LIBRARY SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICES


Library Science and Information Services - Dr. Aileen Helmick, Department Chair, Ellen Wickham, and Dr. Larry Dorrell.


The department offers two graduate degree programs and a course which meets general studies requirements. The department is active in consultative services to administrators, school library media specialists, and state department personnel regarding collections, services, and programming in the public school environment.

The department generated a total of 1,905 credit hours. Approximately 74% of those credit hours were generated at the lower undergraduate level to fulfill general studies requirements. Eleven students, compared with eight in the previous year, completed graduate degrees. The Department was notified of its NCATE/ALA approval.

Faculty members continued their high-profile visibility with attendance and presentations at state and national conferences and in consultant roles.