Course descriptions index

Library Science

LS 100X  1 Credit
Library and Information Strategies
Principles of information organization and how libraries can provide access to information and scholarly resources. Emphasis on use of a library via distance delivery methods. For students who do not have direct physical access to the Rasmuson Library. Also available via Independent Learning. (1 + 0) Offered Fall

LS 101X  1 Credit
Library Information and Research
Introduction to effective library research methods and principles of information organization and retrieval. Emphasis on applied experience with finding and evaluating information, especially through use of library catalogs, journal indexes and Internet resources. Also available via Independent Learning. (1 + 0) Offered Fall, Spring

LS 309  1 Credit
Information Resources
Information organization, scholarly communication and research reporting for a specific discipline, including major disciplinary reference sources and bibliographic databases in the disciplines. This course should be taken before or during the semester when the student prepares a term paper for an upper-division course. Course may be repeated when there is a change in discipline. (Prerequisite: Junior standing in specific discipline or permission of instructor. LS 101X recommended.) (1 + 0) Offered As Demand Warrants

LS 487  2 Credits
Alaska Research Resources
(Stacked with NORS 687)
Find, use and evaluate primary sources in the Alaska and Polar Regions Department of the Rasmuson library and over the Internet. Student pursues own topics and findings may be used to support research in other courses. (2 + 0) Offered Spring