Introduction to Libraries and the Information Industry

Code: LIBR1000

Course description

Prerequisite: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), general or advanced level, with grade 12 English OR successful completion of Mature Student Test. Library related experience is strongly recommended. Examine the role of libraries in an information society, explore how libraries provide access to information and study the organization and services of different types of libraries. You will also investigate the roles and functions of participants in the information industry. Required course. Prerequisite: You must satisfy the Program Admission Requirements.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.