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EDUCAT  September 2004

EDUCAT September 2004

Subject:

Re: Call for participation: Technical Services Ed. SIG

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Kyung-Sun Kim <[log in to unmask]>

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Discussion List for issues related to cataloging & metadata education & training <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Wed, 15 Sep 2004 08:20:23 -0500

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University of Wisconsin-Madison also requires a cataloging
course.


On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 08:31:14 -0400
  Orvin Shiflett <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>You can add The University of North Carolina at
>Greensboro to the list
>of schools requiring a cataloging course too. It is a
>required core
>course in the MLIS program sailing under the "Organizing
>Library
>Collections" flag. At least we have the "L" word in it.
>
>Best,
>Lee
>
>
>Sylvia D. Hall-Ellis wrote:
>
>
>>Dear Melanie,
>>
>>Sorry for the delay in responding. I have been sick for
>>the last week
>>or so...but am back on the "active" list.
>>
>>I checked and found that indeed SUNY-Buffalo is on the
>>list. Here's the
>>list:
>>University of Hawaii, University of Southern Mississippi,
>>University of
>>Missouri-Columbia, State University of New York-Buffalo,
>>University of
>>North Carolina-Greensboro, and University of
>>Pennsylvania-Clarion.
>>
>>Hope this helps!
>>Sylvia
>>
>>
>>Melanie A Kimball wrote:
>>
>>
>>>I look forward to reading this report. Clearly it's very
>>>improtant for
>>>all of us who teach cataloging. I am curious as to
>>>whether the six
>>>programs were self-identified or if you got the
>>>information in another
>>>way, say off the website for each program. For instance,
>>>our program
>>>requires cataloging for all our students,
>>>but we call it "Organization and Control of Recorded
>>>Information I" so
>>it
>>>might not be immediately apparant that it includes basic
>>>cataloging and
>>>classification. I am very curious to know whether we
>>>were included in
>>>that list of six schools and also would love to know
>>>which schools (in
>>>addition to us) still require cataloging. Could you list
>>>them or is
>>that
>>>confidential?
>>>
>>>Thanks!
>>>Melanie
>>>
>>>************************************************************************
>>*******
>>>Melanie A. Kimball, Assistant Professor
>>>Department of Library and Information Studies
>>>School of Informatics
>>>University at Buffalo, State University of New York
>>>534 Baldy Hall
>>>Buffalo, New York 14260-1020
>>>Phone: (716) 645-2412, Ext. 1221
>>>
>>>On Mon, 30 Aug 2004, Sylvia D. Hall-Ellis wrote:
>>>
>>>> Dear Fellow Educaters,
>>>>
>>>> Great and timely topic, Ingrid!
>>>> Late last year I completed a content analysis of
>>>>employers'
>>>> expectations (among a national sample) for entry-level
>>>>catalogers.
>>>> Results will be published next year in CCQ. However, one
>>>>finding
>>>> reveals the high number of employers who expect new LIS
>>>>graduates to
>>>> have familiarity and experience handling electronic
>>>>resources. The
>>>> challenge is to prepare these students in an environment
>>>>with only 6
>>>> accredited programs requiring a cataloging course of all
>>>>students.
>>>> I'm willing to share if anyone is interested.
>>>>
>>>> Cordially,
>>>> Sylvia
>>>>
>>>> ***************************
>>>> Sylvia Hall-Ellis, Ph.D.
>>>> Library and Information Science Program
>>>> College of Education
>>>> University of Denver
>>>> Denver, Colorado 80208
>>>>