IS 585 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.

Previously IS507.

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

  • Fall 2020

    • IS585AC - Bibliographic Metadata
      Mon, 1:00 pm - 3:50 pm
      On-Campus
      Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Inkyung Choi
      CRN
      68412
      Length
      16 weeks
    • IS585AO - Bibliographic Metadata
      Tue, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
      Online
      Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Robert Bothmann
      CRN
      70377
      Length
      16 weeks
  • Summer 2020

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

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).