Textbooks Spring 2018 

While the LSU Bookstore does attempt to have books available for all courses, students may purchase books through any outlet or vendor. Books published by professional associations (ALA, ARMA, SAA) might be available at a lower cost through the association's website.


No Textbook: All materials for the class are provided by the instructor.

Required: The text will be needed to complete class discussions, assignments and projects. Students must have access to the text to complete the course.

Recommended: The text is not necessary to complete course work, but may offer additional perspectives and insights.


1001, Library Research Methods and Materials (Barry) No Textbook


3004, Introduction to Technical Services (MacAoidh)
Sandstrom, John and Miller, Liz. Fundamentals of Technical Services. ALA Neal-Schuman, 2015. 978-1-55570-966-2 Required


3006, Introduction to Collection Management (Bell)
Keeler, Hali. R. Working with Library Collections: An Introduction for Support Staff. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017. 978-1-44274-891 Required


4101, Collection Development for Children (Stauffer)
Vardell, Sylvia M. Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide. Libraries Unlimited, 2014, 2nd edition. 978-1-61069-560-2 Required


7000, Information and Society (Stauffer)
Feather, John P. The Information Society: A Study of Continuity and Change. Facet, 2013, 6th edition. 978-1-85604-818-7 Required


7004, Management of Information Organizations (Jin)
Moran, B.; Stueart, R.; and Morner, C. Library and Information Center Management. Libraries Unlimited, 2013, 8th edition. 978-1-59884-988-2 Required


7008, Information Technologies and Systems (Yang)
Vermaatm, Misty E.; And Others. Discovering Computers 2016: Tools, Apps, Devices, and the Impact of Technology. Cengage Learning, 2016, 1st edition. 978-1-305391-857   Required
Huddleston, Rob. HTML, XHTML, and CSS: Your Visual Blueprint for Designing Effective Web Page. Wiley, 2010. 978-0-47088-101-9 Required


7009, Understanding Research (Ju)
Schutt, Russell K. Investigating the Social World. Pine Forge Press, 2009, 7th edition. 978-1-41299-980-9  Required


7010, Organization of Information (Stewart)
Abbas, June. Structures for Organizing Knowledge: Exploring Taxonomics, Ontologies, and Other Schema. Neal-Schuman, 2010. 978-1-55570-699-9 Required


7011, Information Needs and Information Seeking (Wu)
Case, Donald O. and Given, Lisa M. Looking for Information: A Survey of Research on Information Seeking, Needs and Behavior. Emerald, 2016, 4th Edition  978-1-78560-968-8  Required


7104, Non-Fiction for Children and Teens (Cantey) No Textbook


7404, Health Sciences Information Centers (Olmstadt)
Huber, Jeffrey T. and Feili Tu-Keefner.Health Librarianship, An Introduction, Libraries Unlimited, 2014 978-1-61069-321-9 Required
Huber, Jeffrey T. and Swogger, Susan. Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences ALA Neal-Schuman,  6th edition. 978-0-83891-184-6 Recommended


7405, Public Libraries (Stauffer)
Wiegand, Wayne A. Part of Our Lives: A People's History of the American Public Library. Oxford University Press, 2015. 978-019060602-9-1 Required


7408, Introduction to Archival Theory, Principles & Practice (Benoit)
O'Toole, James M. and Cox, Richard J. Understanding Archives and Manuscripts (Archival Fundamental Series II). Society of American Archivists, 2006. Required


7504, Preservation Management of Physical Records (Benoit) No Textbook


7508, Management of Knowledge-Based Assets in Organizations (Jin)
Dalkir, Kimiz. Knowledge Management in Theory and Practice. MIT Press, 2011, 2nd edition. Required

7510, Website Design and Management (Ju)
Meloni, Julie C. SAMS Teach Yourself HTML, CSS and JavaScript All in One. Pearson Education, 2015, 2nd edition. 978-0-67233-714-7 Required


7604, Principles of Records Management (McLain)
Saffady, William. Records and Information Management: Fundamentals of Professional Practice. ARMA International, 2015, 3rd edition. 978-1-93665-472-7 Required


7608, Introduction to Cataloging and Classification (Stewart)
Joudrey, Daniel N.; Taylor, Arlene G. and Miller, David P. Introduction to Cataloging and Classification Libraries Unlimited, 2015, 11th edition. Required


7705 Introduction to Museum Management (Floyd)
Ambrose, Timothy and Pain, Crispin. Museum Basics. Routledge- Taylor & Francis Group, 2012, 3rd edition. ISBN: 978-0415619349 Required


7807, Information Literacy Instruction (Monroe)
Grassian, Esther S. Information Literacy Instruction: Theory and Practice Neal-Schuman, 2009, 2nd edition ISBN 978-1-55570-666-1 Required


7910, E-Discovery (Wu)
Berman, Michael D.; Barton, Courtney I. and Grimm, Paul W. (editors). Managing E-Discovery and ESI: From Pre-Litigation through Trail American Bar Association ISBN 978-1-61632-973-0 Required