GOVERNMENT INFORMATION RESOURCES AND SERVICES

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION RESOURCES AND SERVICES

The American political environment and its impact on the availability and control of information emanating from the federal government. Consideration and analysis of federal-government materials in many formats.

Class Name GOVERNMENT INFORMATION RESOURCES AND SERVICES
Host School The University of Pittsburgh
Class Identifier LIS 2537
Credit Value 3 Credit Hours
Faculty Mark Scott
Course Tool (Online) Blackboard
Class Description The American political environment and its impact on the availability and control of information emanating from the federal government. Consideration and analysis of federal-government materials in many formats.
Class Disclaimer For students in the Pitt MLIS program LIS 2005 is considered a co/prerequisite. A description of the content of LIS 2005 is as follows so that you can determine if have a background in this area: LIS 2005 ORGANIZING AND RETRIEVING INFORMATION Key concepts in information organization and information retrieval, including: terminology and models of organizing and retrieving information; nature of user information needs and implications for information organization and information retrieval; identifying appropriate resources from the range of types and formats; formulating retrieval strategies; and identifying information appropriate to the user.
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date January 7th, 2013 - April 27th, 2013
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day December 1st, 2012
Residency Start and End Date No Residency