Imd252 Course Info

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Imd252 Course Info

  1. 1. IMD 252 Digital Resource Centre Abu Bakar Haji Suleiman Room No. B 231 H/P: 012-7222132 Email: abs8700@yahoo.com COURSE INFORMATION
  2. 2. <ul><li>Course Code : IMD 252 </li></ul><ul><li>Course Name : Digital Resource Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Level : Diploma </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Unit : 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Hour : 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Part : 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Course Status : Core </li></ul><ul><li>Prerequisite : None </li></ul>Course Information
  3. 3. Course Objectives <ul><li>At the end of the course, students should be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the concept of a digital resource center. </li></ul><ul><li>Acquire knowledge in appropriate management aspects, ICT applications and data communication technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand automation and digitization of a resource center and its resources. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Course Description <ul><li>This course provides a broad concepts of digital resource centers in smart school environment. It covers appropriate management aspects, ICT applications and data communication technology. Furthermore, students will be exposed to automation and digitization of a resource center and its resources. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Syllabus <ul><li>1. Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.1 Definition and Concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.1.1 What is Digital Library? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.1.2 What is Resource Center? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.2 Developing a Digital Resource Center </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2. Management of a Digital Resource Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2.1 Goals and Objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.2 Roles and Functions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.3 Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.3.1 Personnel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.3.2 Information Sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.3.3 Instructional Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.3.4 Financial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.3.5 Computer Hardware and Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.3.6 Communication Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.3.7 Equipments and Utilities, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Syllabus <ul><li>3. Digital and Online Applications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3.1 Databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3.2 Library Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3.3 Virtual Reference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3.4 Document Imaging Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3.5 Computer-Aided Instruction (CAI) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3.6 CD-ROM and Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4. Digitization and Automation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4.1 Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4.2 Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4.2.1 Digitization Phases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4.2.2 Guidelines for Materials Selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4.3 Acquisition/Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4.4 Installation and Implementation </li></ul></ul>5. Data Communication Technology in DRCs 6. Resource Sharing Among DRCs 7. Impact of DRC in Smart School Environment 7.1 What is Smart School? 7.2 Impact
  7. 7. Teaching Methodology <ul><li>Lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorial </li></ul>Assessment <ul><li>Course Work (40%) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mid-Term Test </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Final Examination (60%) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Recommended Text (References) Kochtanek, Thomas R. (2002). Library information systems: from library automation to distributed information access solutions. Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited. Gower handbook of library and information management (1998), edited by Ray Prytherch. Aldershot: Gower Publishing. Information technology in library management (2001), edited by S. Balakrishnan and P. K. Paliwal. New Delhi: Anmol Publication. Lesk, Michael (1997). Practical digital libraries: books, bytes and bucks. San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

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