Course Number and Name: Topics in computer-based information systems: open access
Course Schedule: Saturday, May 14 9:00 – 12:00 & 1:00 – 5:00 & Saturday, May 28, 2011, 9:00 – 12:00
Location: Barber 461
Instructor: Heather Morrison
Office location: SLAIS Adjuncts Office
Office phone: SLAIS 604-822-2404 (e-mail preferred)
Office hours: By appointment.
Course website address: http://blogs.ubc.ca/oa2011/
Course Goal: To provide overview of the basic concepts of Open Access. The open access movement is one of the key trends in librarianship today, one that presents librarians and archivists with challenges, but also significant opportunities for leadership. This course will provide students with an overview of open access, key definitions, how and why libraries and archives are involved in open access, trends, policies, and implications for librarians and archivists.
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
Prerequisites: ARST/LIBR 500, 501, 502, 503 for students in the MLIS and Dual programs. MAC Core for students in the MAS program.
Format of the course: Lecture, discussion, and guest speakers.
Required and Recommended Reading:
Required Advanced Readings:
Required Resources (Students should have some familiarity with each of these resources):
Open Access Archives Resources
School of Library, Archival and Information Studies
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
470 – 1961 East Mall
Vancouver BC Canada V6T 1Z1