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Spring 2014 Session

SLIS 734
Government Information Sources

CLASS SESSION: Monday, January 13, 2014-Monday, April 28, 2014

NOTE: Please register for this course no later than Jan. 6, 2014.

On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information: There will be one optional session at USC Columbia on Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET, in Thomas Cooper Library, Level 5 (Government Information Dept.).

Online Session Information: There will be online sessions via Adobe Connect on Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. ET. Students may participate live online for the sessions or may view them at a later time. Students are responsible for all material covered. The Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.

Syllabus Information: Available online in Blackboard.

Assignment Information: Available online in Blackboard.

Course Delivery Type: Web: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructor: William Sudduth

Graduate Bulletin Course Description: Creation, acquisition, organization, retrieval, and use of government-produced information. Emphasis is on U.S. government information but includes attention to state, local, and international sources.

Prerequisites: SLIS 703, 707, or permission of instructor

Information is accurate as of
November 25, 2014, 10:05 pm
(Subject to change)

Course Materials
Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.

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