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2021 Spring Main
LIBR211/Lecture/01 - Libraries: Repositories & Transmitters | Credits 3.00
The focus of the course will be to trace the evolution of libraries and explore the role they played and continue to play in different societies. Students will be introduced to the institution known as the library in the context of different cultures and civilizations and will gain an understanding of libraries as agents of cultural transmission and inheritors of social change. Students will come to appreciate how libraries have preserved humanity's written record in different times and places and how they have often been influenced by the events of history itself. While the scope of this course is broad, particular attention will be paid to library evolution and development in the Western World.

Registration Type Traditional
Fees N/A
Instructors Smith, Nordis
Duration 2/8/2021 - 5/21/2021
Schedule MWF  3:00 PM - 3:50 PM;  Huntingdon College, Houghton Library, Room ATRM
Prerequisites N/A
Corequisites N/A
Credit Types Credit
Class 15 Seats | 10 Remaining
Open (Minimum Met)

Primary population and other student populations allowed to register for this course:
 Primary Population# Others Allowed# Others Registered
Campus  Huntingdon College150
Program  Traditional00
Department  Library155
Class Level  Sophomore153