New Special Topics Course: Data Curation

Update your data skills! An all new Fall 2020 course within the School of Library & Information Science. LIS 4900 Data Curation.

Dr. Seungwon Yang, Assistant Professor in the School of Library & Information Science and the Center for Computation and Technology is currently offering a new course during the Fall 2020 semester. LIS 4900 introduces the definitions, principles, and practices of data curation. Other included topics are the data curation life-cycle model and relevant technologies for data repositories. The course is ideal for the student who wishes to specialize in or maintains interest in digital content management. 

About Special Topics

The School of Library & Information Science is committed to offering varied learning opportunities for students. These courses are designed to present novel information and/or in-depth discussion on topics not found in standard catalog courses. Special topic courses are typically offered once, but they may also be courses that are in a "pilot" phase before being added to the catalog.

Note: Special topics require permission of the department. They may be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.


Dr. Seungwon Yang

About SLIS

The School of Library & Information Science, or SLIS, awards the Master in Library and Information Science, or MLIS, degree and Graduate Certificates in Archival Studies, Records and Information Management, and School Librarianship. SLIS also offers undergraduate minors in Digital Studies and Library Science, and a Communication-Intensive undergraduate general education course.

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About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree programs, enrolling more than 2,020 undergraduate and 879 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

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