Course Description

LIS 9002L-650 (Summer 2020)   Information Organization, Curation and Access

Instructor: E. Davies

Course Description

An introduction to the theory and practice of organizing and curating information for optimal access in libraries, archives and other organizations, using appropriate standards and tools for information description, arrangement and classification.

Course Syllabi for LIS 9002L-650 (Summer 2020)
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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of readings, assignments, and class participation, students will be able to:

1. Recognize and comprehend how the values and principles of library and information science manifest themselves in both the historical dimensions and the theoretical principles of modern information systems (Program-Level Learning Outcome 3);
2. Navigate, evaluate and use current standard tools for performing very basic tasks in information classification, arrangement, description and encoding (Program-Level Learning Outcome 7);
3. Communicate concepts of information organization with a clarity and style appropriate to diverse information communities (Program-Level Learning Outcome 9).

MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives