School of Library and Information Studies

Courses

LS 3013. Library Materials for Children. Selection, evaluation, and use of recreational and informational materials for children reflecting our multicultural society. Knowledge gained through reading, listening to, viewing, researching, and integrating various types of media into K-12 curriculum. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

LS 3053. Interdisciplinary Information Retrieval. Navigation, access, and use of databases and electronic resources for information retrieval relevant to information needs. Critical evaluation of information based on relevance and quality. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

LS 3153. Knowledge Economy. Overview of knowledge work and related employment trends in today's economy with emphasis on skills and tools needed to synthesize information into useful and actionable knowledge. The role of information service industry in citizen participation in the knowledge economy. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

LS 4903. Special Topics. Organized course with each section's title and content varying with specific subject matter and topic offered. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hour.

LS 4923. Capstone in Interprofessional Informatics. Culminating organization and/or community-based interdisciplinary/interprofessional project supported through informatics and technology and applied to a specific domain to demonstrate knowledge and skills acquired in the informatics or health informatics program. Prerequisite: Taken after completion of all but the last 24 hours (SCHs) of the program. Credit: Three hours.

Professors

JENG, LING HWEY, Professor of Library and Information Studies; Director of the School of Library and Information Studies. B.A., National Taiwan University; M.L.I.S., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
VARDELL, SYLVIA M., Professor of Library and Information Studies. B.S., University of Texas : Austin; Ph.D., University of Minnesota : Twin Cities.

Associate Professors

HOFFMAN, GRETCHEN L., Associate Professor of Library and Information Studies. B.A., University of Nevada, Reno; M.L.S., Emporia State University; Ph.D., Emporia State University.
LEE, HYUK-JIN, Associate Professor of Library and Information Studies. B.A., Yonsei University; M.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Ph.D., Rutgers University.
MOORE, JENNIFER E., Associate Professor of Library and Information Studies. B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.S.I.S., University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
PERRYMAN, CAROL L., Associate Professor of Library and Information Studies. B.S., Friends University; M.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Assistant Professors

CURRY, EVELYN L., Assistant Professor of Library and Information Studies. B.A., Prairie View A&M University; M.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
ELKINS, AARON, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Studies. B.S., University of South Florida; M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., Florida State University.
EVANS, SARAH, Assistant Professor of Library and Information Studies. B.A., University of Washington; M.L.I.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Washington.
McELRATH, EILEEN T., Assistant Professor of Library and Information Studies. B.A., Murray State University; M.S.L.S., Murray State University; M.A., University of Kentucky; Ph.D., Florida State University.