Not too easy. Not too difficult.
If you have to take IST 616, take it with Brian. The in person version is the best option, but if he has an online course, that works too. Seriously. Take Brian's.
I learned a lot about cataloging! If you're worried about the work load, don't be. There are only about four assignments, all with very well written directions. The final project can be a group project.
Hours per week:
Advice for students:
Do not miss a lecture. The book is awful, but the lecture are excellent. Also, ask Brian if you have a question. Just send him an email. He's very prompt with his responses, and not judgmental or anything.