Cataloging Skills Training Calendar

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AUG 19

19 August 2014

The instructor will present an overview to MARC (Machine-Readable Cataloging) records and related terminology, such as the fixed and variable fields, tags, indicators, subfields, and International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD). (August 19 - 21)

  • Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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AUG 26

26 August 2014

In this hands-on workshop, you will explore the foundations behind RDA, the tools included in the RDA Toolkit and leave with a better understanding of how to transition from AACR2 to RDA. (August 26 - 28)

  • Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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SEP 9

09 September 2014

In this hands-on workshop, you will explore the foundations behind RDA, the tools included in the RDA Toolkit and leave with a better understanding of how to transition from AACR2 to RDA. Participants will learn the core elements of a catalog record, key MARC tags, how to assign subject headings, basic authority control and why it is important. (Sept. 9 - 11)

  • Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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SEP 24

24 September 2014

This is an introduction to the 23rd edition of the Dewey Decimal Classification system. The instructor will teach participants how to interpret and construct Dewey Decimal call numbers. (September 24 - 26)

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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SEP 30

30 September 2014

This workshop will bring you the latest news on RDA and give you a thorough overview of the new content standard.

  • Time: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Central Daylight Time, North America [UTC -5]
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