Course Description

LIS 9319L-001 (Summer 2022)   Science, Technology and Medical Information

Instructor: S. Coulstring

Course Description
Nature and communication of scientific, medical and technological research. Information needs and uses of researchers and practitioners in these disciplines. Specialized forms of literature and information in science, medicine and technology. Organization of library and information services and their evaluation.

Prerequisites: MLIS 9003

0.5 course

Program Content Areas
Connecting People with Information

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of assignments, readings and class participation, students will be able to:
1. Investigate the information requirements and practices of users of scientific, technological, and medical knowledge and develop the skills and knowledge to provide library and information services to them (PLLO 2, 8, 9);

2. demonstrate basic knowledge of information formats, conventions, sources in science, technology and medicine (PLLO 2, 4);

3. exhibit a critical awareness of professional values and standards related to information work in science, technology and medicine fields (PLLO 3, 5).

MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives