LIBR55A - Cataloging and Classification (Online)

Welcome!! I hope this page answers any questions you have about the online section of LIBR55A - Cataloging and Classification, a required course in the City College of San Francisco's Library Information Technology certificate program. The next time this course will be offered is Spring 2020, as part of the CityOnline program. See below for a sample syllabus for LIBR55A - Cataloging and Classification (Online) if you want to get an idea of the topics covered in this course. The course pre-requisites and learning outcomes, as well as some course policies, are covered in the sample syllabus. This is the fifth time this course is offered in the 100% online format, some details will be changing and may not yet be reflected in the sample syllabus. For example, the CityOnline program is only 16 weeks, compared to the regular 18-week semester.

This course is 100% online, there are no on-campus meetings. This is NOT a self-paced course, I will be loading up the weekly topics on Saturday nights. There is no textbook for this course, the readings will be embedded into the weekly lessons. Our course management system is Canvas ( and the course will begin January 27, 2020. Once you are registered you will be able to log into Canvas. If you have any questions about Canvas, visit the Online Course Support Center (

If you have concerns about needing additional support, here is the link to the Disabled Students Programs and Services (

This course is probably the most difficult course in the Library Technology certificate program, and an online course can be quite a challenge for many people. It usually requires time management skills and more time than you expect. It is highly recommended that you take this questionnaire to see if you are ready for an online course (

All campus announcements and my course communication will go to your CCSF email, so make sure you check that email often and you may want to add me to your "OK" list in case I end up in your SPAM folder.

If you have any questions about the course content make sure you contact me, my preferred mode of contact is my CCSF email ( I will do my best to get back to you within 36-48 hours.
Carole A. Chapman,
Jan 6, 2018, 8:24 PM