Field Study in Library Service: Spring 2015


Wendy Simmons


iSchool at Maryland


Spring 2015


Supervised experience within library operations and/or the opportunity to solve a specific problem in a suitable library or other information agency. The goals of the course are to provide students an opportunity to:

  • Gain hands-on, practical experience in a library setting/operation, with optional additional experience in solving a specific problem for that library.
  • Expand their knowledge and skills appropriate for an entry level professional library position.
  • Deepen understanding of practical and everyday issues in a library setting.
  • Build a professional network for support and future employment.
  • Clarify individual professional goals and strategies for development.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:


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