This subject provides a broad overview of literature and other resources for children and young adults from a public librarian's perspective. This subject traces the development of literature and other resources paying particular attention to the technological, cultural and social influences that have shaped this development. A range of genres and formats are explored and attention given to new and emergent trends in reading and engagement with materials and formats. The role that public libraries and librarians play in these trends will be discussed. The subject also explores the role of the library in literacy development and promoting engagement with reading for pleasure and recreation.
School of Information Studies
Not available to students who have completed INF205 or INF442.
INF205 Paired Subject
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of INF521 in Session 1 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.