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Spring 2014 Special Session Schedule

Classes begin: 2014-01-23
Classes end: 2014-05-13
Spring Recess: March 24-28, 2014
Cesar Chavez Day: March 31

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Important: Classes start on the first day of school unless stated differently in the Notes below.

All classes are online and 3 units unless otherwise stated.

Additional course information may be available on instructor syllabi from prior semesters. View the list of course web pages. Please check this information before e-mailing instructors.

Zoom is the University Web conferencing software.

The following courses have multiple sections with different topics: 210, 220, 246, 250, 267, 271A, 281, 282, 284, 285, 287. Select a course to view topic choices, then click search to display results.

   
Catalog Nbr Course Title Class Number Instructor Mandatory
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Libr200-10  Information Communities 28664Liu, Z.     
Libr200-11  Information Communities 28665Boyd     
Libr200-12  Information Communities 28666Bontenbal  Intensive format: 1/23-3/14 note for 200-12:  See more information about intensives
Libr200-13  Information Communities 28667Tash     
Libr200-14  Information Communities 28668Maret     
Libr200-15  Information Communities 28669Larkin     
Libr200-16  Information Communities 28670Tash     
Libr200-17  Information Communities 29981Maret     
Libr200-18  Information Communities 30166Bontenbal     
Libr202-10  Information Retrieval System Design 29169Liu, G. Orientation: 1/26 (9-11:30am PT)   
Libr202-11  Information Retrieval System Design 29170Rebmann     
Libr202-12  Information Retrieval System Design 29174Tucker     
Libr202-13  Information Retrieval System Design 29178Scott     
Libr202-14  Information Retrieval System Design 29179MacKay     
Libr202-15  Information Retrieval System Design 29180Scott     
Libr202-16  Information Retrieval System Design 29182MacKay     
Libr202-17  Information Retrieval System Design 29982Scott     
Libr202-18  Information Retrieval System Design 30167Rebmann     
Libr203-00  Online Learning: Tools and Strategies for Success  Faires    note for 203-00:  (1 unit) Instructors: Faires, David, Runnels, Steiner
Libr204-10  Information Professions 28671Bell, L.     
Libr204-11  Information Professions 28672Alman  Intensive format: 1/23-3/14 note for 204-11:  See more information about intensives
Libr204-12  Information Professions 28673Dee     
Libr204-13  Information Professions 28684Disher     
Libr204-14  Information Professions 28685Boyd     
Libr204-15  Information Professions 29154Gaffney     
Libr204-16  Information Professions 29155Sawyer     
Libr204-17  Information Professions 29983Dee     
Libr210-10  Reference and Information Services 29156Gilman     
Libr210-11  Reference and Information Services 29157Tunon     
Libr210-12  Reference and Information Services 29158Macek     
Libr210-13  Reference and Information Services  Liu, M. There will be two mandatory synchronous sessions, dates and times to be determined during the first week of classes.  note for 210-13:  This class has been cancelled.
Libr220-10  Resources and Information Services in Professions and Disciplines 29159Gaffney  Intensive format: 1/23-3/14 topic: Business
note for 220-10:  See more information about intensives
Libr220-11Resources and Information Services in Professions and Disciplines  Lampson    topic: Legal Resources (2 units)
note for 220-11:  This class has been cancelled.
Libr220-12Resources and Information Services in Professions and Disciplines  Aber    topic: Science & Technology
note for 220-12:  This class has been cancelled.
Libr220-13  Resources and Information Services in Professions and Disciplines 29162Farkas There may be one mandatory synchronous Collaborate session on May 6th from 6:30-8:00pm PT depending on how the class decides to approach the final assignment.  topic: Embedded Librarians/Embedded Libraries: Embedding the library into the fabric of higher education
note for 220-13:  See more information about this class.
Libr220-14  Resources and Information Services in Professions and Disciplines 29163Bodart There will be 6 mandatory classes, including two guest speakers and 6 book club type discussions/presentations. The lecture information will be recorded for asynchronous presentation, and formation of the discussion groups will take place online. Dates for the classes will be 2/10, 3/5, 3/19, 4/2, 4/16, plus 4/30 if there are more than 6 book club discussions/presentations. All classes are from 6:30-9:00pm PT.  topic: Readers Advisory Genres and Techniques
Libr221-10  Government Information Sources 29164Bontenbal     
Libr230-10  Issues in Academic Libraries 29165Gilman     
