Special Session Rotations

The school will try to follow the proposed course rotations outlined below. However, actual schedules are subject to change and dependent on enrollment trends and budget. Classes may be offered in variable units ( one unit, or two units or three units)

Also be sure each semester to check out Masters in Archives and Records Administration (MARA) offerings. MLIS students can also select from MARA classes.   You do not need to meet MARA prerequisites. Also see iSchool schedules

Fall Spring Summer

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Topics by Course and Semester

INFO 220

INFO 220 focuses on resources for specific user groups as well as subject resources. Classes may be offered in variable units ( one unit, or two units or three units)

  • Fall:
    • Maps and GIS (Fall 2017; Fall 2019; Fall 2021)
    • Data Services in Libraries
    • Medical ( Fall 2017; Fall 2018)
    • Readers Advisory Genres and Techniques
    • Digital Humanities
  • Spring:
    • Government Information
    • Law  (Spring 2017; Spring 2019; Spring 20121) 
    • Psychology of the Information User
  • Summer:
    • Embedded Librarians/embedded libraries
    • Film and Media
    • Genealogy

The following topics are offered on an irregular basis

  • GLBT
  • Music
  • Older adults
  • Patrons with Disabilities
  • Science and Technology

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INFO 246

  • Fall:
    • Big Data Analytics and Management
    • PHP/MySQL
    • XML and XSLT
    • Linux, Python, Data Security, Networking
  • Spring:
    • Drupal and Content Management Systems
    • Information Visualization
    • JavaScript/jQuery
    • Information Architecture
    • Text/Data Mining
    • Linux, Python, Data Security, Networking
  • Summer:
    • MySQL in Depth
    • Web 2.0

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INFO 267

  • Fall:
    • Controversial Literature (Fall 2016, Fall 2018, Fall 2020)
  • Spring:
    • Intellectual Freedom and Youth 

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INFO 271A

Topics will vary and will be responsive to a changing information landscape

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INFO 281

Topics will vary and will be responsive to a changing information landscape but will be drawn from the following. Classes may be offered in variable units ( one unit, or two units or three units)

  • Crisis/Disaster Health Informatics
  • Community Informatics
  • Community Partnerships
  • Digital Copyright
  • Examination of global library issues using project based learning
  • Globalization and Information
  • Indigeneous Librarianship/li>
  • Graphic Novels
  • Information Ethics
  • Information Privacy
  • Information Secrecy
  • International and Comparative Librarianship
  • Intercultural Communications
  • Storytelling

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INFO 282

Topics will vary and will be responsive to a changing information landscape but will be drawn from the following. Classes may be offered in variable units ( one unit, or two units or three units)

  • Advocacy
  • Digital Assets Management
  • Financial Management
  • Grant Writing
  • Human Relations Management
  • Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Using Social Media for Competitive and Company Research
  • The Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends
  • Social network analysis and social analytics

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INFO 284

We may offer other INFO 284 topics (e.g. special collections, photographic preservation, manuscripts: codicology and paleography,characteristics and curation of new digital media).

  • Fall:
    • Electronic Records
    • Oral History (Fall 2016; Fall 2018; Fall 2020) 
    • Tools, Services, and Methodologies for Digital Curation
    • Managing Photographic Collections
  • Spring:
    • Digitization and Digital Preservation
    • Digital Curation
    • EAD
  • Summer:
    • Genealogy
    • Photographic Preservation

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INFO 285

We may offer additional foci but will offer each semester:

  • Action research
  • Evaluating services and programs
  • General Overview of research methodologies
  • Historical research
  • Survey Research

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INFO 287

Topics will vary and will be responsive to a changing information landscape:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Children and Information Technology
  • Digital Libraries
  • Gamifying Information
  • Hyperlinked Library
  • Innovation and Participatory Practice in Libraries (to include Maker Spaces)
  • Institutional Repositories and Services
  • Mobile Devices: Services and Applications
  • Scratch
  • STEM in Libraries
  • User Experience

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