LIS 654 – Information Technologies

School of Information/Library Sci
Manhattan Campus (GR) Graduate Level

Covers concepts of information technology in libraries and information centers. The course introduces the study of information storage and retrieval in digital environments, the technical aspects and methods of online searching, the use of assistive technology, the use of various electronic formats and user interfaces, and database structure and analysis. It also includes techniques for creating and maintaining Web sites and the use of mark-up languages.

LIS 654 Waiver

Students with significant incoming technology experience may apply to waive LIS 654.  First, you should review the syllabus (below) to assess your existing familiarity with the topics covered. Then, if you wish to apply to waive the course, send the following to mmaceli@pratt.edu for review:

  • A few sentences describing your past/current technology work and why you would like to waive the course
  • Your resume
  • A portfolio (or other demonstration of your work), if you have one

If you are approved for the course waiver, you will be notified within one week and a letter to that effect will be added to your file. 

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