Use and monitor advanced functions of integrated library management systems

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 CULINM503A, 'Use and monitor advanced functions of integrated library management systems'.
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

1. Extend expertise in the use of ILMS

1.1 Maintain currency of knowledge of the basic functions and interrelation of different modules of an integrated library management system

1.2 Research the enhanced functions of online catalogues, including web interfaces and applications

1.3 Provide information to customers regarding online catalogue and circulation systems

2. Use advanced features of the ILMS to assist customers

2.1 Use advanced search features of online catalogues to locate information resources for customers

2.2 Use advanced circulation system functionality to resolve complex borrower problems and complaints

2.3 Provide information to customers regarding range of services that may incur costs

2.4 Process financial transactions and provide customers with information about pre-paid service transactions

2.5 Refer complex customer transactions to relevant personnel

3. Use advanced ILMS functions for collection management

3.1 Order and receive library resources using the automated acquisitions systems and procedures

3.2 Create records using automated cataloguing systems and procedures

3.3 Create reports and statistical data with different modules

4. Evaluate functionality of ILMS

4.1 Evaluate functions of an existing ILMS in relation to customer and organisational needs

4.2 Source information about current industry trends in relation to ILMS, including potential new systems, upgrades or add-ons

4.3 Consult with relevant personnel and make appropriate recommendations regarding improvements to ILMS

Qualifications and Skillsets

CULINM503A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUL50111 - Diploma of Library and Information Services