Information Processing: Spring 2012

Instructor:

Hemalata Iyer

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Spring 2012

Description:

An introduction to the principles and practices of bibliographic control, including cataloging and classification. A variety of methods, systems, and tools are used to illustrate the application of underlying principles in practical situations.

Required Textbook:

Chan, L. M. 2007. Cataloging and Classification: An Introduction, 3rd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/cci/images/603_Wed__SP12_Iyer.pdf

Information and Knowledge Organization: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Donghee Sinn

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

An introduction to fundamental concepts and theoretical principles of knowledge-organization models and techniques used to facilitate access to information resources. The emphasis in this course is on interdisciplinary ideas and concepts.

Required Textbook:

Taylor, A. G. and Joudrey, D. N. 2009. The Organization of Information, 3rd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/files/602_Sinn_Fa14.pdf

Advanced Cataloging: Fall 2013

Instructor:

Michael A. Chopey

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Fall 2013

Description:

Building on cataloging principles and rules taught in LIS 605, LIS 606 introduces students to the rules, principles, and practices of authority control in library catalogs, reference structure, choice of access points in the bibliographic record, form of access points, MARC authority record construction, cataloging of various non-book formats including electronic formats, and cataloging of continuing resources. Continues (from 605) the study of Functional Requirements of Bibliographic Records (FRBR), descriptive cataloging using RDA (Resource Description & Access), MARC bibliographic format, Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and Library of Congress Classification (LCC).

Required Textbook:

Furrie, B. 2003. Understanding MARC bibliographic: machine-readable cataloging, 7th ed. Available online.
Library of Congress. 2003. Network Development and MARC Standards Office. Understanding MARC authority records: machine-readable cataloging. Available online.
OCLC bibliographic formats and standards. Available online.
MARC bibliographic format. Available online.
OCLC authorities userguide. Available online.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www2.hawaii.edu/~chopey/606sylla.htm

Basic Cataloging and Classification: Summer 2009

Instructor:

Ruth Horie

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Summer 2009

Description:

Introductory cataloging and classification covering Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, Revised (AACR2), Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal classification systems, LC Subject Headings, Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC), and use of OCLC.

Required Textbook:

American Library Association. Anglo-American Cataloging Rules.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/605_horie_SS09.pdf

Organization of Information Resources: Spring 2008

Instructor:

Michael Crandall

School:

University of Washington

Semester:

Spring 2008

Description:

Introduction to issues in organization of information and information objects including: analysis of intellectual and physical characteristics of information objects, use of metadata and metadata standards for information systems, technological frameworks supporting implementation of metadata standards and taxonomies.

Required Textbook:

Taylor, A. G. 2004. The Organization of Information, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://courses.washington.edu/imt530b/syllabus.doc

Advanced Cataloging and Classification: Spring 2012

Instructor:

Josephine Sche

School:

Southern Connecticut

Semester:

Spring 2012

Description:

Cataloging of special library materials; new concepts of descriptive and subject cataloging; role of cataloging in public and technical services; metadata and cataloging of digital collection. Issues of name and subject authority control.

Required Textbook:

Taylor, A. G., Joudrey, D. N. 2009. The Organization of Information, 3rd ed.
Itner, S. S., Lazinger, S. S., Weihs. J., 2006. Metadata and Its Impact on Libraries.
Weber, M. B., Austin, F. A. 2011. Describing Electronic, Digital, and Other Media Using AACR2 and RDA: a how to do it manual.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.southernct.edu/ils/uploads/textWidget/wysiwyg/documents/ILS_606-S70-Syllabus-Spring_2012-Sche_Josephine.docx