IS 545 AO - Social Just Info Professions
This course is intended to provide a historic and contemporary overview of social justice and advocacy work in librarianship. The course will be primarily focused on activities in the United States, though international movements and perspectives will be addressed. Topics include: desegregation of libraries and professional associations; recruitment and retention of library workers from traditionally underrepresented populations; library outreach; intellectual freedom; and emerging critical theories and issues in the field. Course Information: 2 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: Graduate student.
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate
Credit: 2 hr
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