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MISt courses

The following is a master list of all Master of Information Studies (MISt) courses, listed by course number. Visit the course requirements by stream page for a breakdown of courses by stream. You can also find suggestions for courses based on areas of interest.

Scheduling

The four MISt required courses are offered every year, and are taken upon entry into the MISt program. For other courses, not all courses are offered every year. For current course availability, refer to the MISt course timetables or the Minerva Dynamic Schedule.

Courses

Courses                                                                                            
Prerequisites

GLIS 601 Foundations of Info Studies 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

*Required for all MISt students

GLIS 602 Integrating Research&Practice 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

*Obligatory capstone course for all students in Course-Based stream

GLIS 601 Foundations of Information Studies.

GLIS 603 Research Project 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 601 Foundations of Information Studies.

GLIS 604 Research Project 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 603 Research Project 1, GLIS 611 Research Principles & Analysis or equivalent.

GLIS 607 Organization of Information 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

*Required for all MISt students

GLIS 608 Classification & Cataloguing 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 607 Organization of Information.

GLIS 609 Metadata & Access 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 611 Research Principles&Analysis 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 612 History of Books & Printing 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 601 Foundations of Information Studies, GLIS 619 Information Behaviour & Resources.

GLIS 613 Library and Archival History 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 601 Foundations of Information Studies.

GLIS 614 Public Libraries 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 615 Reference&Information Services 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 619 Information Behaviour & Resources.

GLIS 616 Information Retrieval 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 617 Information System Design 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

*Required for all MISt students

GLIS 618 Collection Development 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 619 Info Behaviour and Resources 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

*Required for all MISt students

GLIS 620 Information Agency Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 626 Usability Analysis&Assessment 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 632 Library Systems 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 633 Multimedia Systems 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 617 Information System Design.

GLIS 634 Web System Design & Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 617 Information System Design.

GLIS 636 Government Information 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 619 Information Behaviour & Resources.

GLIS 637 Sci. & Technical Information 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 619 Information Behaviour & Resources.

GLIS 638 Business Information 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 619 Information Behaviour & Resources.

GLIS 639 Introduction to Museology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 641 Archival Description & Access 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 642 Preservation Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 644 Descriptive Bibliography 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 619 Information Behaviour & Resources.

GLIS 645 Archival Principles & Practice 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 647 Research Project 3 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 603 Research Project 1, GLIS 604 Research Project 2, GLIS 611 Research Principles & Analysis or equivalent.

GLIS 649 Digital Curation 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 650 Digital Libraries 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 617 Information System Design.

GLIS 651 Humanities&Social Science Info 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 619 Information Behaviour & Resources.

GLIS 655 Language and Information 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 656 Abstracting & Indexing 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 657 Database Design & Development 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 617 Information System Design.

GLIS 660 Records Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 661 Knowledge Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 662 Intellectual Capital 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 663 Knowledge Taxonomies 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 664 Knowledge Networks 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 665 Competitive Intelligence 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 671 Health Sciences Information 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 619 Information Behaviour & Resources.

GLIS 672 Law Information 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 619 Information Behaviour & Resources.

GLIS 673 Bioinformatics Resources 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 619 Information Behaviour & Resources.

GLIS 679 Information Literacy 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 689 Selected Topics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 601 Foundations of Information Studies and permission of MISt Program Director.

GLIS 690 Information Policy 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 601 Foundations of Information Studies.

GLIS 691 Special Topics 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 692 Special Topics 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

GLIS 699 Practicum 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

24 credits (4 req. & 4 complementary courses) and approval of Academic Advisor & Practicum Coordinator. For more information on the course, see the Practicum pages.