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IS 590 Z7 - Advanced Problems in IS - Indigenous Librarianship

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Variety of newly developed and special topics courses on different aspects of the information sciences intended to augment the existing curriculum, offered as sections of IS 590. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. 1 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated. Class Schedule Information: Class materials fee or field trip fee may be required.

Special Instructions:

Seminar in Contemporary Issues: Indigenous Librarianship - This intensive course introduces students to some of the main concepts and unique challenges in Indigenous librarianship, including: cultural protocols; knowledge organization; intellectual property rights; representations in publishing; evaluation of information sources about Indigenous peoples; and current initiatives in the digitization and revitalization of Indigenous cultures and languages. At the end of the course, students will be better positioned to undertake learning opportunities within Indigenous-oriented libraries, archives, cultural centers, and organizations. WISE course; requires consent of Graduate Studies Advisor to enroll (klucht@illinois.edu). Meets asynchronously through San Jose State University School of Information, INFO 281-IL, Jan. 28 - March 24, 2020.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Spring


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