Check out these upcoming cataloging courses
RDA for Copy Catalogers
May 18-19, 2016, 10:30 am-12:30 pm CDT
Copy Catalogers, whether or not your library has implemented RDA, you're encountering more and more RDA records in your daily work. This two-day, live-online workshop will help you to recognize and interpret MARC records created using RDA. Among the topics to be covered: FRBR review; new RDA MARC fields; differences between AACR2 and RDA descriptions; access points for persons, families, corporate bodies, works and expressions; relationship designators added to access points; examples of RDA bibliographic records.
EAD3: The Basics
May 31-June 3, 2016, 10:30 am-12:30 pm CDT
The Encoded Archival Description (EAD) is an internationally recognized XML-based standard for encoding archival finding aids. This live, online workshop will provide a solid introduction to EAD3.
Cataloging & Classification Basics
June 7-9 and 14-16, 2016, 10:30 am-12:30 pm CDT
Early Bird Registration Ends May 16th
Need a "boot camp" to get started with cataloging? This course is designed to give you the practical, hands-on information needed to succeed in cataloging.
We will cover MARC bibliographic, classification and categorization schemas, basic copy cataloging, and other areas essential to the cataloging department. This course offers an in-depth look at MARC fields (fixed and variable) and subfields used for cataloging. It prepares participants to begin copy cataloging by demonstrating how to interpret bibliographic records and match to items in hand. Topics include terminology, resources, and workflow. Hands-on exercises (at least one per day) provide practice using new skills. Examples and exercises will be based on OCLC-MARC, accessed through the Connexion cataloging interface.