Undergraduate Level Courses 

LIS 4776 Advanced Health Informatics 

  • This course builds and extends the foundations presented in the first health informatics course while introducing practical solutions for the health IT professional. Students will apply IT knowledge to address real-life problems in the medical community. The course provides students with a solid practical skill set to enter the health industry.
  • 2016 Spring Course Information: https://canvas.instructure.com/courses/993048/

LIS 4785 Introduction to Health Informatics

  • This course presents how theory and practice in health care, strategy, information technology, communications, and law are integrated in the management and delivery of health care in various situations. The course focuses on the emerging specialization in the health-care industry that combines expertise in health care, information technology, and information management.
  • 2015 Fall Course Information: https://canvas.instructure.com/courses/960557


Graduate Level Courses 

LIS 5008 Advanced Online Searching

    • The course presents the latest tools, resources, and techniques of searching online database systems (such as DialogWeb and Lexis/Nexis), various Web search tools (such as search engines, directories, and meta-search tools), and methods of delivering search results to clients.

LIS 5472 Digital Libraries

    • This course addresses conceptual, practical, and technical issues, problems and approaches to digital libraries. The course offers a comprehensive overview of digital libraries, beginning with the issues in design, management and evaluation of digital libraries, such as: collection management and digitization; knowledge representation; access and user interfaces; archiving and digital preservation; and evaluation. The research literature addressing digital library development will also be discussed.
    • 2016 Spring Syllabus: https://canvas.instructure.com/courses/993009

LIS 5786 Introduction to Information Architecture

    • This course provides instruction and learning experiences in user-centered design of information spaces, especially web sites. The entire Information Architecture process from learning the user’s needs through organizing the information to be presented to specifying the final design parameters is covered. The result will be a technical solution to a specific information system need that takes into account its social and organizational context.