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Information organisation ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: K Tanner

Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2005 (OCL)

Synopsis: Standards governing description, distribution and access to information at the local and global levels, with respect to AACR2, subject headings lists, indexing and thesaurus construction, classification schemes, MARC and the Dublin Core metadata. The effects of economic, social and technological factors on the development of bibliographic networks and cataloguing operations. The application and use of major bibliographic tools and utilities for organising records on a bibliographic network.

Assessment: Open Book Examination: 3 hours (50%) Three practical assignments (50%)

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: 36 credit points of 1st year units or equivalent

Prohibitions: LAR3651, LAR4651, IMS5017