Authority Control: Creating and Maintaining Consistency

Authority control – the process of ensuring that all access points in a library catalog are used consistently – can be a great help to patrons using the catalog. However, it requires a great deal of maintenance and upkeep to be effective. This session will cover the basic principles of authority control. It will also provide guidance on how to clean-up inconsistencies in your authority records and how to maintain consistency on a regular basis.
 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what authority control is and why it is important
  • Understand how to maintain consistency in authority records
  • Learn how to develop an authority record workflow

Target Audience:
Any staff involved with cataloging or metadata

Prerequisites:

None

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:

Technical Requirements:
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Session Duration:
This course consists of one 2-hour session.

Instructor:  Emily Nimsakont - nimsakont@amigos.org

Continuing Education Credit:
Contact Hours: 2

March 23, 2021

10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482
Email:

Amigos Member $ 70.00
Non-member $ 130.00

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