LIT204 - Acquiring Library Materials I
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Acquiring Library Materials I
This subject introduces the practices used by libraries when acquiring print materials for their collections. The focus is on buying books, subscribing to serials and acquiring government documents.
This is a credit subject towards the Library and Information Technician Diploma program offered through the School of Legal and Public Administration and the Faculty of Continuing Eduction.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Complete record keeping for acquisitions.
2. Maintain fund accounts.
3. Use standard acquisitions tools.
4. Choose appropriate vendors for purchase orders.
5. Solve receipt and payment problems.
6. Check-in and route serials.
7. Order Canadian and Ontario government publications.
8. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments and perform tests and in-class assignments as scheduled.
1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken, visual forms that fulfills the purpose and the needs of the audience.
2. Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
3. Execute mathematical operations accurately.
4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
6. Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
7. Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
8. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
9. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.
Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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