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Frequently Asked Questions — Public Libraries Curriculum

NCCU School of Library and Information Sciences


This page contains a list of frequently asked questions. If your question isn’t answered here, you can search the SLIS Website using the search box on the left side of this page or contact the SLIS member listed at the bottom of the page.

  • I want to get my NC Public Library Certification. This requires courses in cataloging, reference, collection management, technology, and management. What are the NCCU SLIS equivalents of these courses?NC Public Library Certification requires courses in cataloging, reference, collection management, technology, and management. The NCCU equivalents are:

Cataloging = LSIS 5425, Organization of Information

Reference = LSIS 5225, Selection and Use of Information Sources

Collection management = Any of the resources and services courses, e.g., LSIS 5220, Social Science Resources and Services

Technology = LSIS 5000, Foundations of Librarianship and Information Services

Management = LSIS 5120, Management and Systems Analysis

  • Please contact Ms. Jones if you have any questions about this requirement.

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