* Organization of Information
* Introduction to Library and Information Studies
* Information Sources and Services (Reference)
* Information Technologies
Cataloging and Classification
* Research Methods
Library Administration and Management
Library User Instruction
A syllabus and sample of the assignments I completed for the class is included for each. Links open documents in .pdf format unless otherwise indicated.
Note: An asterisk above denotes a required course. For a complete list of all classes offered by the program and official descriptions of the classes listed above, visit the UA SLIS course descriptions page.
Paper: “Do you have a MySpace? Are you on Facebook?: Social Networking Sites in Academic Libraries and Society”
Paper: “Exploring Mainstream Loudoun v. Loudoun County Libraries: Researching the Case…”
Paper: “Tagging the OPAC: Social Tagging Systems in the Library Catalog”
Course syllabus and schedule
Assignment descriptions, question set directions, and reference collection project directions
Project: Sustainable Living Reference Collection
Exercise: Reference Question Set 1
Exercise: Reference Question Set 2
Paper: “Reference Sources and Service: A Personal Introduction in Two Parts”
Project: “How to AppShare in Horizon Wimba” Tutorial Video (Note: Link directs you to an external site. Video is linked at the bottom of the page.) Created using Adobe Captivate.
Project: Website Usability Study (Note: Link directs you to an external site.)
Assignment: Annotated Bibliography
Literature Review: “Getting the Net Gen Student into the Academic Library: A Literature Review”
Poster Session: “Getting the Net Gen Student into the Academic Library” and bibliography
Syllabus (includes assignment descriptions)
Project: “Anarchy!” LibGuide (Note: Link directs you to an external site.)
Project: “Finding Books by Subject in the Consortium Library Catalog” Tutorial Video (Note: Link directs you to an external site.) Created using Camtasia.
Handout: “Anarchy @ the Library”
Paper: “Learning to Teach: An Internship Experience”
Handout: “CL Librarians’ Best Practices: Lessons Learned Through Observation”
Handout: English 111 In-Class Exercise
Handout: Guidance 150 In-Class Exercise