawden. "What Kind of Resource is Information?" International Journal of Information Management. 11, no. 2 (June 1991): 156-65.
Plosker, George. "Introducing the Information Strategist." Online. 28, no. 2 (March/April 2004): 48-50.
Rowley, Jennifer. "In pursuit of the discipline of information management." The New Review of Information and Library Research. 5 (1999): 65-77.
United Kingdom. National Archives. Information Matters: Building Government's Capability in Managing Knowledge and Information. London: National Archives, 2008.