Foundations of the Profession

Outcome 1: Foundations of the Profession

“Articulate a philosophy of ethical and client-centered information services for the library and information professions.”

  • Course: LI801XS, Foundations of Library and Information Science
  • Takeaway: 
    • information transfer processes
    • roles of information professionals
    • basic principles of information ethics
    • how to effectively serve the needs of information users
    • for more…
  • Skills cultivated:
    • written communication
    • research
    • effective collaboration
    • citation management
    • public speaking
  • Paper: Core Tenants of the Library Profession
    • “Significant changes in pedagogy, including greater emphasis on active learning, cooperative or collaborative learning in groups, and networked resources (Rubin, 2010, p.204)” will require academic librarians to provide engaging educational sessions that include information literacy modules and virtual learning environments”



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