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SLIS 725 - Digital Libraries

Class Session: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Friday, December 08, 2017

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Prerequisites: SLIS 701, 707

Instructor: Karen Miller

Note: Please register for SLIS J725 no later than August 17, 2017. SLIS sections: J50 SC (students living in SC), J91 Other States Cohort (students living in a state other than SC), J92 Other Countries Cohort (students living outside the US). J91 and J92 students pay cohort tuition rate.


Course Description

History and current state of digital records, including their storage, organization, and preservation in digital libraries.


Online Session Information

There will be online sessions via Adobe Connect weekly on Thursdays from 7:00-8:30 p.m. ET. Students may participate live online for the class 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 prior to the first session. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.


Course Delivery Type

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).


Course Materials

No textbooks are required for this course; see the syllabus for more information.


Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Information is accurate as of November 24, 2017, 5:27 pm (Subject to change)



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