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Library and Information Science 502: Libraries, Information and Society (Weech)   Tags: library_and_information_science, library_science, tracking_assignment, tracking_paper  

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Using this Guide for the LIS 502 Policy Tracking Paper

This guide provides information for students enrolled in Terry Weech's sections of LIS 502, especially with the Policy Tracking assignment. For this assignment, you will be working with a particular policy issue in LIS (either one of the suggested topics or a topic negotiated with the instructor).

Use the following sections of this guide as you pursue your research:

  1. Use News Sources and LIS and Other Organizations to identify key current topics and debates, and stay up to date on recent developments.
  2. Search for research and trade journal articles and books relevant to your topic.
  3. Find Law and Legislative Information, including administrative, legislative, and case (judicial) law.
  4. Use services that allow you to set alerts when new news or research articles appear about your topic,
  5. Use guides and tools to cite sources appropriately.

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