IS 507 Introduction to Bibliographic Metadata

Introduction to basic principles and concepts of descriptive and subject cataloging in the context of information service needs for various user communities. Explores principles, structures, standards, technologies and practices relating to organizing and creating access to print and non-print media. Includes coverage of subject analysis and descriptive practices. Introduces controlled vocabularies.

Learning objectives

  • Understand standards, purposes, values and applications of bibliographic metadata
  • Apply and analyze basic principles, concepts, and structures of bibliographic metadata
  • Create basic bibliographic metadata, utilizing subject analysis and descriptive practices and professional tools

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Summer 2020

    • IS507AO
      Fri, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      Online
      Prerequisite: IS 501 or concurrent enrollment in IS 501 and IS 507.
      Instructor
      Inkyung Choi
      CRN
      39559
      Length
      8 weeks
  • Spring 2020

    • IS507A
      Mon, 2:00 pm - 4:50 pm
      Room 12A
      On-Campus
      Instructor
      Inkyung Choi
      CRN
      67791
      Length
      16 weeks
    • IS507AO
      Mon, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Steven Oberg
      CRN
      67499
      Length
      16 weeks
  • Fall 2019

    • IS507AO2
      Wed, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Elizabeth Shoemaker
      CRN
      68976
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
    • IS507AO
      Tue, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Robert Bothmann
      CRN
      68974
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
  • Summer 2019

    • IS507AO
      Wed, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      Prerequisite: IS 501 or concurrent enrollment in IS 501 and IS 507.
      Instructor
      Elizabeth Shoemaker
      CRN
      39559
      Length
      12 weeks

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).