Information Law, Policy and Ethics

Description: This specialization introduces students to critical areas of law, policy, and ethics as they impact the LIS field and profession. Courses are designed to provide specialization in the area of sociomatics—with a focus on additional decision-making and analytical skills for information and technology-rich environments. The broader context of information issues is also developed with society at large.

Career opportunities: Chief Information Officer or other managerial positions, Government Compliance Officer, Legislative Specialist, Ethics Officer, Chief Privacy Officer, Chief Ethics Officer

Recommended Curriculum

465:  Legal Aspects of Information Products & Services
660:  Information Policy
661:  Ethics & the Information Society
738:  Legal Information Sources & Services
861:  Seminar in Intellectual Freedom
862:  Legal Issues for Library & Information Managers