CONTACT: SCOTT HAUSER
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0007; fax (319) 384-0024
UI offers graduate courses in library science over the ICN
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- How computers and other technology are affecting the way
libraries work is the subject of a graduate-level course in library and information
science offered by the University of Iowa at sites around the state beginning
"Information Science and Technology" is one of two courses in library
and information science available at locations throughout Iowa over the Iowa
Communications Network (ICN).
The courses, offered by the UI School of Library and Information Science
and the Division of Continuing Education, are designed for students interested
in doing graduate work in the field.
The courses include:
-- "Information Science and Technology," a three-credit-hour course
that explores the use of technology to represent, manipulate, retrieve and
present information. The course will meet from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays,
beginning Jan. 21 at these sites: Bettendorf, Council Bluffs, Des Moines,
Sioux City, Waterloo, West Burlington and the University of Iowa.
-- "Management of Libraries and Information Centers," a three-credit-hour
course on planning, goal setting, evaluation, and funding of library and information
center programs and services. The course meets from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays,
beginning Jan. 26 at these sites: Bettendorf, Burlington, Council Bluffs,
Des Moines, Sioux City, Waterloo, and the University of Iowa.
Tuition for graduate credit is $170 per hour.
ICN sites may be subject to change and some sites may be added, depending
on availability and interest.
The UI Division of Continuing Education also coordinates a wide range of
graduate programs for those seeking advanced degrees in education, nursing,
business, social work and pharmacy.
For more information, contact Off-Campus Courses and Programs, University
of Iowa, 116 International Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242; call toll-free:
1-800-272-6430; fax: (319) 335-2001; email: email@example.com; World
Wide Web: http://www.uiowa.edu/~ccp