LIS 506 Introduction to Information Technology (3)


Introduces the fundamental vocabulary, concepts, and practice of information technology and basic software tools that support various library and information services. Topics include: computing basics, networking, database technology, Web technologies, information retrieval, and system design and evaluation. The knowledge and skills acquired in this course will assist students in applying information technology in various information services and building the technological foundation for taking other related courses. Students must take LIS 506 among the first two courses in their program. Required. Credits: (3)




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