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Table 2.9 Essential and recommended courses for MLS career paths

  Academic Public Reference Bib. Instruction Children/ YA Coll Dev & Mgmt Catalog / Tech Serv Systems / Automation Gov Docs Law
S401 Computer-based Information Tools R R R R R R R R R R
S501 Reference R R R R R R R R R R
S502 Collection Development and Management R R R R R R R R R R
S503 Organization and Representation R or S504   R or S504 R or S504 R or S504 R or S504 R   R or S504 R or S504
S504 Cataloging R or S503 R R or S503 R or S503 R or S503 R or S503 R R R or S503 R or S503
S505 Evaluation of Resources and Services R R R or S506 R or S506 R or S506 R   R or S506   R or S506
S506 Introduction to Research R   R or S505 R or S505 R or S505   R R or S505 R R or S505
S525 Government Information rec.               R R
S532 Information Architecture for the Web rec. rec.   R     R R    
S533 Online Searching R rec. R R            
S541 Information Policy rec.               R  
S542 International Information Issues                 R  
S550 Perspectives on Librarianship rec. rec.                
S554 Library Systems   rec.         R R    
S573 Education of Information Users R rec. R R            
S605 Internship in Library and Information Science             R      
S621 Audio and Video Sources R rec.                
S640 Seminar in Intellectual Freedom rec. rec.               rec.
S653 Health Sciences Librarianship rec.                  
S654 Law Librarianship rec.               R R
Other S511 Database Design (rec.)       S571 Materials for Youth S572 Youth Services Workshop: Storytelling S671 School Media S629 Topics in Information Sources and Services S531 Subject Access Systems S633 Indexing S652 Digital Libraries   S526 Business Informaton