Course Title & Textbooks

LIS 2000: Understanding Information
Required Books:
Baker, Nicholson. Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper. Vintage Books, 2002. ISBN: 0375726217 (paperback edition).
Borgman, Christine. Scholarship in the Digital Age: Information, Infrastructure, and the Internet. MIT Press, 2007. ISBN-10: 0262026198; ISBN-13: 978-0262026192.
Gleick, James. The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood. Pantheon, 2011. (ISBN-10: 9780375423727; ISBN-13: 978-0375423727)
Lessig, Lawrence. Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy. Pengiun Press, 2008. ISBN-10: 1594201722; ISBN-13: 978-1594201721. (
Litman, Jessica. Digital Copyright. Prometheus Books, 2000, 2006. ISBN: 159102420X (paperback edition).
Turkle, Sherry. Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other. Basic Books, 2011. (ISBN-10: 9780465010219, ISBN-13: 978-0465010219)
Weinberger, David. Everything is Miscellaneous: the Power of the New Digital Disorder. Holt, 2007, 2008. ISBN-10: 0805088113; ISBN-13: 978-0805088113.
Willinsky, John. The Access Principle: the Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship. MIT Press, 2005, ISBN: 0262232421. Fall 2009. (

LIS 2005: Organizing & Retrieving Information
No textbooks required.

LIS 2184: Legal Issues in Information Handling
Patry, William. (2009). Moral panics and the copyright wars. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN-10: 0195385640. ISBN-13: 978-0195385649
LIS 2220: Archivesc & Records Management
James M. O'Toole and Richard J. Cox, Understanding Archives and Manuscripts, 2nd ed. (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2006)
Randall C. Jimerson, ed.  American Archival Studies: Readings in Theory and Practice (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2000).
Michael Kurtz, Managing Archival and Manuscript Repositories (Chicago:Society of American Archivists, 2004).
Frank Boles, Selecting and Appraising Archives and Manuscripts (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005).
Mary Jo Pugh, Providing Reference Services for Archives and Manuscripts(Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005).
Kathleen Roe, Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts (Chicago:Society of American Archivists, 2005).
Richard Pearce-Moses, A Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology(Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005).
The Nelson Mandela Foundation, A Prisoner in the Garden (New York: VikingStudio, 2006). ISBN: 0670037532
John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid, The Social Life of Information (Boston:Harvard Business School Press, 2000). ISBN-10: 0875847625; ISBN-13:978-0875847627
JoAnne Yates, Control Through Communication: The Rise of System inAmerican Management (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989).(ISBN:0801846137 is published 1993)

LIS 2322: Resources & Services for Children
Required Audio CD:
Gaiman, Neil. The Graveyard Book. Harper Children’s Audio; Unabridged edition, 2008.

Required Paperback Children’s Books:
Baker, Jeannie. Home. Greenwillow Books, 2004. (Alternatives: Window, Where the Forest Meets the Sea, both by Jeannie Baker).
Ellis, Deborah. The Breadwinner. Oxford University Press, 2004.
Falconer, Ian. Olivia. Simon & Schuster Children2004.
Gantos, Jack. Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key. HarperCollins, 2000.
L’Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time. Square Fish, 2007.
Patron, Susan. The Higher Power of Lucky. Atheneum; Reprint edition, 2008.
Scieszka, Jon. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. Viking Juvenile, 2007.
Selznick, Brian. The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic, 2007.
Seuss, Dr. The Lorax. Picture Lions, 1997.
Shannon, David. No, David! Blue Sky Press, 1998 (Alternatives: David Gets in Trouble, also by David Shannon).
Stead, Rebecca. When You Reach Me. Wendy Lamb Books, 2009.
Winter, Jeanette. Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan. Beach Lane Books, 2009.           

Additional titles recommended:
Shazia Razzak ,Prodeepta Das. P Is for Pakistan. Frances Lincoln Children's Books (July 10, 2007).   ISBN-10: 1845074831; ISBN-13: 978-1845074838.
Karen Lynn Williams, Khadra Mohammad, Doug Chayka. Four feet, two sandals. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers (August 2007). ISBN-10: 0802852963; ISBN-13: 978-0802852960.
Greg Mortenson and Susan Roth.Listen to the wind. Dial; First edition (January 22, 2009). ]ISBN-10: 0803730586; ISBN-13: 978-0803730588.
David Oliver Relin, Greg Mortenson.Three cups of tea. Penguin Books (January 30, 2007). ISBN-10: 0143038257; ISBN-13: 978-0143038252.

LIS 2329: Special Education Resources & Service in School Library Media Centers
Lewis, Rena B. and Doorlag, Donald H.:Teaching Students with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms, 8th edition; with Myeducationlab. Pearson, 2011.ISBN: 978-0-13-501490-5.

LIS 2500: Reference Resources & Services
Richard E. Bopp and Linda C. Smith. Reference and Information Services : An Introduction, Fourth Edition. Libraries Unlimited. 2011,  1-59158-374-8.

LIS 2633: Technology in the Lives Children & Youth
Mizuko Ito,  Sonja Baumer, Matteo Bittanti, out, messing around, and geeking out: Kids living and learning with new media. The MIT Press; 1 edition (November 30, 2009). ISBN-10: 0262013363; ISBN-13: 978-0262013369
Palfrey, John and Gasser, Urs. Born Digital: Understanding the first generation of digital natives. New York: Basic Books, 2008.

At least two of the transmedia books required for youth listed below (read the next title in the series if you have already read the first book):
Lennon, Stella. Invisible I (The Amanda Project). New York: Harper Teen, 2009.
Riordan, Rick. The Maze of Bones (Book One: The 39 Clues). New York: Scholastic, 2008.
Carman, Patrick. Skeleton Creek Book One (Skeleton Creek series). New York, Scholastic, 2009.

Recommended Books:
Czarnecki, Kelly. Digital Storytelling in Practice. Library Technology Reports. Volume 45, Number 7/October 2009. ALA TechSource.
Purchases online at
Turkle, Sherry. Alone Together: Why we expect more from technology and less from each other. New York: Basic Books, 2011.

LIS 2700: Managing Libraries & Information Systems
Evans, E., & Ward, P. Management basics for information professionals. 2nd edition. (2007). New York: Neal-Schuman.  ISBN-10: 1555705863; ISBN-13: 978-1555705862
Gordon, R. (2004). The accidental library manager. Medford, NJ:  Information Today. ISBN-10: 1573872105; ISBN-13: 978-1573872102
Nye, Jr., J. (2008). The powers to lead. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN-10: 0195335627; ISBN-13: 978-0195335620