Sep 18, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LIS 410 - Collection Development

Course covering the basic components of collection development and management. Topics to be explored will include selection, planning, budgeting and maintenance of library collections.

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 best practices in collection evaluation selection criteria to include and provide diverse literature, media, information systems, and information services.
  • Evaluate collections relevant to the educational, cultural, personal, recreational and informational needs of service population.
  • Analyze analysis selection policies and procedures to facilitate collection development that aligns with the institutional goals and objectives.
  • Evaluate collections for the purpose of selecting and deselecting resources.
  • Synthesize current research in reading advocacy, and reading acquisition and comprehension.
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