EDSC 502ME Foundations of Library and Information Science

This course is an introduction/review of the field of library and information science, its history, the impact of digital devices and social networking, values and ethics, policy issues, intellectual freedom, and initiatives to integrate libraries, museums, and archives. Students will become familiar with information theory, the disciplines and sub-disciplines that make up the library and information science, and the ethical practices and standards that inform the field.

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