IS 565 Cataloging for School Libraries

This course will introduce the student to the principles, practices and standards for information representation and organization in school media centers. Course content will include an introduction to original cataloging of non-standard materials (such as realia and audiovisual materials), evaluation of bibliographic records, exposure to authority control and subject access systems with a special focus on the Dewey Decimal System and Sears Subject Headings. The course will also provide an overview and exploration of different library systems/OPACS.

Previously IS590CB.

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Summer 2020

    • IS590CBO - Cataloging for School Libs
      Tue, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
      Ruth Shasteen
      8 weeks
      Credit hours

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).