Fundamentals Course Topics

* LSSC approved These three courses are approved by the Library Support Staff Certification program and comprise the Collection Management Course.

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2024 Schedule of eCourses

Fundamentals of Acquisitions (FOA)

Fundamentals of Cataloging (FOC)

Fundamentals of Collection Assessment (FCA)

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (FCDM)

Fundamentals of Digital Library Projects (FDLP) 

Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions (FERA)

Fundamentals of Metadata (FOM)

Fundamentals of Management (FM)

Fundamentals of Preservation (FOP)

Fundamentals of Universal Design for Learning (FUD)


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