Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Introduces to the selection and evaluation of library materials with a focus on library standards, collection development policies, censorship, intellectual freedom, and copyright. Explores assessment of print and electronic resources, user needs, and selection tools. Prerequisites: ED 113 and CAS 133. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).

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CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
28198 Web 03-Apr-2017 thru 17-Jun-2017
Instructor: Andrea E Bullock
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact the department at 971-722-5191 or 971-722-5229 or 971-722-5430.

Course details: CRN 28198

Course materials


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Proctored exams and activities:

There are no proctored exams and activities.

Other in-person and on-campus activities:

  • Other: Students will need to identify a library to conduct the community-based learning project that will last all term.


There is no additional technology required for this class.

Instructor comments:

Textbook for class:

Disher, W. (2014). Crash course in collection development (2nd ed.). Westport,CT:Libraries Unlimited. ISBN-13: 978-1-61069-813-9

Web course information

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Web Technical Requirements:
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Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
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