IS 544 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.

Previously IS505.

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 2020

    • IS544AC - Adm Mgt of Libs Info Centers
      Wed, 4:00 pm - 6:50 pm
      Room 53
      On-Campus
      Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Joyce Latham
      CRN
      73174
      Length
      16 weeks
    • IS544AO - Adm Mgt of Libs Info Centers
      Mon, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Barbara Alvarez
      CRN
      73175
      Length
      16 weeks
  • Summer 2020

    • IS505AO - Adm Mgt of Libs Info Centers
      Wed, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Barbara Alvarez
      CRN
      39558
      Length
      8 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
  • Spring 2020

    • IS505A - Adm Mgt of Libs Info Centers
      Mon, 5:00 pm - 7:50 pm
      Room 131
      On-Campus
      Instructors
      Zoe Revell, Beth Woodard
      CRN
      67378
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
    • IS505AO - Adm Mgt of Libs Info Centers
      Wed, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Melissa Wong
      CRN
      67498
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
    • IS505AO2 - Adm Mgt of Libs Info Centers
      Mon, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Barbara Alvarez
      CRN
      69193
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).