Complete a range of cataloguing activities

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBLIB403, 'Complete a range of cataloguing activities'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 Construct bibliographic descriptions

1.1 Apply relevant national and international standards and accepted variations when cataloguing material

1.2 Create original catalogue records for a variety of formats and check authority files following relevant standards

1.3 Ensure created records include sufficient and relevant access points for ease of retrieval by catalogue users

1.4 Construct descriptions to suit customer needs according to automated system and organisational procedures

1.5 Create item of records and statement of holdings

2 Locate, retrieve and transfer bibliographic information and records

2.1 Search own cataloguing database to determine availability of existing bibliographic records for same or similar items

2.2 Search external catalogues or databases to create copy catalogue records from suitable bibliographic records

2.3 Download and upload bibliographic records to local system in line with organisational techniques and procedures

3 Edit bibliographic records

3.1 Check downloaded bibliographic records for accuracy and compliance with local cataloguing procedures

3.2 Edit downloaded records as necessary according to system and organisational procedures

3.3 Add item to records and holdings statements

4 Provide cataloguing support

4.1 Undertake appropriate catalogue maintenance to preserve integrity of local database

4.2 Apply national systems and standards to facilitate database searching and future cataloguing

4.3 Use data from shelf lists and relevant statistics captured by automated systems to inform cataloguing decisions

4.4 Advise relevant personnel on the need for new authority records as necessary and according to organisational guidelines

4.5 Consult with relevant personnel regarding cataloguing issues or problems and take appropriate action