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Library contexts and clients (lib) ( 6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: J Anderson

Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Past, present and likely future roles of libraries in society. The unit approaches the topic from two main viewpoints: library contexts (the social and business situations which support the creation and on-going funding of libraries), and library clients (people who are actual or potential users of libraries).

Assessment: Investigative report (2000 words): 30% + Project essay (2000 words): 30% + Examination: 40%.

Contact Hours: 3 hours per week

Prohibitions: IMS5019, IMS5020, IMS5022, LAR3671, LAR4653, LAR4671