IS 511 Bibliography

Covers enumerative bibliography, the practices of compiling lists; analytical bibliography, the design, production, and handling of books as physical objects; and historical bibliography, the history of books and other library materials, from the invention of printing to the present.

Learning objectives

  • To introduce the world of bibliography in its main branches
  • To present information about the usefulness of this discipline to librarians and archivists, collectors and scholars, booksellers and others
  • To show how bibliographies are compiled

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Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).