Library Science (LIS)

LIS 410 Children’s Literature. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Selecting, analyzing, and using modern and classic literature with young readers.

LIS 510 Computers and Technology in the School Library. (3)
fall only
Library uses of technology and computers. Fundamental concepts and issues in library media centers. Prerequisites: both LIS 571 and 581 or only instructor approval.

LIS 533 Current Library Problems. (3)
fall only
Critical analysis of current practices and problems in school librarianship. Prerequisites: a combination of LIS 540 and 561 and 571 and 581 or only instructor approval.

LIS 540 Classification and Cataloging. (3)
fall only
Descriptive cataloging and Dewey Decimal Classification of print and nonprint library materials.

LIS 561 Selection of Library Materials. (3)
fall only
Principles and procedures used in the selection of materials for the school library.

LIS 563 Children’s Literature. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Selecting and using children’s literature and related nonprint media to support the elementary school curriculum. Cross-listed as RDG 563. Credit is allowed for only LIS 563 or RDG 563.

LIS 565 Literature for Hispanic Youth/Literatura para Jóvenes Hispanoparlantes. (3)
spring only
Selecting, analyzing, and utilizing literature for Hispanic and Spanish speaking children and adolescents. Cross-listed as BLE 565. Credit is allowed for only BLE 565 or LIS 565.

LIS 571 Basic Reference Resources. (3)
spring only
Providing reference service in the school library. Content and use of basic resources.

LIS 581 School Library Administration. (3)
spring only
Administration of K–12 libraries and media centers.

LIS 584 School Library Internship. (1–6)
fall and spring only
Prerequisites: LIS 410, 540, 561, 571, 581; instructor approval.

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