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IS 591 Z3 - Adv Topics in Info Services - Visual Res Curation & Art Libr

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Variety of newly developed and advanced topics courses within the fields of Information Services, intended to augment the existing Information Sciences curricula. Course Information: 0 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated in the same or separate semesters to a maximum of 16 hours, if topics vary.

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Visual Resources Curation and Arts Librarianship: This course will offer an overview of visual resources and arts information professions, including visual resources curation, art and design school librarianship, academic liaison librarianship, and museum librarianship. Throughout the course, students will explore the history, background, and core competencies for describing, organizing, and providing access to visual materials in all media and information about fine arts, design, architecture, and related fields. Weekly readings, discussions, reflection blog posts, and practice exercises are designed to introduce students to tools, resources, and services for working with users of visual materials and art information in different professional settings. Additionally, each student will choose an emerging issue or ongoing conversation to investigate, culminating in a final project that explores theoretical and practical concerns in the fields of visual resources and art information. Cour

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Fall


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