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Graduate Certificate in Library and Information Studies (15 credits)

Offered by: Information Studies     Degree: Graduate Certificate in Library & Info St

Program Requirements

Complementary Courses

9-15 credits, three to five GLIS courses chosen in consultation with the student's adviser with the exception of the following courses:

  • GLIS 646 Research Project (12 credits)

    Offered by: Information Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Library & Information Studies : A two-term in-depth research study leading to the preparation of a research paper with potential for publication. The subject of the study will vary according to the student's interests and pre supposes some detailed background knowledge in the area to be researched. Working with a faculty supervisor, the student will plan, conduct and document a piece of research.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Karyn Moffatt (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: GLIS 611 and permission of Director.
  • GLIS 647 Independent Study (6 credits)

    Offered by: Information Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Library & Information Studies : An in-depth exploration of a topic in library and information studies which is not emphasized or elaborated in any other part of the curriculum. The subject will vary according to the student's interests. It may be a work of synthesis, a research paper of limited scope, a state-of-the-art paper or a project which is an outgrowth of course work or in an area not covered in the curriculum. The student will work with a faculty supervisor to plan and pursue an individualised program of study.

    Terms: Summer 2014, Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Gordon Burr, Karyn Moffatt (Summer) Jamshid Beheshti, Joan Bartlett (Fall) Karyn Moffatt, Jamshid Beheshti (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: GLIS 611 and permission of Director.
  • GLIS 689 Selected Topics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Information Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Library & Information Studies : To explore a topic in library and information studies which elaborates or augments the curriculum; to pursue an individualized program of directed study which will vary according to the student's interests.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Kimiz Lutfiye Dalkir, Gordon Burr, Eun Gyung Park, Karyn Moffatt (Fall) Joan Bartlett, Kimiz Lutfiye Dalkir (Winter) Gordon Burr, Joan Bartlett, Karyn Moffatt, Kimiz Lutfiye Dalkir (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of Director.
    • Corequisite: GLIS 601
  • GLIS 695 Research Paper 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Information Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Library & Information Studies : Explores a minor topic relevant to the Graduate Diploma student's program of study and results in a scholarly paper with potential for publication.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • GLIS 696D1 Research Paper 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Information Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Library & Information Studies : Explores a minor topic relevant to the Graduate Diploma student's program of study and results in a scholarly paper with potential for publication.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Students must register for both GLIS 696D1 and GLIS 696D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both GLIS 696D1 and GLIS 696D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • GLIS 696D2 Research Paper 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Information Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Library & Information Studies : See GLIS 696D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: GLIS 696D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both GLIS 696D1 and GLIS 696D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Note: students who wish to register for:

  • GLIS 694 Certificate Project (3 credits)

    Offered by: Information Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Library & Information Studies : This course permits a Graduate Certificate student to pursue an individualized program of directed study, in library and information studies, which will vary with personal interest but will elaborate or augment the curriculum.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

must first have their research proposal approved by the Committee on Student Standing and Academic Affairs.

0-6 credits of non-GLIS courses with a maximum of 3 credits from outside McGill. All such courses must be at a graduate level and receive prior approval of the student's adviser(s) and the School's Director.

Faculty of Arts—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)