INF 382L - Information Resources and Services: Science Librarianship
Graduate standing. Additional prerequisites may vary with the topic.
Evaluation and use of printed online information resources and services in specialized areas, with emphasis on new information technologies. Information-seeking behavior of users, document delivery, new roles of the information specialist in user support, and information needs of a variety of clients.
Three lecture hours a week for one semester.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.
This course explores opportunities for librarian support for the scientific research. Areas of focus include the landscape of scientific literature, researchers’ reference needs, scientific publishers and publishing, and science communication and public engagement.