LISC 12032

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Type / Status : Core

Course Code : LISC E12032

Title : Libraries and Their Services

Learning outcome : By the end of this course unit the students will be able to distinguish

and express the differences between various types of libraries, information and documentation centers, archives and the services offered by them. They also will be able to analyze the issues related to book trade and publishing.

Course content:

Types of libraries and their services: Types: National, Academic, Special, Public, School, Virtual. Information / Documentation centers and their services including databases. Archives and their services. Library building and equipment including standards. Book trade, publishing, copyright, reprography. Issues related to book trade in Sri Lanka. Resource sharing and library cooperation

Method of Teaching and Learning : Lectures, group discussions and Presentations

Assessment : Written examination, assignments and presentations

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015 09:32