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SLIS 749 - Health Sciences Information Resources

Class Session: Thursday, August 23, 2018 - Friday, December 07, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructor: Feili Tu-Keefner

Note: Please register for this course by August 17, 2018. Sections for this course: J50 (SC), J91 (Other States Cohort), J92 (Other Countries Cohort). J91 and J92 students pay the cohort tuition rate.


Course Description

Characteristics and use of print and computer-based materials in the health sciences and for general reference librarians.


General Information

Course will be delivered primarily via Blackboard and live online sessions via Adobe Connect. It will also include presentations via Adobe Presenter and Camtasia and other online materials. High-speed internet access required.


Online Session Information

There will be a optional live online sessions via Adobe Connect on Tuesdays, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET. Students participation in the live online sessions via Adobe Connect on Tuesdays, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m ET is optional. Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first session. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Course Materials

No textbooks are required for this course; see the syllabus for more information.


Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Information is accurate as of September 20, 2018, 8:42 am (Subject to change)

Special Fee Notification

Students may be required to be proctored during online test completion. If students are unable to attend test proctoring sessions in person at the Distributed Learning office, additional fees may apply for online test proctoring if the course requires online testing.



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