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IS 502 AO3 - Libraries Info and Society

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Explores major issues in the library and information science professions as they involve their communities of users and sponsors. Analyzes specific situations that reflect the professional agenda of these fields, including intellectual freedom, community service, professional ethics, social responsibilities, intellectual property, literacy, historical and international models, the socio-cultural role of libraries and information agencies and professionalism in general, focusing in particular on the interrelationships among these issues. Course Information: 2 or 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: Required M.S. in library and information science degree core course.

Special Instructions:

Required core course for MS/LIS students.

Academic Program Restrictions:

MS:Lib & Inf Sci Online-UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Fall , Spring , Summer


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