Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Book Blitz I at NEFLIN

Good cataloging doesn't just happen. It takes special skills to make MARC records that will work well in each and every MARC-based library automation system out there. This workshop will introduce you to the core skills of good cataloging and MARC. Once you learn these skills and how to find your way around the basic cataloging tools--the Anglo American Cataloguing Rules (AACR2R), Library of Congress Rule Interpretations (LCRI) and the MARC coding standards (MARC21)--you will be able to apply them to catalog all of the various types of materials that you collect in your library, quickly and efficiently. Whether you are copy cataloging or making original records, this workshop will teach you the essential cataloging rules and MARC standards that you need to know. In no time, you'll see a radical improvement in your record.

Required text: Fritz, Deborah A. Cataloging with AACR2 & MARC 21. 2nd ed., 2006 cumulation. ISBN: 9780838909355. Order directly from the American Library Association: Phone 1-866-746-7252, or order from the ALA online store. If you already have the original 2004 2nd ed., free updates are available from The MARC of Quality web site.

Trainer: Deborah Fritz, The MARC of Quality
Dates: Monday - Thursday, December 6 - 9
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: NEFLIN, 2233 Park Avenue, Suite 402, Orange Park, FL 32073

This registration is for NEFLIN Members only. All others, register at OCLC Training Portal

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