Libr231-10  Issues in Special Libraries and Information Centers 29166Megaridis     
Libr232-10  Issues in Public Libraries 29167Ozoh     
Libr232-11  Issues in Public Libraries 29168Friday  Intensive format: 1/23-3/14 note for 232-11:  See more information about intensives
Libr233-10  School Library Media Centers 29171Loertscher 2/3, 2/17, 3/3, 3/17, 4/7, 4/21, 5/5 (All at 5:30-7:30pm PT)   
Libr237-10  School Library Media Materials 29172Harlan 1/23 (6-7pm PT)   
Libr240-10  Information Technology Tools and Applications 29173Dean     
Libr240-11  Information Technology Tools and Applications 29175Dean     
Libr240-12  Information Technology Tools and Applications 29176Parsons     
Libr241-10  Automated Library Systems 29177Dickey     
Libr242-10  Database Management 29181Liu, G. All on Saturdays, 9-11:30am PT: 1/25 (Orientation), 2/15 (Lab Session I (E-R analysis)), 3/15 (Lab Session II (Oracle initiated)), 4/12 (Lab Session III (xSQL))   
Libr244-10  Online Searching 29183Bedord     
Libr244-11  Online Searching 29184Tucker Participation in two seminars: (1) choose either Tuesday, March 18, 6-7:30pm PT, or Thursday, March 20, 6-7:30pm PT; (2) choose either Thursday, May 8, 6-7:30pm PT, or Saturday, May 10, 9-10:30am PT.    
Libr246-10  Information Technology Tools and Applications — Advanced 29187McAulay    topic: XML
note for 246-10:  Instructors: McAulay and Weintraub
Libr246-11Information Technology Tools and Applications — Advanced  Perry    topic: PHP/MySQL
note for 246-11:  This class has been cancelled.
Libr246-12  Information Technology Tools and Applications — Advanced 29199Perry    topic: JavaScript/jQuery
Libr246-13  Information Technology Tools and Applications — Advanced 29200Christiansen Course Orientation Meeting: January 23rd 7:00PM - 9:00PM PST  topic: Learning to use Drupal and Understanding Content Management Systems
Libr246-14  Information Technology Tools and Applications — Advanced 29201Sanchez    topic: Web 2.0 and Social Media
Libr246-15  Information Technology Tools and Applications — Advanced 29202Chen    topic: Information Visualization
note for 246-15:  
Libr247-10  Vocabulary Design 29203Shiri     
Libr247-11  Vocabulary Design 29204Shiri     
Libr248-10  Beginning Cataloging and Classification 29205Bolin     
Libr248-11  Beginning Cataloging and Classification 29206Bolin     
Libr248-12  Beginning Cataloging and Classification 29207Cotton     
Libr248-13  Beginning Cataloging and Classification 29208Bolin     
Libr249-10Advanced Cataloging and Organization of Information  Calimano    note for 249-10:  This class has been cancelled.
Libr250-10  Design and Implementation of Instructional Strategies for Information Professionals 29210Loertscher 1/27, 2/10, 2/24, 3/10, 3/31, 4/14, 4/28 (All at 5:30-7:30pm PT)  topic: Instructional Design K-12 Focus
Libr250-11  Design and Implementation of Instructional Strategies for Information Professionals 29211Kovacs    topic: Instructional Design Non K-12 Focus
Libr250-12  Design and Implementation of Instructional Strategies for Information Professionals 29213Kovacs    topic: Instructional Design Non K-12 Focus
Libr251-10  Web Usability 29214Kemp     
Libr256-10  Archives and Manuscripts 29215Lawrimore     
Libr256-12  Archives and Manuscripts 29216Lindberg     
Libr257-10  Records Management 29217de Lorenzo     
Libr259-10  Preservation Management 29218Holmes     
Libr259-11  Preservation Management 29220Skinner     
Libr260A-10  Programming and Services for Children 29221Peck  Intensive format: 1/23-3/14 note for 260A-10:  See more information about intensives
Libr261A-10  Programming and Services for Young Adults 29196Velasquez     
Libr263-10  Materials for Children 29197Higgins     
Libr264-10  Materials for Tweens 29212Harlan 1/24 (6-7pm PT)  note for 264-10:  This class will be taught on Canvas not D2L
Libr265-10  Materials for Young Adults 29219Wrenn-Estes 3/11, 4/22, 5/6 (All from 6:30-9:00pm PT)   
Libr266-10  Collection Management 29222Loertscher 1/28, 2/11, 2/25, 3/11, 4/1, 4/15, 4/29 (All at 5:30-7:30pm PT)   
Libr266-11  Collection Management 29226Friday  Intensive format: 1/23-3/14 note for 266-11:  See more information about intensives
Libr266-12  Collection Management 29230Friday  Intensive format: 3/14-5/13 note for 266-12:  See more information about intensives
Libr266-13  Collection Management 29231Disher     
Libr267-10  Seminar in Services to Children and Young Adults 29239Bodart There will be 4 mandatory synchronous sessions for student presentations. Dates will be decided during the first two weeks of the semester to accommodate students’ schedules. All classes will be 6:30-9:00pm PT.  topic: Award Winning Youth Titles
Libr268-10  History of Youth Literature 29252Tomeo  Intensive format: 1/23-3/14 note for 268-10:  See more information about intensives
