LIT103 - Cataloguing I

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Subject Title
Cataloguing I

Subject Description
This subject introduces the descriptive cataloguing process and standards.  Students begin to learn about the preparation of bibliographic records using RDA: Resource Description and Access, ISBD, and the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.  The focus is on the core elements for print monographs and authority control of personal names.

Credit Status
This is a credit subject applicable towards the Library and Information Technician Diploma Program offered through the School of Legal, Public and Office Administration.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Describe cataloguing.

2. Describe the FRBR model and how it relates to RDA.

3. Use RDA to record core elements for resource description and access of print monographs.

4. Apply information found in name authority records.

5. Use ISBD specifications to formulate resource descriptions.

6. Describe MARC 21.

7. Code resource descriptions and access points using the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data.

8. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments and perform tests and in-class assignments as scheduled.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.