IS 594 Advanced Topics in Management and Policy

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

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS594EVO - Eval & Assess of Libr Services
      Mon, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
      Online
      [Evaluation and Assessment of Library Services] Introduction to theories, approaches, and methodologies for evaluation and assessment of library programs and services. Explores assessment and evaluation models through lenses of user needs, policy and compliance, continuous improvement, and performance review as well as communication with stakeholders.
      Instructor
      Lisa Hinchliffe
      CRN
      73685
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
    • IS594FMO - Financial Management
      Thu, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      Designed to familiarize the student with the basic principles of library financial administration, including budgeting and planning within the mission and goals of the organization. Provides an orientation to the variety of financial management techniques appropriate for libraries and information centers, with an emphasis on sources for obtaining financial support, controlling expenditures, creating and controlling budgets, financial decision making and exploring specific financial and budgetary problems for the major operational areas of libraries - public services, technical services, information technology and facilities. Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Benjamin Mead-Harvey
      CRN
      73259
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
  • Summer 2020

    • IS590KMO - Practices of Knowledge Mgmt
      Mon, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      This course provides students with practical experience in Knowledge Management (KM) in three categories: knowledge services, knowledge content management, and knowledge consulting. Built upon the KM methods widely used by consulting firms, this course helps students develop professional deliverables or portfolios applicable to the academic, corporate, and public sectors. This course helps students become knowledge or information professionals (e.g. researchers, consultants, and librarians) by engaging them with KM projects in academic and corporate settings.
      Instructor
      Yoo-Seong Song
      CRN
      40272
      Length
      8 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
  • Spring 2020

    • IS525AO - Government Information
      Thu, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Scott Matheson
      CRN
      67506
      Length
      16 weeks

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).