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LIT250 - Placement and Work Skills
This subject prepares students for their field placements and introduces the library workplace. Behaviours and attitudes are stressed. Activities for finding and applying for employment in libraries are begun. Resumes, interviews and cover letters are reviewed with a resume for the first field placement being prepared. Also included in this subject are customer service and special audiences in libraries.
LIT302 - Cataloguing III
Students develop skills using the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), and the Library of Congress Classification (LCC).
LIT304 - Acquiring Library Materials II
This subject continues the practices used by libraries when acquiring materials for their patrons. The focus is on acquiring electronic resources and performing interlibrary loans.
LIT306 - Reference Resources II
Students continue to select and use resources for responding to reference requests. Their learning is focused on legal and health resources, as well as other subject areas.
LIT314 - Library Software
This subject concentrates on the vendors, systems and products used by libraries and the selection of them. Students also learn more about the design of databases.
LIT316 - Reference Process
Students learn to perform reference. Some of the numerous activities performed by the students include conducting reference interviews, and producing bibliographies and other tools to assist library users.
FPL280 - Field Placement I for Library and Information Technicians
Students are required to complete field placement to apply the theory and skills they have learned in semesters one and two and to gain work experience. A typing speed of 30 w.p.m. (net) is required.