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LIS 205LEC Information & Society


Information policy and developments in information technology have a dramatic impact on society and how we find and use information. In turn, society is struggling with these dramatic changes and their effect on economics, politics, and the lives of individuals and communities. This course will explore the relationship between information policy and information, technology and society. Through readings, discussions, and assignments, students will probe complex issues such as information overload, the digital divide, information ethics, indeterminate authority, and the open access movement

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Published: Jul 15, 2021 08:29:13