Saturday, October 6, 2012

Online classes - Libraries

Registration for Library Science eCourses Available through October 15th Northern Kentucky University’s 21st Century Library Career Building Series To register for any of these courses, navigate to and select Library Science now! Reference & Information Services 3 CEU Credits, Oct 15 – Dec 7, 2012 Registration Fee $380 · Maximize your use of reference sources · Develop profession-level web searching techniques · Construct effective conceptual models for satisfying your users’ information needs · Gain experience with flexible communication styles to negotiate successful reference interviews · Build a framework for maintaining awareness of new developments in reference sources and services Library Access Services 3 CEU Credits, Oct 15 – Dec 7, 2012 Registration Fee $380 · Investigate new technologies for print and electronic collection management and maintenance · Explore expanding options for resource sharing and document delivery · Understand library staff responsibility for protecting user privacy and ensuring copyright compliance · Learn best practices for ensuring security of people, equipment, and collections in libraries · Survey outstanding programs for expanding community use of library facilities Cataloging & Classification 3 CEU Credits, Oct 15 – Dec 7, 2012 Registration Fee $380 Become familiar with state-of-the-art bibliographic utilities Be introduced to professional standards for descriptive and subject cataloging of both print and electronic materials Explore structural organization of subject heading tools Gain hands-on experience with AACR2R cataloging rules and MARC record content fields Reflect upon trends for expanding library catalogs in response to user needs For more information or to register, visit Or via email, contact for additional information