MLIS Class Schedules | MLIS Courses

MLIS Class Schedules


Summer 2016 Course Schedule

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Fall 2016 Course Schedule

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Course Rotation Schedule

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Course Textbooks

Students can find out what textbooks are required for their classes by going to the OU Online Bookstore

Use the drop down boxes for locating the book for your course and section number (see screenshot at right).

You must know your section number to find the correct textbooks.


MLIS Courses

Required and elective courses are listed below. The courses in the required level must be included on your Program Plan. Elective courses are selected in consultation with your faculty adviser to design a program that will meet your career goals. 

Required Courses


  LIS 5033 Information and Knowledge Society Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5023 Management of Information and Knowledge Organizations Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5043 Organization of Information and Knowledge Resources Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5053 Information Users in the Knowledge Society Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5063 Information and Communication Technology Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5713 Research Methods OR LIS 5733 Evaluation Methods  Course Summary PDF (5713) 
Course Summary PDF (5733)


General Electives


  LIS 5123 Literature and Methods for Readers' Advisory Services  Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5133 Biomedical Bibliography and Reference Materials   
  LIS 5143 Government Publications  Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5163 Biomedical Databases   
  LIS 5173 Multicultural Librarianship  Course Summary PDF 
  LIS 5183 Books and Materials for Children   
  LIS 5193 Books and Materials for Young Adults   
  LIS 5223 Information Technology Management Course Summary PDF
LIS 5243 Academic Library Administration Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5253 Community Relations and Advocacy
  LIS 5273 Public Library Administration
  LIS 5283 School Library Media Center Administration
  LIS 5293 Special Library and Information Center Administration
  LIS 5343 Archives  Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5403 Cataloging and Classification   
  LIS 5413 Indexing and Abstracting   
  LIS 5443 Collection Development and Management  
  LIS 5453 Digital Collections  Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5463 Archival Representation and Use   
  LIS 5473 Documents and Records Management   
  LIS 5503 Information Literacy and Instruction   
  LIS 5513 Information Sources and Services  Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5523 Online Information Retrieval    
  LIS 5533 Introduction to Instructional Technology   
  LIS 5553 Competitive Intelligence   
  LIS 5563 Archival Appraisal  Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5633 Design and Implementation of Web-Based Information Services  Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5653 Preservation of Information Materials   
  LIS 5683 Database Design for Information Organization   
  LIS 5823 Internship in Library/Information Centers   
  LIS 5920 Directed Research   
  LIS 5940 Directed Project   
  LIS 5960 Directed Readings   
  LIS 5970 Special Problems   
 !  LIS 5970 Community-Based Healthcare in the Information Society  Course Summary PDF
  LIS 5980 Research for Master's Thesis