Course Description

IST 511 is the introductory course for the MSLIS program. Librarianship is a field that is rapidly evolving, and this course will introduce you to established structures and practices in the field as well as the directions in which we are moving in the 21st century. This course surveys the professional, social, ethical, and legal issues affecting information service professionals and organizations and prepares students to deal with these issues.



Professor of Record

Beth Patin


Graduate students and information professionals

Learning Objectives

After taking this course, students will be able to:

Course Syllabus

IST 511 Spring 2021 Syllabus- Beth Patin

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