Applied Technologies in Library Practice

A survey of the technologies defining or influencing library practices with an emphasis
on exemplary cases of applications. Topics included computer workstations,
automated systems, networking and telecommunications, the Internet, digitization
projects, program interfaces, information storage and retrieval, adaptive and assistive
devices, security and privacy, and virtual user education.

Foundations of Library and Information Sciences

The course is an introduction to library and information science, with a focus on the history,
concepts, and technological development of the discipline. It seeks to provide a familiarity with
library and information science theory as well as an understanding of the discipline and sub­
disciplines within the information sciences, including ethical practices and standards, key terms
and concepts, and current trends and future prospects in the profession.