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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog
Central Washington University
   
 
  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Library and Information Science Certificate


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The certificate in library and information science is designed to provide students with an understanding of the methods and means of gathering, organizing, and disseminating information. The certificate is appropriate for any students who wish to gain a greater understanding of the field of library and information science without completing an undergraduate minor and or non-matriculated students already employed as a library paraprofessional.

All students in the certificate program will be required to complete 8 credit hours in the core curriculum. Students may choose four courses within the remaining curriculum areas depending on their specific interests.

Total Credits: 20


Library Science Program Information


Library
Ellensburg
James E. Brooks Library, room 206
Mail Stop 7548
509-963-1021
Fax 509-963-3684
www.lib.cwu.edu
See website for how these programs may be used for educational and career purposes.

Faculty and Administration, Deans and Chair
Patricia J. Cutright, M. Librarianship, dean of libraries
Michele Reilly, MLS; associate dean of libraries
Julia Stringfellow, MLIS, MA American history, archieves; department chair, university archivist

Professors
Gerard P. Hogan, MLibr, instruction
Julia Stringfellow, MLIS, MA American history; archives
Mary J. Wise, MLS; MEd, music library

Associate Professors
Ping Fu, MLIS, MS, computer science, MA East Asian studies, head of library technology services
Michele Reilly, MLS, government publications, maps and microforms

Assistant Professor
Ginny N. Blackson, MLIS, head of reference and collection development
Elizabeth Brown, MLIS, instruction coordinator
Julie Carmen, MLS, cataloging and digital initiatives

Zebulin Evelhoch, MLS; electronic resources

Aimée Quinn, MLIS; government publications

Maureen Rust, MLIS; student engagement and community outreach

Lecturers
Maurice (Marty) Blackson, MA, special education, archives and special collections
Stacy Taylor, MA library and information science, user experience
Geri L. Hopkins, MLS, instructional design

Program Information
At all times, students at Central have access to the library’s 1.3 million books, films, government documents, and maps in print, microfiche, microfilm, and online electronic formats. The main library and two branch libraries at the University Centers at Des Moines and Lynnwood maintain subscriptions to over 20,000 newspapers, magazines, and journals in print and online full-text electronic formats, as well as audio recordings in CD, LP, and cassette formats and videos in DVD and VHS formats. The libraries participate in the resource-sharing service with the Orbis Cascade Alliance that provides our students with access to more than 25 million information items. The libraries’ OneSearch make this available to students from any networked computer, whether on or off campus.

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