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    Jul 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Library Science with a concentration in Information Organization, MS

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In the Information Organization concentration, students learn how to organize information for a wide variety of information formats, resources, systems, and environments. Graduates may be responsible for library cataloging, classification, metadata development, and use, indexing and abstracting, organizing digital resources, and organizing special materials in libraries, museums, and archives.

Graduates are expected to understand the principles and application of concepts related to information representation, management, and access, including issues related to quality control, and the need to respond actively to users’ needs. They are also expected to have a foundation in various systems and technologies used for organizing information.

General requirements

1. Total coursework is 36 credit hours (12 courses).
2. Enrollment in INFO 5090   (practicum) unless officially waived based on previous professional and industry experience.
3. Completion of the Capstone Experience.

General electives, 9 hours

Additional three elective courses (9 credit hours) selected from the catalog or transferred from other programs, with the approval of the academic advisor.

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