Daniel N. Joudrey, PhD

 
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Associate Professor
Office: SLIS P-205B, 1 Palace Road
Mailing Address: Simmons College, 300 The Fenway, SLIS P-205B, Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617.521.2863
E-mail: joudrey@simmons.edu
Twitter: @dnjoudrey


Courses Taught at Simmons

LIS 415: Information Organization

The phenomena, activities, and issues surrounding the organization of information in service of users and user communities. Topics include resource types and formats, information service institutions, markup, descriptive metadata, content standards, subject analysis and classification, and the information life cycle. The course introduces the fundamentals of bibliographic control including organizing information in various environments, retrieval tools, systems and system design, encoding including the MARC format, metadata basics, FRBR, descriptive metadata approaches including traditional cataloging with ISBD and AACR2, access points, authority control, subject analysis, controlled vocabulary, classification, and arrangement.

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LIS 416: Descriptive Cataloging

This course addresses the theories, principles, and practices of bibliographic description and the application of national standards to the construction of catalogs in libraries. It covers the fundamental concepts of descriptive cataloging including: the elements of bibliographic description, the choice of descriptive detail, the description of print and non-print resources , the choice of access points, the formulation of authorized names and titles, the principles and practices of authority work , and the application of encoding standards. The course also includes examinations of current trends and future directions of descriptive cataloging. May include readings, discussions, presentations, exams, exercises, and individual or group projects. Prerequisite: LIS 415.

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LIS 417: Subject Cataloging and Classification

This course addresses the theories, principles, and practices of subject cataloging and classification. It covers the application of national standards to the creation of bibliographic records and to the construction of catalogs in libraries and other information environments. It teaches the fundamental concepts of subject cataloging including: understanding the various approaches to and pitfalls in determining aboutness; vocabulary control; the theoretical foundations, structure, and the application of LCSH in subject cataloging; classification theory; and the application of the major classification schemes (DDC and LCC). The course also includes examinations of authority control for subject headings, the MARC format for classification data, and other major subject access systems from around the world, including UDC, Colon, Bliss, Expansive classification, PRECIS, FAST, TGM, AAT, MeSH, Sears, etc. May include readings, discussions, presentations, exams, and written exercises.

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Courses Taught at Pitt

LIS 2001: Organizing Information

The course introduces the fundamentals of bibliographic control including organizing information in various environments, retrieval tools, systems and system design, encoding including the MARC format, metadata basics, FRBR, descriptive metadata approaches including traditional cataloging with ISBD and AACR2, access points, authority control, subject analysis, controlled vocabulary, classification, arrangement, and administrative issues.

Courses Taught at FSU

LIS 5711: Cataloging and Classification

The course introduces the fundamentals of traditional cataloging. It focuses on issues of description with ISBD and AACR2, MARC coding, choice and form of access points, authority control, subject analysis, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Dewey Decimal Classification, Library of Congress Classification, and an introduction to non-book cataloging issues.


 

Speaking Engagements and Guest Lectures

2014

American Library Association. Midwinter Biennial Educators Meeting. ALA Midwinter Meeting. Philadelphia, Pa. January 24, 2014.

2013

XI Conferencia Internacional sobre Bibliotecas Universitarias. Universidad Naicional Autónoma de México Dirección General de Bibliotecas = International Conference on University Libraries at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). "Education for a Career in Information Organization" for the panel on Organization and Systematization of Information. November 6, 2013.

2012

Simmons College. GSLIS. “MARC Bibliographic and Authorities Formats” in LIS 463: Library Automation Systems. October 21, 2008.

2010
Doing the Dewey: A Workshop for the Library of Virginia. Hosted by Cumberland County Public Library. Cumberland, Virginia. June 30, 2010.

American Library Association. CCS Forum. ALA Midwinter Meeting. Boston, Mass. January 15, 2010. “The Effect of Controlled Vocabulary on Keyword Searching” with Tina Gross and Arlene G. Taylor.

2009
Northern California Technical Processes Group (NCTPG). Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California. March 27, 2009. “Dan to Mann: A Response to the Report of the Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control.”

2008
New England Library Association Conference. Manchester, NH. October 20, 2008. “Hot Topics in Technical Services.”

Simmons College. GSLIS. “MARC Bibliographic and Authorities Formats” in LIS 531R: Library Automation Systems. October 21, 2008.

2007
New England Technical Services Spring Conference. Worcester, Mass. April 13, 2007. “What Lies Ahead: A Discussion of the Future of Cataloging.”

American Library Association. ALCTS Forum on the Future of Cataloging. ALA Midwinter Meeting. Seattle, Wash. January 23, 2007. “The Future is Longer than the Past.”

2005
7th ISKO-Spain Conference: The Human Dimension of Knowledge Organization. Barcelona, Spain. July 6-8, 2005. “Building Puzzles and Growing Pearls: A Qualitative Exploration of Subject Determination.”

University of Pittsburgh. “Subject Analysis” in LIS 2001 Organizing Information.

2004
University of Pittsburgh. “Library of Congress Subject Headings” and “Form of Access Points and Authority Control” in LIS 2970 Cataloging.

Student Chapter of the American Library Association. University of Pittsburgh. “Coffee and Conversations with Daniel Joudrey: A Discussion of His Research and on Life as a Doctoral Candidate.”

2003
University of Pittsburgh. “Organizing Information: Library Practices” in LIS 2224 Archival Representation.

2002
University of Pittsburgh. “Organizing Information: An Introduction to Bibliographic Control” in LIS 2000 Understanding Information.

2001
University of Pittsburgh. “Colon Classification: Covering the Basics” in LIS 2001 Organizing Information.

2000
University of Pittsburgh. “The Basics of Classification Theory” in LIS 2001 Organizing Information.

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