IS 530 GAO - Info Needs of Part Communities - Law (Legal Resources)
Special topics sections for in-depth study of the characteristics and information needs of specialist users of libraries; goals and objectives, policies, and services; reference and bibliographical aids; and effective services that satisfy these special needs. Course Information: 2 or 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated. Prerequisite: IS 504 or consent of instructor.
Introduces legal sources used in a variety of library settings, covering both U.S. and state legal resources. Discusses standard print legal sources such as reporters, digests, statutes, legal encyclopedias, and looseleaf services. Explores the use of legal online services such as LEXIS and WESTLAW through extensive hands-on assignments. Analyzes reference and collection development issues related to legal sources.
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate
Term(s): Spring , Summer