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Lib 630 - Organizing and Managing Library Collections
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COURSE SYLLABUS DEPARTMENT Early Childhood and Elementary Education COURSE NUMBER I TITLE LIB 630 CREDIT HOURS 3 Classification and Cataloging II CATALOG DESCRIPTION Fundamental principles and methods for organizing resources both print and electronic through cataloging and classification and the application of these principles and procedures in a learning context Special emphasis on the Dewey Decimal System May include visits to school library media centers or other libraries for observations or to consult resources as required by course assignments III PURPOSE This course will introduce the student to practical and effective systems of information representation and organization including the basic principles and theoretical traditional bibliographic organizational schemes particularly the Dewey Decimal System and beyond to electronic resources including MARC records and the Internet IV COURSE OBJECTIVES Each of these objectives has been associated with corresponding Kentucky Experienced Teacher and ALA AASL NCATE Program Standards Upon completion of the course the student will be able to A Identify a broad range of knowledge representation models drawn from the fields of information science communication semiotics philosophy cognitive psychology and artificial intelligence KY Standards 2 4 ALA Standards 1 4 B Apply the basic principles of knowledge organization and representation to the indexing abstracting and classification of information in several media print and non print KY Standards 2 4 ALA Standards 1 4 C Demonstrate practical experience in applying the basic principles of knowledge organization and representation to the indexing abstracting and classification of information in several media print and non print KY Standards 24 ALA Standards 2 4 D Demonstrate the analysis of information resources for hypertext indexing KY Standards 2 4 ALA Standards 1 4 E Demonstrate an understanding of the function of subject analysis in indexing and classification KY Standards 3 6 8 10 ALA Standards 1 3 F Demonstrate an understanding of the development and application of controlled vocabularies and syndetic structures KY Standards 1 10 ALA Standards 1 4 G Recognize the major classification systems currently in use KY Standards 2 4 ALA Standards 1 4 H Demonstrate the application of the Dewey Decimal System to the classification of information in several media print and non print KY Standards 2 4 ALA Standards 1 4 1 V CONTENT OUTLINE 1 Introduction locating interpreting creating organizing and storing the record historical background 2 Overview of cataloging and the components of a basic cataloging system descriptive cataloging use of AACR2 5 Part I 3 Terminology components of a cataloging system descriptive cataloging concepts of description and constructing the catalog entry describing and recording descriptive elements 4 Choice of access points determination of bibliographic condition single personal corporate responsibility shared and mixed responsibility collections adaptations etc provision of access points cross references 5 Authority control systems classification systems Dewey Library of Congress 6 Introduction of subject analysis subject headings Sears Library of Congress Subject Headings 7 AC headings for children s materials MARC records and OCLC PRISM 8 Cataloging with copy cataloging with Cataloging in Publication CIP information cataloging with purchased downloaded copy 9 Cataloging non print materials 10 Cataloging routines trends and cataloging internet world wide web materials VI INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES Instructional activities will include lecture discussion independent study small group inquiry laboratory and media center experiences VII FIELD CLINICAL AND OR LABORATORY EXPERIENCES Laboratory experience will include hands on cataloging and classification of various media sources May include visits to school library media centers or other libraries for observations or to consult resources as required by course assignments VIII RESOURCES The course will include a website Blackboard that will offer additional information to students IX GRADING PROCEDURES Students will be evaluated on class participation contributions to the class and the quality of presentations papers and collaborative projects and tests The grading scale will be 91 100 A 81 90 B 71 80 C 61 70 D 0 60 F All papers will conform to styles recommended in the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers 6th ed 2003 Websites summarizing the style will be provided X ATTENDANCE POLICY This course adheres to the policy published in the current Murray State University Graduate Bulletin All students are expected to attend each assigned class meeting Missing scheduled class meetings may result in loss of grade points 2 XI ACADEMIC HONESTY POLICY This course adheres to the policy published in the current Murray State University Graduate Bulletin XII TEXTS AND REFERENCES Required Texts Dewey Melvil and J S Mitchell Abridged Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index 14th ed Albany NY Forest Press OCLC 2004 Gorman Michael Concise AACR2 1998 Revision Chicago American Library Association 1999 Intner Sheila S and Weihs Jean Standard Cataloging for School and Public Libraries Englewood CO Libraries Unlimited 2001 Miller Joseph Sears List of Subject Headings 18th ed New York H W Wilson 2004 Selected References Dewey Melvil and J S Mitchell Abridged Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index 12th ed Albany NY Forest Press 1990 Buckland Michael Information as Thing Journal of the American Society for Information Science 42 1991 351 360 Chan Lois M Subject Analysis Tools Online The Challenge Ahead Information Technology and Libraries 9 2 1990 258 262 Fidel Raya Writing Abstracts for Free Text Searching Journal of Documentation 42 1 1986 11 21 Gorman Michael G Anglo American Cataloging Rules 2nd ed Chacago American Library Association 1988 Iyer H Structural Models of Classification In Classificatory Structures Concepts Relations and Representation Frankfurt Indeks Verlag 1995 Krause M G Intellectual Problems of Indexing Picture Collections Audiovisual Librarian 14 1988 73 81 Lancaster F W Indexing Practice In Indexing and Abstracting in Theory and Practice Champaign IL University of Illinois Press 1991 19 40 Miller R E and J C Terwillegar Commonsense Cataloging A Cataloger s Manual 4th ed New York H W Wilson Sears List of Subject Headings 15th ed New York H W Wilson 1994 Wilson Patrick Some fundamental Concepts of


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