Two courses. Six credit hours. Eight weeks of online classes. Sixteen days abroad.
As of February 26, 2020, the IFLA Committee was moving forward with plans for conference. More information can be found on their web page: https://2020.ifla.org/information-on-covid-19/.
The University of Missouri is also actively monitoring the situation with COVID-19 outbreaks, and has canceled some Spring Break trips and study abroad sessions. As yet, travel to Ireland is not restricted. More information can be found at https://mualert.missouri.edu/coronavirus/
ISLT 9410, Libraries in Ireland & Northern Ireland (3 credits)
Learn about Dublin, Belfast, and Derry/Londonderry. The class will meet online for four weeks prior to class, during which time you will read about the libraries, culture, and history of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The trip will bring your readings to life, as we tour libraries and important cultural and historical sites. Nightly discussions and optional fun cultural events will round out this educational experience.
ISLT 9448, International Libraries in Context (3 credits)
Join the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Conference (WLIC) in Dublin, Ireland, August 15-21, 2020. The conference features hundreds of librarians from a variety of countries and contexts. Make international connections and study global issues in library and information science.
About IFLA-WLIC 2020: https://2020.ifla.org
The University is still finalizing cost estimates, and cost is subject to change. Below we present a very rough estimate, based only on the IFLA portion of the SISLT Ireland Experience.
PAID TO MU
- Program Fee (includes housing & metro passes): $541
- Tuition (3 credit hours): $1,158
- Mandatory Fees: $426
- Mandatory Insurance: $40
PAID ON YOUR OWN
- Conference Registration: USD $235
- Airfare (estimated RT from St. Louis): $1000
- Meals: $500
- Personal Expenses: $300