Map Cataloging: The Basics

Do you have a backlog of maps gathering dust on your shelves, waiting to be cataloged? Are you perplexed about how to get started with cataloging cartographic resources and don't know which way to go? Let this course serve as the beginning compass for your cartographic cataloging journey! We will cover basics you need to get started, including the principles of map cataloging and MARC fields specific to cartographic resources. To put your learning into practice, you will even create a MARC record for a map.
 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the basic principles of map cataloging.
  • Understand MARC fields specific to cartographic resources.
  • Create a MARC record for a map.

Target Audience:
Any staff involved with cataloging.

Prerequisites: None

Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements:

  • Course requirements: attend live online session or view recording; complete one homework assignment.
  • It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements:
Visit BigBlueButton's detailed minium requirements page.

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

Instructor: Emily Nimsakont; - nimsakont@amigos.org

Contact Hours: 2

October 7, 2020

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Online Classroom
United States

Phone: 800-843-8482
Email:

Amigos Member Individual Registration $ 95.00
Non-member Individual Registration $ 155.00

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