Resource Description & Access
Pigeonhole data resources for storage in libraries and information centres. Get to grips with organisational and retrieval techniques. Become familiar with subject schemes. Put theory into practice and follow systems that meet global standards.
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- 30 Aug 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- articulate an understanding of library indexing tools and practice
- use international metadata standards to create library-focused information products in a digital environment
- identify appropriate uses of library metadata within given contexts
- analyse information objects to derive aboutness.
- Students will be provided with a list of topics in their Unit Outline.
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
Application of information theories, principles and technology in resource description and access in libraries and information centres. Development of skills in resource description and access through the use of classification and subject schemes.
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- Test (15%)
- Exercise (45%)
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