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Lydia E Harris
LIS 529
Seattle Campus

Special Topics in Information Resources, Services, and Collections

Introduction to innovation and specialized topics in information resources, services, and collections. Prerequisite: LIS 500, LIS 520.

Class description

A brief examination of the development and types of electronic resources will be presented in this course. In addition, students will consider key issues in developing electronic resources collections, including selection, human resources, evaluation, licensing, collection development policies, and information architecture in the presentation of electronic resources. The course will culminate in development and presentation of a collection of electronic resources, whether fee-based or freely available, for a particular population of the student's choosing.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Misty Dawn Weaver
Date: 09/06/2005