Sep 18, 2021
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.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- 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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