This course is an introduction to reference methods, literature searching and bibliographic techniques, evaluation and use of principal types of information as well as electronic resources for information searching. it covers the basic reference resources and materials for different library users.
This course explores school and academic libraries, examining their missions and purposes, their educational cultures, their principal constituents, their structural partnerships, their main functions, the ways they are organized, and variations among types of libraries. The course considers political, financial, intellectual, and human resources needed for effective operation.
This course is designed to introduce the theoretical and practical aspects of educational technology as bases for the design development, implementation and evaluation of instruction. Students are expected to acquire skills in integrating technology in various content areas. Course activities are focused on the design and development of ICT-based instructional plan.
The course is designed to give an introductory knowledge in formulating research proposals from conceptualization to methodologies and techniques in conducting scholarly investigation with useful application particularly to library science and librarianship.
A. Provides the theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of the profession, with emphasis on its practice in the Philippines. Overview of libraries and librarianship; historical development of libraries; types of libraries; library profession including Code of Ethics for Filipino Librarians; as well as laws and issuances related to Philippine Librarianship.
This course introduces
the basic concepts of indexing and abstracting. The principles, theories and
development of abstracts and indexes will be discussed along with how to do it.
The topics covered shall be in evaluating and creating abstracting/ indexing
records, writing and editing abstracts, assigning controlled vocabulary and
free index terms
This course is an introduction to computer-based
information tools that are fundamental for librarians and information
professionals. Includes concepts in information technology such as hardware and
software, networks, the Internet, trends, and issues of ICT in libraries.
This course is the fundamental element of library and information centers development. This gives emphasis on converting the process specifications from user requirements into logical system specifications using methodologies and tools for the analysis, design and development of the library and information science. Specifically, this course shall cover the following core topics, system characteristics, introduction to project management, and the different phases of software development methodologies and how these tools can be utilized to a specific type of library systems to solve real-life information problems.
This three unit course focuses on the elements of management and how
these are applied to the effective administration of different types of
libraries. Focus will be placed on two
major roles in the system, the person who is supervised as well as the manager
or supervisor. Examination of the
functions of planning, organization, staffing, directing, controlling and
reporting, as well as the theories of management and the effective use of these
in the academic library system.
This course provides an overview to archival theory and philosophy, archives principles and practices, and records management framework and approaches. The course aims to expand one’s general perspective on information science while also providing a holistic foundation, both in principles and praxis, to those individuals aspiring to pursue further studies and training in archiving and records management.
This course discusses a process-oriented view of
the flows of materials, information, products and services through and across
organizational functions. All organizations must carefully analyze and document
their business processes and must continuously assess the effectiveness of
these processes to minimize cost and maximize value creation. The course helps
students identify information-bearing events, assess and improve process
efficiency, learn to model and analyze business processes, and understand the
interactions between human behavior and process design. Hands-on, case-based
assignments allow students to practice some of the principles addressed.
This course provides an introduction to web
technologies, devices, standards, and structures promoting access to
collections and services, social interaction, and enhanced communication. It
will also cover technologies that are utilized by libraries, such as- digital
libraries, and institutional repositories. The course will introduce you to the
philosophy of openness in technological and intellectual property sense, and
topics of open source software (OSS), open access (OA), and open educational
resources (OER) will be covered.