Course Description

LIS 9200B-650 (Winter 2022)   Descriptive Cataloguing Theory and Practice

Instructor: G. Campbell

Course Description
This course covers rules and encoding for description and access points as presented in AACR2 and MARC. Students create descriptions of items such as serials, sound and video recordings, realia, computer files, maps, websites, etc. Lectures cover topics such as Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records, OPAC design, and metadata.

Course Syllabi for LIS 9200B-650 (Winter 2022)
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Prerequisites: MLIS 9002

0.5 course

Program Content Areas
Information Organization, Curation and Access

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of readings, assignments, and class participation, students will be able to:
1. Create bibliographic descriptions in a library environment for materials in various media, using the most current cataloguing and encoding standards (PLLO 6);

<2. Comprehend the relationship of bibliographic description to modern metadata environments, both within and beyond traditional library settings (PLLO 4);

MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives