ALCTS Continuing Education

ALCTS Collection Management Course - LSSC Collection Management Elective

lsscp id A combination of three online courses must be completed to receive credit toward the LSSC Collection Management Elective:

  1. Fundamentals of Acquisitions (FOA)
  2. Fundamentals of Collection Management and Development (FCDM)
  3. Fundamentals of Preservation (FOP)

Learn about the LSSC Program.


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.