Collection Development and Management: Fall 2011

Instructor:

Donghee Sinn

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Fall 2011

Description:

This course is a survey of theoretical and practical aspects of the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and management of resources to meet the information needs of clientele in libraries and other institutional environments. The course covers a variety of related issues, including analysis of information needs, criteria for selection, publishing trends, electronic access, resource sharing, outsourcing, collection use evaluation, and useful resources for collection development.

Required Textbook:

Evans, G. E. 2005. Developing Library and Information Center Collections.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/cci/images/IIST606_Fall_2011.pdf

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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