LIBR 551, Library Automation and Systems (3
University of British Columbia, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. "Libraries and information centers are constantly changing. One of the drivers of this change is technology. Information Professionals are involved in planning, implementing, and managing technological change so that it best meets user and organizational needs. They need a host of skills and understandings including an understanding of library operations, technological proficiencies, an understanding of human resources development in technological settings, and basic management and planning skills. The goal of this course is to provide students with a sound understanding of how libraries apply technology to deliver information by using library automation systems for inventory control and/or bibliographic descriptions of paper-based collections as examples. This course will also examine the transition from closed systems supporting text-only based computing to the technology and systems necessary to support access to open network-based digital (multimedia) collections."
[ Winter 2012 ]
LIBR 559P, Scripting Languages for Information Professionals:
Introduction to PHP (1 credit) [proposed and designed
University of British Columbia, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. The goal of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and ability to write computer scripts using PHP, a server-side scripting language commonly used on the web to interact with and dynamically generate HTML code.
[ Fall 2011 ]
LIBR 535, Instructional Role of the Librarian
University of British Columbia, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. The goal of this course is to provide students with knowledge and a set of skills that will enable them to design, implement, deliver and evaluate library instructional programs to individuals, small groups, or larger groups, including library users or library staff members.
[ Summer 2010 ] [ Summer 2009 ]
AIM 607, Electronic Information & Research
(2 credits, online)
University of Oregon. Discusses how to carry out purposeful and sophisticated research using electronic sources. In addition, the development of electronic information is used to examine how information is produced, constructed and validated. Required course in the Applied Information Management program.
[ Summer 2010 ] [ Winter 2010 ] [ Winter 2009 ] [ Winter 2008 ] [ Winter 2007 ] [ Winter 2006 ] [ Winter 2005 ] [ Winter 2004 ]
AIM 607, Readings (1 credit)
University of Oregon, online course. Offers students the opportunity to practice research skills and get personalized feedback on their projects as they develop their bibliographies.
[ Spring 2006 ]
LIB 101, Introduction to Library Research
University of Oregon. Introduction to the effective use of a research library. Provides a basic level of familiarity in using and finding information in its many forms: books, journals, archives, government documents, images, sound, and more.
[ Spring 2005 ]
LIB 323, Modern Information Environment (4 credits)
University of Oregon. Discusses the complexities of the modern information environment. Develops skills in locating, retrieving, and evaluating information. Examines the sociopolitical issues of information access.
[ Winter 2003 ]
LIB 463/563, Internet Information and Culture
University of Oregon. This course seeks to provide students with an opportunity to explore emerging issues surrounding the Internet while at the same time learning to use the Internet, from searching to web publishing. Was Contours of Cyberspace (see above).
[ Spring 2002 (online) ] [ Spring 2000 (online) ]
ALS 399, University Research (1 credit)
University of Oregon. This course focuses on the scholarly research and writing process. Co-taught with Academic Learning Services.
[ Spring 2001 ]
LIB 410/510, The Contours of Cyberspace (4 credits)
University of Oregon. This course seeks to teach students the tools necessary to use the Internet and provide a conceptual understanding of the impact the Internet has on our lives, both as individuals and as a society. Later changed to Internet Information and Culture (see below).
[ Spring 1999 (online) ] [ Spring 1998 ]
LIB 199, Use and Misuse of Information (3 credits)
University of Oregon. A freshman seminar that explores the various ways in which information is used (or misused, as the title implies); discusses various forms of information presented textually, verbally, and graphically.
[ Fall 1999 ]
LIB 210, Research Strategies & Information Technology
University of Oregon. This course focuses on developing research strategies in the electronic environment.
[ Spring 1997 (with Barbara Jenkins) ]
LIB 127, Use of the Library (1 credit)
Eastern Oregon University. A course in basic library research, with emphasis on critical thinking in the research process, using both print and electronic resources, and preparing a bibliography.
[ Fall 1995 ] [ Fall 1994 ]