Cataloging and Classifying the Collection in a School Library

3 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Guam Department of Education Participants Only 

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.

Course Details

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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What You Will Learn

  • Understand and apply the principles of cataloging and classifying within a bibliographic system
  • Develop knowledge in an integrated library system


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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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