LM5020 - Cataloging and Classification
This course will introduce the principles of organization of information and information retrieval systems. Topics covered will include organization of print and non-print collections, Dewey Decimal Classification, Library of Congress Classification, Library of Congress and Sears Subject Headings, Anglo-American Cataloging Rules and MARC records. Emphasis will be placed on cataloging and classification of school library materials. Library automation systems and their management, copy cataloging, and trends in technology will also be covered.