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Well, it has been a nice week off from class, but out new semester begins on Tuesday.  The line up for the summer semester:

LIS 205: Introduction to Information Sources & Services
Scope, organization, and evaluation of reference sources and services, with emphasis on information use and retrieval in a virtual environment and contemporary models of service delivery.  Credit: 3 semester hours.

LIS 211: Collection Development & Management of Knowledge Resources
Prerequisite: LIS 204
Philosophy and methods of managing collections in physical and virtual libraries, with emphasis on assessing and meeting information needs.  May include a service learning requirement.  Credit: 3 semester hours.

We will meet for Collection Development on Tuesdays (room 211)  and for Sources & Services on Thursdays (room 215).

In other news, the second cohort of IMLS scholars begins this summer.  Congratulations to you all for being admitted into the program.  I look forward to getting to know you all.


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