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UB Graduate Academic Schedule: Fall 2022

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LIS 503LEC - Special Topics In Info/lib Sci-Hist & Rl Of Libs As Soc Actrs
Special Topics In Info/lib Sci-Hist & Rl Of Libs As Soc Actrs OA4 Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   22424   Enrollment Capacity:   35
Section:   OA4   Enrollment Total:   40
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   0
Dates:   08/29/2022 - 12/09/2022   Status:   CLOSED
Days, Time:   TBA , TBA
Room:   Remote view map
Location:   Remote      
This course covers the development of libraries and the roles these institutions play within their service communities. Increasingly, libraries of all kinds have come to play a social role as social actors, change agents, and as "places", both physical and virtual, that enable to development of social capital. This course examines the development of libraries, information & communication technologies (ICTs), and the role of information access in the many societal "revolutions" of human history, with emphasis on the societal impact of library growth in the United States. Current trends and problems are also examined from a societal and historical perspective.
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Special topics in information and library sciences. Topics vary by semester.
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