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IS 590 BCO - Advanced Problems in IS - Rare Book Cataloging

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Variety of newly developed and special topics courses on different aspects of the information sciences intended to augment the existing curriculum, offered as sections of IS 590. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. 1 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated. Class Schedule Information: Class materials fee or field trip fee may be required.

Special Instructions:

Introduction to the cataloging of books from the hand-press period using the standards outlined by Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (Books). Exploration of concepts particular to rare books such as bibliographic format, edition, issue, and state. Application of controlled vocabularies/thesauri in a rare books context. Practical, hands-on experience cataloging rare books. Course assumes student will have a strong understanding of regular monographic cataloging and relevant sections of AACR2 (i.e., material covered in IS 507)

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 2 hr

Term(s): Summer


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