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The students will develop an understanding of the organization of main and primary subclasses of the Library of Congress Classification System. The students will demonstrate knowledge and independence in using the LCC through online tutorials and by visiting a college library (optional).
Primary Learning Objective(s):
Students will distinguish between a library that uses the Dewey system and one that uses the Library of Congress system. Students will research information about the Library of Congress. Students will examine the components of a Library of Congress call number. Students will demonstrate their understanding of the LCC by arranging in order a set of books according to the LCC call numbers and titles.
Additional Learning Objective(s):
91 to 120 Minutes
Materials and Resources:
Library of Congress Classification chart (website suggested), list of LCC websites(attached), handout of questions about the LCC(attached), access to a college library (optional)
Technology Resources Needed:
Computers with Internet access
The student will answer 10 questions on paper about the LCC. The LMS will observe students taking the online assessments.
The students will take a field trip to a college library. The LMS will explain the LCC and show examples on the spines of books from the shelf. The students will properly shelve books according to the LCC call number or locate books on different subjects as assigned.
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