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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LIS 414 - Organization of Knowledge

This course provides an introduction to the organization of print and electronic resources. Topics to be covered include cataloging and classification of resources, use of controlled vocabularies, and intellectual access to those resources.

Co- or prerequisites: LIS 110 and LIS 201.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Synthesize the theories and accepted national standards for cataloging description and subject analysis.
  • Organize information using online bibliographic networks (such as OCLC and LC) and their data and other records.
  • Apply MARC format, Dublin Core and other metadata schema.
  • Appraise controlled and uncontrolled vocabulary access to information resources.
  • Evaluate the social and moral issues regarding equitable physical and intellectual access to information resources.
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