Academic Libraries

Academic Libraries

The overall goal of this course is to enable students to contribute to the economic, social, and cultural progress of the community by preparing them for positions of responsibility and leadership in academic libraries. More specifically student will be able to describe general missions and values of academic libraries, the environmental changes affecting those missions, and how those changes effect the current and future management of academic libraries.

Class Name Academic Libraries
Host School The University of British Columbia
Class Identifier LIBR 575
Credit Value 3 Credit Hours
Faculty Lynn Copeland/Joyce Garnett
Course Tool (Online) Blackboard
Class Description The overall goal of this course is to enable students to contribute to the economic, social, and cultural progress of the community by preparing them for positions of responsibility and leadership in academic libraries. More specifically student will be able to describe general missions and values of academic libraries, the environmental changes affecting those missions, and how those changes effect the current and future management of academic libraries.
Class Disclaimer Students agree to the course parameters of the host institution, including but not limited to: course management tools, grading, any required residencies, possible synchronous sessions, and academic calendars. Students are expected to meet deadlines as outlined in course syllabus and to contribute to class participation. Please allow 2-3 weeks for grade processing after the end date of the course. Check that this delay will not interfere with deadline dates at your school for graduation or financial aid.
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date May 10th, 2010 - June 18th, 2010
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day April 11th, 2010
Residency Start and End Date No Residency
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