LIS 2405 CATALOGING AND CLASSIFICATION

Description

Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
Theory, principles, and standards of descriptive and subject cataloging as currently practiced and conceptualized; emphasis on the changing information landscape. Focuses on analyzing systems and practices that respond to user needs, practically and ethically. Provides beginning level experience with bibliographic utilities, description, metadata and encoding schemes, choice of entry, construction of headings, authority control, Dewey and library of congress classification schemes, and library of congress subject headings.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad LG/SNC Basis
Course Requirements: PREQ: LIS 2005 or (2001 and 2002); PROG: School of Information Science or Sch Computing and Information