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SLIS 765 - Planning Library Facilities

Class Session: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Monday, April 30, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Prerequisites: SLIS 701, 704, or permission of instructor

Instructor: Jennifer Ams

Note: Please register by January 9, 2018. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about and follow the plans for building the new Charleston County Public Library. More information will become available. Sections for this course: 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 the cohort tuition.


Course Description

An introduction to the process of planning new and renovated spaces and facilities. Content covers roles of participants in planning preparation of building program and examines examples of recent buildings.


Online Session Information

There will be mandatory live online sessions via Adobe Connect on Thursdays, 5:45 - 6:45 p.m. ET. 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

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.


Syllabus Information

Available online in Blackboard.


Assignment Information

Available online in Blackboard.


Information is accurate as of November 23, 2017, 4:41 am (Subject to change)



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