INFORMATION RESOURCES, SERVICES & TECHNOLOGY IN AN AGING WORLD

INFORMATION RESOURCES, SERVICES & TECHNOLOGY IN AN AGING WORLD

This course will focus on collection development, reference, and education services for older adults, and their professional and family caregivers. the course will cover the critical evaluation of materials in print, non-print, and electronic formats, and a discussion of information services provided by healthcare organizations, community agencies, medical center and hospital libraries, public libraries which serve an aging population, and academic libraries serving students in the helping professions. This course is especially appropriate for those interested in working in medical and public libraries, healthcare organizations, community agencies, and academic libraries with students and faculty interested in the helping or service professions, especially in fields that focus on older people.

Class Name INFORMATION RESOURCES, SERVICES & TECHNOLOGY IN AN AGING WORLD
Host School The University of Pittsburgh
Class Identifier LIS 2334
Credit Value 3.0 Credit Hours
Faculty Dr. Ellen Detlefsen
Course Tool (Online) Blackboard
Class Description This course will focus on collection development, reference, and education services for older adults, and their professional and family caregivers. the course will cover the critical evaluation of materials in print, non-print, and electronic formats, and a discussion of information services provided by healthcare organizations, community agencies, medical center and hospital libraries, public libraries which serve an aging population, and academic libraries serving students in the helping professions. This course is especially appropriate for those interested in working in medical and public libraries, healthcare organizations, community agencies, and academic libraries with students and faculty interested in the helping or service professions, especially in fields that focus on older people.
Class Disclaimer None
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date August 25th, 2014 - December 13th, 2014
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day July 28th, 2014
Residency Start and End Date No Residency