IS 587 History and Foundations of LIS

This required course for all first-semester library and information science (LIS) doctoral students introduces students to the historical foundations of LIS. Examinations of the interactions of socio-cultural, technological and professional factors underlying the emergence of LIS provide a basis for exploring more recent developments in theory and practice.

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Spring 2019

    • IS587A
      Mon, 9:00 am - 11:50 am
      Room 109
      On-Campus
      Instructor
      Kathryn LaBarre
      CRN
      67490
      Length
      16 weeks

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).