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Spring 2014 Session

SLIS 745
Social Science Information Services

CLASS SESSION BEGINS: Monday, January 13, 2014

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

Online Session Information: There will be live online sessions via Adobe Connect on Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. ET. Students are responsible for material covered and may participate live online or view the sessions at a later time. The Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first session. 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: Susan Rathbun-Grubb

Graduate Bulletin Course Description: Considers how literature and information services in the social sciences are organized for the purpose of interpretation and delivery. Students survey the literature of psychology, sociology, political science, and other disciplines in some detail. Practice in question consultation and database searching will be included.

Prerequisites: SLIS 703, 707

Information is accurate as of
July 23, 2014, 10:17 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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