Again I'm passing on Danny Joudrey's reply. --Arlene
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 20:50:07 -0400
From: Daniel N Joudrey <[log in to unmask]>
Yes, I did look at the number of Tech Svcs classes. Fourteen schools are
offering tech svcs classes (up from 11). This number could be higher if I
didn't recognize the names some schools use to describe this type of
course. While I tried to be diligent in digging out the org/cat/tech svcs
classes, LIS schools are VERY creative in how they label things.
On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Dr. Sherry L. Vellucci wrote:
> When I was at Columbia, Arlene taught a course on Technical Services. That
> is where she covered most of the management aspects of cataloging
> departments, including vendor systems, RPFs, and building a department
> from scratch. That took an entire semester and was packed with content.
> Danny, does your research include TS courses?
> My Metadata course also covers metadata project management including
> workflow and our Digital Libraries course covers all the aspects of the DL
> planning process. When I did my curriculum study (many moons ago), I noted
> that in order to cover all the aspects of cataloging and catalog
> department (many of which are changing names to Metadata Services
> Departments) management, we had to look at the overall curriculum and
> adopt a more integrated approach. I think that is more important than ever
> now. I frequently hear from students how different aspects of IO fall into
> place when they take other courses and they begin to see the broader