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LIS 2000: Understanding Information

Welcome to the LIS 2000 LibGuide

This Libguide supports MLIS LIS 2000: Understanding Information at the University of Pittsburgh. This Core Course provides an introduction to the major ideas and concerns of the information professions,  examines the formal communication of relevant ideas, information and knowledge, and explores the nature and role of organizations in which archivists and librarians work.

In this guide, you will find the following:

  • LIS-specific databases and journals
  • Books, ebooks, and websites pertinent to LIS 2000
  • Course syllabus and assignment information
  • Resources for research, writing, and citing
  • Resouces for professional development and organizations

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