Description: Lecture, three and one half hours. Introduction to computer programming and survey of foundational computer science topics, including boolean logic, computer architecture, operating systems, algorithms, networks, and databases. Focus on practical skills for manipulating library and archive metadata, such as searching, sorting, regular expressions, writing database queries, calling application program interface (API), and handling multiple serialization formats (XML, JSON, CSV, Excel). Emphasis on working with standard metadata encodings, such as MARC and EAD. Letter grading.