Libr268-11  History of Youth Literature 29253Tomeo  Intensive format: 3/14-5/13 note for 268-11:  See more information about intensives
Libr271A-10  Genres and Topics in Youth Literature 29255Partington    topic: Narrative Non-Fiction
Libr271A-11  Genres and Topics in Youth Literature 29257Higgins    topic: Emerging Trends in Literature for Children and Young Adults
Libr275-10  Library Services for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Communities 29263Liu, Z.     
Libr275-11  Library Services for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Communities 29265Friday     
Libr280-10  History of Books and Libraries 29267Main    note for 280-10:  Instructors: Hansen and Main
Libr280-11  History of Books and Libraries 29270Gilman    note for 280-11:  This class will be taught on Canvas not D2L.
Libr280-12  History of Books and Libraries 29271Wrenn-Estes 3/13 (1/2 of the class attends), 3/20 (1/2 of the class attends; 4/24 (1/2 of the class attends), 5/1 (1/2 of the class attends) - All from 6:30-9:00pm PT    
Libr281-10  Seminar in Contemporary Issues 29272Wrenn-Estes 2/26, 4/2, 5/7 (All from 6:30-9:00pm PT)  topic: Storytelling
Libr281-11  Seminar in Contemporary Issues 29273Bolin    topic: Metadata
Libr281-12  Seminar in Contemporary Issues  Bolin    topic: Metadata
note for 281-12:  This class has been cancelled.
Libr281-13  Seminar in Contemporary Issues 29275Alman    topic: The Emerging Future: Technology Issues & Trends
note for 281-13:  See more information about this class.
Libr281-14  Seminar in Contemporary Issues 29276Givens    topic: Information Privacy (1 unit)
Libr281-15Seminar in Contemporary Issues  Christensen 1/29 (7-8:30pm PT): Class orientation and requirement review with Q&A session  topic: International and Comparative Librarianship
note for 281-15:  This class has been cancelled.
Libr281-16  Seminar in Contemporary Issues 29223Hagar    topic: Community Informatics
note for 281-16:  See more information about this class.
Libr281-18Seminar in Contemporary Issues  Driscoll    topic: Digital Copyright (1 unit)
note for 281-18:  This class has been cancelled.
Libr282-10  Seminar in Library Management 29227Horodyski    topic: Digital Asset Management
Libr282-11  Seminar in Library Management 29228Wong, P.    topic: Grant Writing
Libr282-12  Seminar in Library Management 29229Mackenzie    topic: Human Resources Management (1 unit)
Libr283-10  Marketing of Information Products and Services 29232Koontz     
Libr283-11  Marketing of Information Products and Services  Koontz    note for 283-11:  This class has been cancelled.
Libr284-10  Seminar in Archives and Records Management 29234Scott    topic: Digitization and Digital Preservation
Libr284-11  Seminar in Archives and Records Management  Scott    topic: Digitization and Digital Preservation
note for 284-11:  This class has been cancelled.
Libr284-12  Seminar in Archives and Records Management 29236Gleason    topic: Managing Photographic Collections
Libr284-13  Seminar in Archives and Records Management 29237Thomas    topic: Special Collections (2 units)
Libr284-14  Seminar in Archives and Records Management 29238Winget    topic: Digital Curation
Libr284-15  Seminar in Archives and Records Management 29240Lindberg    topic: Encoded Archival Description (EAD)
Libr284-16Seminar in Archives and Records Management  Ewing    topic: Digitization, Documentary Strategy, and Collection Development for Modern Manuscripts and Archives
note for 284-16:  This class has been cancelled.
Libr285-10Research Methods in Library and Information Science  Liu, G. Orientation: 1/26 (1-3:30pm PT)  topic: General overview of the frequently used research methods in library and information practice
note for 285-10:  This class has been cancelled. More 285 Topic Information
Libr285-11  Research Methods in Library and Information Science 29243Hagar    topic: General overview of the frequently used research methods in library and information practice More 285 Topic Information
Libr285-12  Research Methods in Library and Information Science 29244Luo    topic: General overview of the frequently used research methods in library and information practice More 285 Topic Information
Libr285-13  Research Methods in Library and Information Science 29254Bernier    topic: Youth Services More 285 Topic Information
Libr285-15  Research Methods in Library and Information Science 29246Jefferson  Intensive format: 1/23-3/14 topic: Action Research
note for 285-15:  See more information about intensives More 285 Topic Information
Libr285-16  Research Methods in Library and Information Science 29247Stenstrom    topic: Evaluating Programs and Services More 285 Topic Information
Libr285-17  Research Methods in Library and Information Science 29248Stenstrom    topic: Evaluating Programs and Services More 285 Topic Information
