Cataloging and Classification

Credits: 
3

The study of cataloging and classification systems with the primary emphasis on practical application of current standards and vocabularies such as Resource Description & Access (RDA), Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC21). The course examines the history and the principles of cataloging and classification, as well as current topics of concern within the cataloging profession. Students will catalog a variety of information resources and explore issues relevant to the material.

Offered in spring. Visit "Course Search" on MyDU to view course schedules.

Pre-Requisites: 
Course Number: 
LIS 730