Intership in Library
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Raamatukogutöö praktika
Course title in English
Intership in Library
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2021/2022 Spring semester
Silvi Metsar (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
The aim of professional placement in libraries is to build up the relation between theoretical knowledge acquired during the studies with practical work in libraries and to encourage students to get new practical knowledge and experience.
Brief description of the course
Library as an informational, educational and cultural institution.
Library types, mission and structure. The factors that affect library services. Library management and administration. The principles of library collection development. Collection management. Recording, indexing of books, serials, music, e-resources. Library services.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge on the different functions of library, the library place in the library network;
- has knowledge and skills for creation and administration of bibliographic and other databases;
- has knowledge on the development, organisation and administration of library collections;
- has knowledge and skills for information retrieval from library databases and collections, for determination of information need.
Merle Laurits