IS 592 Advanced Topics In Information Organizations

Variety of newly developed and advanced topics courses within the fields of Information Organization, intended to augment the existing Information Sciences curricula.

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS592GW - Grant Writing for Libraries
      Mon, 6:30 pm - 8:20 pm
      On-Campus
      An introduction to the craft of writing and submitting successful grant applications. Grant writing is critical for multi-type libraries, nonprofit information entities, and other service-based organizations. Through a combination of individual and group assignments, and peer and instructor review, students will learn how to identify grant sources and strategically target their writing to those sources. Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Anne Craig
      CRN
      73256
      Length
      8 weeks
      Credit hours
      2
    • IS592GWO - Grant Writing for Libraries
      Wed, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      An introduction to the craft of writing and submitting successful grant applications. Grant writing is critical for multi-type libraries, nonprofit information entities, and other service-based organizations. Through a combination of individual and group assignments, and peer and instructor review, students will learn how to identify grant sources and strategically target their writing to those sources. Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Karen Egan
      CRN
      73257
      Length
      8 weeks
      Credit hours
      2
  • Summer 2020

    • IS590GWO - Grant Writing for Libraries
      Thu, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      An introduction to the craft of writing and submitting successful grant applications. Grant writing is critical for multi-type libraries, nonprofit information entities, and other service-based organizations. Through a combination of individual and group assignments, and peer and instructor review, students will learn how to identify grant sources and strategically target their writing to those sources.
      Instructor
      Karen Egan
      CRN
      40536
      Length
      8 weeks
      Credit hours
      2
  • Spring 2020

    • IS590GWO - Grant Writing for Libraries
      Mon, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Anne Craig
      CRN
      69195
      Length
      8 weeks
      Credit hours
      2
    • IS590GW2 - Grant Writing for Libraries
      Tue, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Karen Egan
      CRN
      69530
      Length
      8 weeks
      Credit hours
      2
    • IS590PLO - Public Librarianship
      Tue, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
      Online
      Explores the philosophy, history, and function of public libraries. Examines current practices of public library management as they relate to organization, administration, operation, services and facilities. Studies current conditions and issues, as well as planning to ensure responsive development.
      Instructor
      Jeanne Holba Puacz
      CRN
      70444
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).