Indigenous Librarianship: Summer 2014

Instructor:

Loriene Roy

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Summer 2014

Description:

The course provides a forum for introducing and discussing issues, activities, philosophies, and orientation to working with and for indigenous populations in providing library services. Students will discuss protocol, policies, issues, communities, key organizations and events, library services, resources/reference titles, and settings. Along the way, students will prepare and deliver presentations on tribal settings and issues, abstracts of prospective research papers, abstracts of fundable services, and a mini-pathfinder of resources on selected topic.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/LIS693Syllabus-LRoy-SU2014.docx

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Introduction to Information Resources and Services: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Loriene Roy

School:

University of Texas at Austin

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

Major reference resources and techniques useful for providing information services in libraries and other information agencies. Includes: examination, evaluation, and use of reference materials; community information sources; introduction to online searching; reference interviews and search strategies; library instruction for end users; and communication processes.

Required Textbook:

Cassell, K. A., Hiremath, U. 2011. Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century: An Introduction, 2nd ed.
Ross, C. S., Nilsen, K., Radford, M. L. 2009. Conducting the Reference Interview, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://courses.ischool.utexas.edu/loriene/2014/Fall/INF382D/index.php