LIBR 2595: Special Topics: Indigenous Reference Resources and Services

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This course is a survey of key resources, tools, and services used to support the specialized information needs of Aboriginal libraries, collections, and communities. Staff, working in a variety of library settings, are provided with the necessary knowledge, background, and insights for working with, providing services and building collections for our Aboriginal customers and communities. The topics surveyed include government, legal, health, and genealogical resources. For each topic, key resources and issues will be identified and explored. Also included is an important unit on treaty rights and negotiations, and other matters related to government.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Diplomas in Library and Information Technology, Library and Information Technology (Flexible Participation Option), and Library and Information Technology (BBA Transfer Option).

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