School of Library and Information Studies

Online MLIS

Fall 2016 / Winter 2017 Timetable

Tentative Schedule - All courses subject to availability of funding, instructor, and course enrollment. 

Fall Session 1570



Required Textbooks 


LEC 700 (59529) AND

LEC 701 (59531)

LIS 501: Foundations of Library and Information Studies

Haycock, K., & Sheldon, B. E. (Eds.). (2008). The portable MLIS: Insights from the experts. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited. ISBN 9781591585473

Lankes, R. D. (2016). The new librarianship field guide. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-262-52908-2.

Lerner, F. (2009). The story of libraries: From the invention of writing to the computer age (2nd ed.) New York, NY: Continuum. ISBN 9780826429902

Adam Worrall

LEC 700 (59533) AND

LEC 701 (59535)
LIS 503: Reference and Information Services Dove, J. G., & Tyckoson, D. A. (2015). Reimagining Reference in the 21st Century. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press
Joanne Rodger

LEC 700 (59989) AND

LEC 701 (59991)  
LIS 505: Introduction to Research in Library and Information Studies Knowledge Into Action: Research and Evaluation in Library and Information Science 1st Edition, by Danny P. Wallace and Connie J. Van Fleet, 2012. ISBN-13: 978-1598849752
Tonyia Tidline

LEC 700 (66536) AND

LEC 701 (66537)

LIS 515: Materials for Young Adults
See course outline for book listing
Maggie Shane

LEC 700 (66538) AND

LEC 701 (66539)

LIS 532: Metadata
Chan, L.M., & Salaba, A. (2016). Cataloging and classification: An introduction (4th ed.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Lei Zhang
LEC 700 (66244)  LIS 590: Practicum

Alvin Schrader

LEC 700 (66806)

LIS 592: Intellectual Freedom and Social Responsibility in Librarianship Farhrenheit 451 any edition, by Ray Bradbury, 2012. ISBN-13:978-1451673319
Elizabeth Buchanan

Winter Session 1580

Section  Course  Required Textbooks  Instructor 

LEC 750 (79803) AND

LEC 751 (79805)

LIS 502: Organization of Information

Taylor, A.G., & Joudrey, D.N. (2009). The organization of information (3rd ed.). Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited.
ISBN: 9781591587002

Lei Zhang

LEC 750 (80183) AND

LEC 751 (80185)
LIS 504: Leadership and Management Principles for Library and Information Services No Textbook

Kathleen DeLong and
Pam Ryan

LEC 750 (86435) AND

LEC 751 (86436)

LIS 510: Storytelling
No Textbook
Gail de Vos

LEC 750 (83831) AND

LEC 751 (83833)

LIS 534: Information Architecture: Web Design for Usability (IT)

Krug, S. (2013). Don't Make Me Think, Revisited: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability. 3rd edition. New Riders Press. (ebook access through U of A library)

Rosenfeld, L., Morville, P., & J. Arango (2015). Information architecture: For the Web and Beyond. 4th edition. O'Reilly Media. ISBN-10: 1491911689

Dangzhi Zhao

LEC 752 (85993)
LIS 598: Emerging Technology (IT)
 No Textbook Dinesh Rathi

LEC 751 (83843) AND

LEC 753 (86416)

LIS 598: Information Policy
 No Textbook
Michael McNally
LEC 750 (84235)   LIS 600: Capping Exercise   No Textbook
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