LIBR 2315: Media and Electronic Materials

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Students explore the topics relating to media and electronic materials in libraries, including how to select, acquire, process, maintain, and circulate materials. Issues pertaining to the selection of appropriate equipment and production of training and promotional materials are addressed. Students learn and practice cataloguing of media and electronic formats using current library standards. Issues in cataloguing, developments in cataloguing standards, and the challenges of new and changing formats are also considered.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Diplomas in Library and Information Technology, Library and Information Technology (Flexible Participation Option), and Library and Information Technology (BBA Transfer Option).

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C" grade in LIBR 2418. This must be taken within the last three years.

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