IS 505 Administration and Management of Libraries and Information Centers

Designed to explore the principles that govern how organizations and institutions work, this course provides a foundation for and introduction to the theories, practices and procedures involved in the management and administration of libraries and information centers.

Learning objectives

  • Identify and implement best practices in human resources, financial management, strategic planning, evaluation, and change management
  • Identify and implement strategies to create an inclusive, culturally competent organization
  • analyze contemporary professional issues and develop recommended actions, in order to be an effective leader in a library or information center

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2019

    • IS505A
      Mon, 4:00 pm - 6:50 pm
      Room 131
      On-Campus
      Instructor
      Maria Bonn
      CRN
      69081
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
    • IS505AO
      Thu, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Melissa Wong
      CRN
      68972
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
  • Summer 2019

    • IS505AO
      Wed, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Paul Healey
      CRN
      39558
      Length
      8 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
  • Spring 2019

    • IS505A
      Mon, 4:00 pm - 6:50 pm
      Room 12A
      On-Campus
      Instructors
      Beth Woodard, Zoe Revell
      CRN
      67378
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
    • IS505AO
      Tue, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Paul Healey
      CRN
      67498
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).