Basic Cataloging

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Course Description

Designed for those new to cataloging, this overview of the basics highlights the essential tools and techniques, including descriptive cataloging, subject cataloging, and Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC). With clear instruction and an overview of available resources to consult, become empowered to catalog library materials and contribute to their discoverability.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Understanding the underlying principles of cataloging and classification and how they affect patrons' ability to find library materials
  • Identifying cataloging standards and rules, including RDA and MARC21
  • Discovering useful cataloging resources
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This course consists of a 1-hour session.
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