LISC 21013

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Type / Status : Core

Course Code : LISC E21013

Title : Bibliographic Control: Cataloguing

Learning outcome : By the end of this course unit the students will be able to demonstrate and apply basic knowledge on all aspects of cataloguing enabling them to engage in practical cataloguing in the next course unit.

Course content :

Introduction to bibliographic control; Library catalogue: Objectives, purpose and functions. Physical forms and types of catalogues Development of cataloguing codes with special reference to Anglo-American tradition. Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd edition and revisions. Bibliographic description. Access points. Kinds of entries. Filing of entries; filing rules. Subject cataloguing; Use of subject headings using LCSH and Sears List


Method of Teaching and Learning : Lectures, Presentations, Practical sessions

Assessment : Written examination, assignments, practical sessions and presentations.

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