LIT203 - Cataloguing II

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Subject Title
Cataloguing II

Subject Description
Students continue to learn about the preparation of bibliographic records using RDA: Resource Description and Access and the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data. Empasis is on policy statements pertaining to RDA and the use of a cataloguing  system.

Credit Status
This is a credit subject 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. Use the RDA Toolkit.
2. Use RDA to record attributes for resources based on Library of Congress policy.
3. Use RDA to record relationships for resources based on Library of Congress policy.
4. Apply information found in personal name, name/title, and series authority records.
5. Use the MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data and ISBD to code attributes and relationships based on Library of Congress policy.
6. Search the Library of Congress catalogue for bibliographic records for copy cataloguing.
7. Identify RDA, AACR2 and hybrid bibliographic records.
8. Perform cataloguing in a library system.
9. 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 to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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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.