Contribute to collection management

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 BSBLIB603, 'Contribute to collection management'.
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 Review use of collections

1.1 Evaluate usage data as basis for collection policies, to reflect and predict client demands and changing needs

1.2 Source information on current and emerging trends and formats relevant to customer needs in relation to collections

2 Apply information about collection strategies and policies

2.1 Interpret and apply elements of collection management policies in libraries and information services organisations

2.2 Research contemporary practice and policy issues affecting collection management

2.3 Investigate emerging trends and technologies, including trends in publishing and their potential for providing access to resources

2.4 Source information about supply options for library resources

2.5 Contribute to development of collection strategies and policies that meet organisational objectives and customer needs

3 Assist with selection, acquisition and disposal of materials

3.1 Develop proposals for selecting, acquiring and disposing of material

3.2 Assist in assessment of proposals according to organisational collection management policy

3.3 Establish and maintain processes to review collections in line with collection strategies and policies

3.4 Make recommendations on allocation of funds for acquisition of information resources

3.5 Use selection tools to develop details for acquisition of information resources

3.6 Follow organisational procedures for acquisition of information resources

3.7 Participate in weeding and disposal of materials according to established policies and practices

3.8 Participate in review of acquisition procedures and make recommendations for improvements

4 Monitor contractor performance

4.1 Monitor performance of contractors engaged to provide outsourced services

4.2 Integrate performance of contractors in selection and acquisition process

4.3 Refer issues to relevant personnel