Libr285-18  Research Methods in Library and Information Science 29249Dickey    topic: Historical Research More 285 Topic Information
Libr285-19Research Methods in Library and Information Science  Tunon    topic: Reference Services
note for 285-19:  This class has been cancelled. More 285 Topic Information
Libr285-20Research Methods in Library and Information Science  Wellstead    topic: Assessment of Information Literacy Instruction
note for 285-20:  This class has been cancelled. More 285 Topic Information
Libr286-10  Interpersonal Communication Skills for Librarians 29256Roberts  Intensive format: 1/23-3/14 note for 286-10:  See more information about intensives
Libr287-10  Seminar in Information Science 29258Stephens    topic: The Hyperlinked Library: Emerging Trends, Emerging Technologies
Libr287-11  Seminar in Information Science 29259San Nicolas-Rocca    topic: Cybersecurity
note for 287-11:  
Libr287-12  Seminar in Information Science 29260Simmons Students are required to be active participants in synchronous Collaborate sessions on two of the following dates: 5/1, 5/2, 5/4, 5/5, 5/6, 5/7, 5/8, 5/9 all from 7-9:15pm PT or 5/3 or 5/10 from 7-9:15am PT. Please note that these dates are for students from sections 03/12 and section 13; students are welcome to select the two dates that work best among all of these options offered to students in both classes.   topic: Information Literacy
Libr287-13  Seminar in Information Science 29261Simmons Students are required to be active participants in synchronous Collaborate sessions on two of the following dates: 5/1, 5/2, 5/4, 5/5, 5/6, 5/7, 5/8, 5/9 all from 7-9:15pm PT or 5/3 or 5/10 from 7-9:15am PT. Please note that these dates are for students from sections 03/12 and section 13; students are welcome to select the two dates that work best among all of these options offered to students in both classes.   topic: Information Literacy
note for 287-13:  This class will be taught on Canvas not D2L
Libr287-14  Seminar in Information Science 29262Schmidt, A.    topic: User Experience
Libr287-15  Seminar in Information Science 29264Harris, M.    topic: Innovation and Participatory Practice in Libraries (to include Maker Spaces)
note for 287-15:  See more information about this class.
Libr287-16  Seminar in Information Science 29266Weissmann    topic: Gamifying Information
note for 287-16:  See more information about this class.
Libr287-17  Seminar in Information Science 29268Bell, L.    topic: Virtual Worlds: Traveling Through Times and Space: Birth of the Renaissance in Florence
note for 287-17:  See more information about this class.
Libr289-10  Advanced Topics in Library and Information Science (e-portfolio) 29269Main     
Libr294-10  Professional Experience: Internships 29278Fisher, B.    note for 294-10:  (2 units)
Libr294-11  Professional Experience: Internships 29279Fisher, B.    note for 294-11:  (3 units)
Libr294-12  Professional Experience: Internships 29280Fisher, B.    note for 294-12:  (4 units)
Libr294-13  Professional Experience: Internships 29281Lindberg    note for 294-13:  (2 units)
Libr294-14  Professional Experience: Internships 29282Lindberg    note for 294-14:  (3 units)
Libr294-15  Professional Experience: Internships 29283Lindberg    note for 294-15:  (4 units)
Libr294-16  Professional Experience: Internships 29284Franks    note for 294-16:  (2 units) See more information about Virtual Internships.
Libr294-17  Professional Experience: Internships 29285Franks    note for 294-17:  (3 units) See more information about Virtual Internships.
Libr294-18  Professional Experience: Internships 29286Franks    note for 294-18:  (4 units) See more information about Virtual Internships.
Libr295-10  School Library Field Work 29287Harlan 1/29 (6-7pm PT)   
Libr298-10  Special Studies 29288All Faculty    note for 298-10:  (1 unit) See more information about Special Studies.
Libr298-11  Special Studies 29289All Faculty    note for 298-11:  (2 units) See more information about Special Studies.
Libr298-12  Special Studies 29290All Faculty    note for 298-12:  (3 units See more information about Special Studies.
Libr298-13  Special Studies 29291Faires    note for 298-13:  (3 units) Only for WISE students)
Libr298-14  Special Studies 29292Faires    note for 298-14:  (3 units) Only for students taking Collaborate Peer Mentoring with Debbie Faires
Libr298-15  Special Studies 29293Faires    note for 298-15:  (3 units) Only for students taking 203 Peer Mentoring with Debbie Faires
Libr298-16  Special Studies 29294Christensen There will be ONE mandatory synchronous session with date and time to be determined the first week of classes.  topic: Virtually Abroad: Global Projects
note for 298-16:  (3 units) See more information about this class.
Libr299-10  Thesis 29295All Faculty