ALCTS Collection Management Course - LSSC Collection Management Elective
A combination of three online courses must be completed to receive credit toward the LSSC Collection Management Elective:
- Fundamentals of Acquisitions (FOA)
- Fundamentals of Collection Management and Development (FCDM)
- Fundamentals of Preservation (FOP)
Q: When does the next class begin and end?
A: See the web page for each course for the schedule. Each course lasts 4 weeks.
Q: How often do these courses run during the year?
A: Each segment is repeated up to 5 times a year.
Q: Are these courses transferrable to a university (like a Masters program in Library Science)?
A: No, the credits are not transferrable to a university.
Q: Are they all online?
A: Yes, the three segments of the course are all online.
Q: Are there other costs outside of the registration fee, for example buying books and other materials?
A: There are no other costs outside of the registration fee for each segment.