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Library and Information Technology
Course Description
LIBR-1045   Collection Development and Acquisitions  
Learn the basic techniques in collection development, community analysis, needs assessment and collection development policy. You will learn selection, verification, ordering and receiving procedures for books, serials, French and foreign language materials, pamphlets and government publications. Acquisitions procedures for handling gifts and exchanges and weeding are also covered. You will learn to create and maintain vertical files. You will examine the organization and function of the acquisitions department and its automation.
Prerequisites:
LIBR-1026 and LIBR-1043

Class Availability

Beginning September 1, 2018: students enrolling in Online Education courses will be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus stores or online. To review booklists and purchase textbooks, please visit bookstore.rrc.ca.

Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.


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2019 Winter Term - Distance Education
LIBR-1045 Collection Development and Acquisitions
  Location: Online
  • Dates
  • Delivery
  • Instructor
  • Section
  • Cost
  •  Jan 10, 19 - Mar 28, 19
  • LN
  • TBA
  • 178101
  • $465


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