Librarianship

This outlines the generalist librarianship pathway as well as the specialized areas within it.  It serves a wide range of library-focused careers and is complementary to all other MLIS pathways.

Primary Electives (taught once or twice per year)

LIBR 511 (3) Cataloguing and Classification (all)

LIBR 535 (3) Instructional Role of the Librarian (all)

LIBR 554 (3) Database Design (all)

LIBR 557 (3) Information Retrieval Concepts and Practice (all)

LIBR 561 (3) Information Policy (all)

LIBR 580 (3) Collection Management (all)

Secondary Electives

General

LIBR 512 (3) Indexing (all)

LIBR 548F (3) History of the Book (all)

LIBR 551 (3) Library Automation and Systems (all)

LIBR 555 (3) Information Design I: Systems (all)

LIBR 559M (3) Social Media for Information Professionals (all)

LIBR 569R (3) Graduating Project (all)

LIBR 570 (3) Marketing in Information Organizations (all)

LIBR 571 (3) Human Resource Management (all)

LIBR 573 (3) Financial Management in Information Organizations (all)

LIBR 574 (3) Project Management in Information Organizations (all)

LIBR 578 (3) Planning and Design of Libraries (all)

Public Library Focus

LIBR 520 (3) Survey of Literature and Other Materials for Children

LIBR 526 (3) Literature and Other Materials for Young Adults

LIBR 527 (3) Services for Children (public)

LIBR 528 (3) Services for Young Adults (public)

LIBR 529 (3) Services for Families and Early Literacy in the Preschool Years (public)

LIBR 531 (3) Client Centred Services for Adults (public)

LIBR 545 (3) Adult Popular Reading and Media Interests (public)

LIBR 576 (3) Public Libraries (public)

LIBR 579J (3) Community-Led Libraries (public)

Academic/Special Library Focus

LIBR 530 (3) Subject-Based Information Services (academic)

LIBR 532 (3) Science and Technology Information Sources and Services (academic, special)

LIBR 533 (3) Legal Information Sources and Services (academic, special)

LIBR 534 (3) Health Information Sources and Services (academic, special)

LIBR 559L (3) Issues in Scholarly Communications and Publishing (academic)

LIBR 559S (3) Research Data Management for Information Professionals (academic, special)

LIBR 572 (3) Information Services Consulting (special)

LIBR 575 (3) Academic Libraries (academic)

LIBR 577 (3) Special Libraries (special)

Children’s Literature and Services

LIBR 520 (3) Survey of Literature and Other Materials for Children (public)

LIBR 523 (3) Canadian Literature and Other Materials for Children (public)

LIBR 524 (3) Writing, Publishing and the Book Trade for Children (public)

LIBR 526 (3) Literature and Other Materials for Young Adults (public)

LIBR 527 (3) Services for Children (public)

LIBR 528 (3) Services for Young Adults (public)

LIBR 529 (3) Services for Families and Early Literacy in the Preschool Years (public)

LIBR 541 (3) New Media for Children and Young Adults (public)