The focus of this course is on the principles, rules, and practices of cataloging and classifying print and non-print formats in a school library from acquisition to circulation. It include the application and construction elements of a bibliographic system using Library of Congress Classification, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) format, and Resource Description and Access to include principle and practice of authority control for names and titles, tagging, formatting of data, and the influences of technology.
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for school librarians.
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