LBSC 690: Information Technology


Fall 2010

Mondays, 1pm-3:45pm
Hornbake, Room 2119

Dr. Allison Druin
Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor
College of Information Studies

LBSC 690

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Introduction to the application of computer hardware, software, and information systems for the provision of information services. Special emphasis on the design of systems for serving information needs.


  • Understand the role of information technology in libraries, schools, information centers, and society.

  • Evaluate the suitability of various technologies to serve a range of information needs.

  • Become familiar with common information management tools.

  • Apply information technology to solve a practical problem.

  • Develop techniques for further study of information technology.