LIS 2678 DATA SCIENCE FOR LIBRARY AND INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS

Description

Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course provides an introduction to data science for library and information professionals so they can participate in the emerging ecosystem around data science. This course will survey the landscape of data science and explore the role library and information professionals play in the evolving ecosystem of academic and industrial data science. In the course, students will learn the concepts, practices, and technologies of data science, both within academia and industry. It will provide students with hand-on experiences as well as critically exploring how librarians and information professionals can work and provide value in data-adjacent roles. Topics include data collection, cleaning, analysis, and visualization. There are no technical requirements for this course, but students should be prepared learn about and use various technical tools and ideas related to data science.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad LG/SNC Basis