LISC 12042

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Type / Status : Core

Course Code : LISC E12042

Title : Collection Development, Processing and Maintenance

Learning outcome : By the end of this course unit the students will be able to demonstrate and apply theoretical as well as practical knowledge of all basic procedures and activities related to collection development and maintenance in libraries and information centers.

Course content:

Library materials: Types and nature. Collection development policy: criteria, components Selection process of library materials and information. Acquisition process. Processing of library materials and information. Circulation process. Maintenance of the collection: stock taking, weeding. Conservation and preservation including bookbinding

Method of Teaching and Learning : Lectures, Presentations, Practical training in a library

Assessment : Written examination, assignments, practical sessions and presentations

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015 09:31