Course: Cataloguing of the Old Prints in the Litoměřice Diocesan Library

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Course title Cataloguing of the Old Prints in the Litoměřice Diocesan Library
Course code KHI/QKST
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Oppeltová Jana, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Barus Martin, Mgr.
Course content
February 2015 (a date specified at History Department´s website) - information meeting in a seminar room of Archival Science (organisation, necessary equipment, literature, traning). May 2015 (a date specified at History Department´s website) - a meeting where basic rules of cataluguing, work in a database programme and assaigning homework will be discussed. August 2015 (a date specified at History Department´s website) - the introduction of a seminar on Saturday in the Diocese House of Cardinal Trochta (where students will be accommodated for the whole time), evening walk through Litoměřice, Bishopric´s area; on Sunday there will be excursion into Roudnice nad Labem (visit of former Bishop castle, Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary , jewish cemetery), connected with a mountain Říp and Rotunda of Saint George.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration, Work Activities
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 8 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 8 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 80 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of a seminar is to acquaitant students with well-preserved parish libraries of Litoměřice diocese and to teach them to catalogue these funds. One group of students will always classify sources of one of these libraries and the second group will catalogue (groups will alternate in work). In advance, students will learn to work in a cataloguing programme necessary for this work. The catalogued sources can be used by researchers then because they have been unknown till now. Students will also learn the basic development of these parish libraries - theory as well as practice. They will also visit another historical eccleasiastical libraries in Litoměřice and that is a bibliothegue of local Bishops and cathedral chapter. Excursions into Roudnice nad Labem, Úštěk and monastery in Osek are included. NOTICE: Training in Olomouc will precede a seminar and a seminar will be followed by cataloguing at home (5O records) - approximately intensive one-week work (it responds to a nuumber of credits). The course was established under the terms of the project Innovation of Historical Sciences Studies at Palacký University, CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0025. HF

12 students from Bachelor studies of single and double History programme or Archival Science: a course B, for the others: a course C. HF

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of Activities ( Technical works)

Active seminar participation, completing and handing in at least 100 catalogue records. There are 5 credits for a credit and a colloquium. HF
Recommended literature
  • (2002). Církevní knihovny v poslání církve. Praha.
  • (1997). Mezinárodní standardní bibliografický popis pro staré tisky a prvotisky ISBD(A). Praha.
  • (2001). Názvosloví liturgických děl římskokatolické církve. Praha.
  • BOHATCOVÁ, M. a kol. (1990). Česká kniha v proměnách staletí. Praha.
  • Cejpek, J. a kol:. (2002). Dějiny knihoven a knihovnictví. Praha.
  • František HORÁK ? Bedřiška WÍŽĎÁLKOVÁ ? Emma URBÁNKOVÁ. (1971). Pravidla jmenné katalogisace starých tisků, prvotisků a rukopisů. Praha.
  • Martinek, R. a kol. (2008). Inventarizace drobných církevních fondů. Archiválie, knihy, notový materiál a liturgické textilie. Olomouc.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - -
Faculty of Arts Archive Studies (2015) History courses - -
Faculty of Arts Archival Works (2015) History courses - -
Faculty of Arts History (2015) History courses - -