Librarianship and Library Management
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Raamatukogusüsteem ja juhtimine
Course title in English
Librarianship and Library Management
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To create opportunities for obtaining the theoretical basis for studying the field of librarianship, including the basic cincepts, the types of libraries, the network of libraries and the legal basis for their operation;
To support the obtaining of knowledge on the role of libraries in the society
To create the preconditions for studying the basics of library management.
Brief description of the course
The basic consepts of librarianship and types of libraries, The legal context of librarianship. Standardisation in libraries. Macro environment of librarianship. The organisational framework of library activities. The economic principles of librarianship and library management.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
After the course the student:
Can define the essence of librarianship, its tasks and role in the society;
Orients in the structure of the network of libraries and knows the types of libraries;
Knows the legal framework of librarianship;
Is familiar with the economic principles and management of libraries;
Lektor Silvi Metsar (Inf.Sc) / dotsent Aira Lepik (pedagoogikakandidaat)