PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS LIBIP-DP Library and Information Technology

Courses and Descriptions

LIBR-1045Collection Development and Acquisitions
RPL

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.

Other Information

Recommended prerequisites:
LIBR-1003 Cataloguing: Library of Congress
LIBR-2003 Cataloguing: Dewey Decimal System

Prerequisites

Textbooks and Booklists

Students enrolling in Part-Time and Online Education courses may be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus Store locations or online at 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.

Note: Courses requiring a textbook will show "TR" in the Delivery field.

Course Dates and Fees

2023 Winter Term - Distance Education
LIBR-1045 Collection Development and Acquisitions
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Jan 09, 23 - Apr 24, 23TBA233664$519
Location: Online
Dates
Jan 09, 23 - Apr 24, 23
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
233664
Cost
$519
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