Textbooks Summer 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

7000, Information & Society (Benoit) No textbook 

7002, Information Resources (Bell)
Cassell, Kay A., and Hiremath, Uma. Reference and Information Services: An Introduction. American Library Association, 2013. 978-1-55570-859-7. Required 

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

7008, Information Technologies and Systems (Yang)
Vermaat, M.; Sebok, S.; Freund, S; Campbell, J. and Frydenberg, M. Discovering Computers 2016: Tools, Apps, Devices, and the Impact of Technology. Cengage Learning, 2016. 9814698873, 9789814698870 Required
Huddleston, R. Teach Yourself Visually Web Design. Wiley, 2010, 2011. 9780470881019 Required 

7010, Organization of Information (Stewart) No textbook

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. ISBN: 978-1785609688 Required

7403, Special Libraries and Information Centers (Jin) No Textbook 

7503, Information Technology and Public Policy (Stewart) No textbook 

7506, Preservation and Digitization of Audiovisual Materials (Benoit)
Coccliolo, Anthony. Moving Image and Sound Collections for Archivists. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2017. 978-0-931828-93-5 Required 

7800, The Art and Practice of Library Storytelling (Stauffer)
Greene, Ellin and Janice M. Del Negro. Storytelling: Art and Technique. Libraries Unlimited, 2010, 4th edition. 978-1591586005 Required 


7910, Creating a Community of Readers (Cantey) No textbook

7910, Information Services to Diverse Populations (Stauffer)
Cooke, Nicole A. Information Services to Diverse Populations: Developing Culturally Competent Library Professionals. Libraries Unlimited, 2016. 978-1-4408-3460-8 Required