Know & Go: How to Catalog Zines

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Course Description
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Zines, or noncommercial magazines, are increasingly collected by libraries as primary source documents relating to particular communities. Because of variuus factors such as frequent title changes, inconsistent publishing schedules, and pseudonomous creators, zines can be particularly challenging to properly catalog. This session will cover many common challenges relating to cataloging zines and offer solutions to these problems.

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Target Audience: 
Everyone
Prerequisites

None

Learning Objectives
  • Define zines and understand their place in library collections.
  • Identify challenges related to cataloging zines.
  • Identify MARC fields important for the cataloging of zines.
Homework Expectations
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
Instructor
Emily Nimsakont - nimsakont@amigos.org
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$0.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$0.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$35.00
Non-member Fee: 
$35.00