Library of Congress Classification: The Basics

Would you like to learn more about the Library of Congress Classification system? Do you need some clarification on how number building works, or are you confused about Cutter numbers? This class will provide an overview of the structure of Library of Congress Classification, with detailed exploration of some schedules, along with short homework assignments to help you practice your learning. Topics covered also include number building, Cutter numbers, and interpreting instructions found in the classification schedules.
 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the structure of Library of Congress Classification through an examination of the classification schedules
  • Understand number building and the use of cutter numbers
  • Build Library of Congress Classification numbers for a variety of resources

Target Audience:
Staff with cataloging and classification duties.

Prerequisites:
None

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:

  • Short homework assignments are required after each session.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements:
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Session Duration:
This course consists of two 2-hour sessions.

Instructor:  Emily Nimsakont - nimsakont@amigos.org

Contact Hours: 4

March 17 - 19, 2020

10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482
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Amigos Member Early Bird Individual Registration $ 140.00
Non-member Early Bird Individual Registration $ 195.00

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