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  2. 2. FACULTY OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA SCHEME OF WORK (RANCANGAN KULIAH) PROGRAMME Diploma in Information Managements (IS110) COURSE Foundation of Information Studies (IDM102) CREDIT HOUR 3 SEMESTER 1 SYNOPSIS: This course is an introduction to the field of library and information science. Students will be exposed to its various concepts that will include historical perspective, organization of information, types of information centers, information professionals and latest development in information technologies. OBJECTIVES: At the end of the course, the student should be able:- 1. Understand the role and importance of information agencies and archives in the collection and transmission of knowledge and information. 2. Understand how to develop, manage and provide information services in information agencies. 3. Understand some social and cultural technological that impinge libraries and information agencies COURSE EVALUATION: Course Work Percentage 1. Test 10% 2. Final Project and Presentation 20% 3. Assignments 10% Total course work 40% Final Examination 60% Total Marks 100%
  3. 3. REFERENCES: Borgman, Christie L.. 2000. From Gutenberg to the global information infrastructure: access to information in the networked world. Cambridge: Mass: the MIT Press. Flynn, Roger R.. 1987. An introduction to library science. New York: Marcel Dekker. Lee, Stuart D.. 2000. Building an electronic resource collection: A practical guide. London:Library Association Publishing. Narayana, G.J.. 1991. Library and information management. New Delhi: Prentice Hall. Nicholas, David. 2000. Assessing information needs: tools, technique and concepts for the Internet age. 2nd ed.. London: ASLIB. Oppenheim, Charles. 1990. Perspective in information management 2. London:Butterworth- Heinemann. Shuman, Bruce A.. 1992. Foundations and issues in library and information science. Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited. Taylor, Arlene G.. 1999. The organization of information. Englewood: Libraries Unlimited. Vickery, B. C.. 1992. Information science in theory and practice. London: Bowker-Saur. WEEK TOPIC 1 1.0 History and basic concepts 1.1 Evolution of information science 1.2 Information cycle 1.3 Information types 1.4 Information format 1.5 Information media 2 2.0 Intellectual properties in Information Agencies 2.1 Copyright Act 2.2 Legal deposit Act 2.3 National Library Act 3 3.0 Information Agencies 3.1 Libraries 3.2 Archive 3.3 Museum 4-7 4.0 Technical and information services 4.1 Technical Services 4.1.1 Acquisition 4.1.2 Cataloging 4.1.3 Classification 4.1.4 Indexing 4.1.5 Abstracting 4.1.6 Preservation 8 MID-SEMESTER BREAK 9 4.2 Information Services 4.2.1 Reference 4.2.2 Circulation 4.2.3 Fee-based service 4.2.4 SDI 4.2.5 User information needs 4.2.6 Dissemination of information
  4. 4. 10 5.0 Information Professionals 5.1 Education 5.2 Training 5.3 Challenges 11 TEST 12 - 14 6.0 Virtual/digital library concepts 6.1 Library automation 6.2 Digitization of materials 6.3 Online services/web based/hyperlinks 15 FINAL EXAMINATION