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IMS3617 - Information organisation

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Kerry Tanner


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


Standards governing description, distribution and access to information at the local and global levels, with respect to AACR2, subject headings lists, indexing and thesaurus construction, classification schemes, MARC and the Dublin Core metadata. The effects of economic, social and technological factors on the development of bibliographic networks and
cataloguing operations. The application and use of major bibliographic tools and utilities for organising records on a bibliographic network.


Open Book Examination: 3 hours (50%)
Three practical assignments (50%)

Contact hours

3 hours per week


36 credit points of 1st year units or equivalent


LAR3651, LAR4651, IMS5017