The Information Environment: Fall 2014


Abebe Rorissa


University at Albany


Fall 2014


Provides a theoretical background for students entering the information science professions. Through guest speakers, field trips, a variety of readings, class discussion, lectures, and writing assignments, students gain knowledge of the critical themes in the field, such as information seeking, users, environments, policies, and ethics.

Required Textbook:

Bawden, D., and Robinson, L. 2012. Introduction to information science.

Link to Syllabus:

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