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Section 25. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVAL SCIENCES

CSSC Code Title Alternate Titles Description
Main Category Sub-Category Course
25     LIBRARY AND ARCHIVAL SCIENCES   A summary of groups of instructional programs that describe the knowledge and skills required to develop, organize, store, retrieve, administer, and facilitate the use of collections of information in such formats as books, documents, manuscripts, machine-readable databases, filmed and recorded materials, specimens, and artifacts.
  01   LIBRARY AND ARCHIVAL SCIENCES, GENERAL.   A group of instructional programs that generally describes the knowledge and skills required to develop, organize, store, retrieve, administer, and facilitate the use of collections of information in such formats as books, documents, manuscripts, machine-readable databases, filmed and recorded materials, specimens, and artifacts.
    11 Library Science Library Skills library skills development; card catalog; Dewey decimal system; audiovisual equipment; filing
    00 Library and Archival Sciences, Other General    
  02   ARCHIVAL SCIENCE.   A group of instructional programs that describe the collection, organization, preservation, service and retrieval of public records, documents of historical significance, and other archival materials.
    00 Archival Science, Other    
  03   LIBRARY ASSISTING   A group of instructional programs that prepare individuals to assist professional librarians. Includes instruction in principles, systems, processes, and procedures in library operation; library resources and services; processes of acquisition, cataloging, storage, and display systems; discovery and retrieval of requested materials; management of books, periodicals, and other printed materials; technological media such as audiovisual and education equipment; public services such as library loans; and data-processing implications for automation of records in libraries.
    11 Library Assistant Library Aide library procedures; school service; audiovisual equipment operation
    00 Library Assisting, Other    
  04   LIBRARY SCIENCE   A group of instructional programs that describe the attitudes, knowledge, and skills of library materials and libraries.
    00 Library Science, Other    
  05   MUSEOLOGY   A group of instructional programs that describe the attitudes, knowledge, and skills required to develop, organize, administer, store and retrieve, and facilitate the use of museums and museum materials including art galleries and zoological gardens.
    00 Museology, Other    
  99   LIBRARY AND ARCHIVAL SCIENCES, OTHER   A group of instructional programs in library and archival sciences not described above.
    00 Library and Archival Sciences, Other    

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