This two hour live online class introduces the cataloging process and uses lecture, demonstration, discussion and hands-on practice to teach descriptive cataloging of resources born digital.
The ever-increasing popularity of the Internet has made librarians’ participation in cataloging online resources crucial. In this 2-hour live online class, we’ll introduce the cataloging process and use lecture, demonstration, discussion and hands-on practice to teach descriptive cataloging of resources born digital. Resources discussed will be those born digital such as websites, pdfs and others. Tips on searching for records in OCLC, copy cataloging, choosing the right format and cataloging policy issues are also covered.
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of the MARC format and OCLC cataloging system. Familiarity with basic principles of cataloging, including chapters 1, 9, and 12 of AACR.
Jennifer joined LYRASIS in 1999 as a preservation microfilm specialist. She has held several positions within LYRASIS’ Member Services department ranging from the database services coordinator to Support Supervisor. She now is a member of the Professional Development team as a Professional Development Librarian specializing in technology, cataloging and metadata instruction. She earned her M.L.I.S. from Florida State University.
Staff from Florida libraries may register for this workshop at no charge. Priority will be given to SEFLIN members. Non-members will be placed on a waiting list and added as space permits after the registration deadline.