UMA Library and Information Services Program

 

Curriculum Mapping Matrix Instructor Name:  ญญญญญญ_______________________

 

Course:  LIB _____________        Title:_________________________________

 

Program Objective

Topic Covered?

How Assessed

Explanation

Graduates with a degree in Library and Information Services will be expected to

A. Have demonstrated in coursework and the practicum and/or internship competencies appropriate to a library assistant or associate position

 

1  Selecting and acquiring resources:

 

a)  Reads and evaluates reviews

 

 

 

 

b)     Evaluates resources for possible acquisition

 

 

 

 

c)     Recommends materials, both print and electronic, for selection

 

 

 

 

d)     Continually reviews collection, evaluating old or infrequently used materials

 

 

 

 

e)     Participates in materials selection for one or more subject fields

 

 

 

 

f)     Selects books for special collections

 

 

 

 

g)     Assists in revising listings

 

 

 

 

h)     Assists in adding copies of volumes to update collections and file systems

 

 

 

 

i)      Prepares lists of resources, both print and electronic for likely selection and acquisition

 

 

 

 

j)      Searches resource lists both in print and online and identifies and describes publications

 

 

 

 

k)     Reviews resources in print, electronic or multimedia formats for acquisitions that meet the needs of the library or information service and its patrons

 

 

 

Assessment codes:  G=group project  H=homework assignments   Q=quiz 
M=midterm test/exam  F=final exam  P=paper
T=term paper/project (individual)


 

Program Objective

Topic Covered?

How Assessed

Explanation

Graduates with a degree in Library and Information Services will be expected to

A. Have demonstrated in coursework and the practicum and/or internship competencies appropriate to a library assistant or associate position

 

2  Organizing resources:

 

a)     Performs basic copy cataloging tasks, using appropriate software

 

 

 

 

b)     Monitors and suggests corrections to the library catalog and/or website

 

 

 

 

c)     Inputs and revises bibliographic and holdings records to international and local database

 

 

 

 

d)     Revises catalog copy, using appropriate software

 

 

 

 

e)     Inputs original catalog data, provided by Cataloging Department, into international database, using appropriate software

 

 

 

 

f)     Performs basic original cataloging, using appropriate software

 

 

 

 

g)     Develops search strategies and performs bibliographic searches (e.g., checks local and international sources to verify cataloging form, availability, etc.)

 

 

 

 

h)     Retrieves and transfers (i.e., downloads) bibliographic records from international to local database

 

 

 

Assessment codes:  G=group project  H=homework assignments   Q=quiz 
M=midterm test/exam  F=final exam  P=paper
T=term paper/project (individual)

 


 

Program Objective

Topic Covered?

How Assessed

Explanation

Graduates with a degree in Library and Information Services will be expected to

A. Have demonstrated in coursework and the practicum and/or internship competencies appropriate to a library assistant or associate position

 

3  Disseminating resources:

 

a)     Performs routine circulation tasks required to serve public

 

 

 

 

b)     Assists patrons with inquiries regarding availability and status of items in collections

 

 

 

 

c)     Refers circulation problems to senior staff members

 

 

 

 

d)     Responds to inquiries concerning status of requests (e.g., interlibrary loan, document delivery, reserves, etc.)

 

 

 

 

e)     Searches online sources to verify and locate materials working from internal or external interlibrary loan requests;  may contact patrons to verify requests and clarify information

 

 

 

 

f)     Plans and prepares displays, bulletin boards, bibliographies, and webliographies

 

 

 

 

g)     Assists patrons on the selection, organization and interpretation of resources, both print and electronic

 

 

 

 

h)     Answers basic reference questions in person, by telephone or through electronic communication

 

 

 

 

i)      Carries out the research required to answer basic reference questions, including searching bibliographic databases and internet search engines

 

 

 

 

j)      Assists library patrons in locating information and information resources by searching basic reference sources in print and electronic formats

 

 

 

 

k)     Provides individualized reference, referral and advisory services in person, by telephone and through electronic communication to patrons of all ages and abilities

 

 

 

 

l)      Responds to all inquiries, explaining library policies and procedures to patrons

 

 

 

 

m)    Refers complex questions and problems to senior staff members

 

 

 

 

 

Program Objective

Topic Covered?

How Assessed

Explanation

Graduates with a degree in Library and Information Services will be expected to

A. Have demonstrated in coursework and the practicum and/or internship competencies appropriate to a library assistant or associate position

 

4  Facilitating learning:

 

a)     Provides instruction and assistance one on one in effective research methods using print, electronic and on-line resources

 

 

 

 

b)     Instructs patrons in interpreting search results and evaluating informational content

 

 

 

 

c)     Conducts basic education and training of patrons and patron groups

 

 

 

 

d)     Participates in literacy programs

 

 

 

 

Assessment codes:  G=group project  H=homework assignments   Q=quiz 
M=midterm test/exam  F=final exam  P=paper
T=term paper/project (individual)

 


 

Program Objective

Topic Covered?

How Assessed

Explanation

Graduates with a degree in Library and Information Services will be expected to
A. Have demonstrated in coursework and the practicum and/or internship competencies appropriate to a library assistant or associate position

 

5  Managing Information and Library Services:

 

a)     Participates in administration of the library or information services

 

 

 

 

b)     Plans and presents programs for children and adults

 

 

 

 

c)     Attends professional meetings, pertinent workshops and serves on system-wide and professional committees

 

 

 

 

d)     Participates in planning and providing services to special populations

 

 

 

 

e)     Compiles statistics and reports as requested

 

 

 

 

f)     Orders supplies needed for daily operation of unit as requested

 

 

 

 

g)     Participates in maintenance of commercial and in-house collection preservation operations

 

 

 

 

h)     Assists in maintenance of network systems

 

 

 

 

i)      Supervises classified, student, or temporary employees engaged in routine library activities

 

 

 

 

j)      Assists in planning and directing the work activities of employees; assigning and monitoring work duties and responsibilities; establishing and modifying work methods, schedules, and priorities

 

 

 

 

k)     Assists in interviewing job applicants and conducting performance evaluations of classified employees

 

 

 

 

l)      Assists in recommending formal personnel actions for assigned employees and initiating appropriate action to implement recommendations

 

 

 

 

m)    Assists in communicating and enforcing policies and procedures; resolving problems; addressing employee concerns and complaints and adjusting grievances

 

 

 

 

n)     Assists in ensuring appropriate training of staff; identifying training needs; developing and implementing training activities

 

 

 

 

Program Objective

Topic Covered?

How Assessed

Explanation

Graduates with a degree in Library and Information Services will be expected to

B. Attained through courses and electives the necessary academic prerequisites and subject knowledge for continuation to an upper level or graduate degree program.

 

a)     Displays an appreciation of the historical development of library and information services

 

 

 

 

b)     Reveals knowledge of some of the most important figures in the development of library and information services, such as Melvil Dewey, S. R. Ranganathan, Jesse Shera, etc.

 

 

 

 

c)     Demonstrates study skills appropriate to continuing personal and professional development

 

 

 

 

d)     Demonstrates appropriate communication skills, both oral and in writing, in presentations, class discussions and interviews

 

 

 

 

Assessment codes:  G=group project  H=homework assignments   Q=quiz 
M=midterm test/exam  F=final exam  P=paper
T=term paper/project (individual)