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On Wed, 1 Nov 2000 13:30:34 -0500 Carolyn Sturtevant
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> Course Announcement:
> Training the NACO Trainer, January 12, 2001, Library of Congress
> The Coop Team at Library of Congress is in the planning stages for a
> Training the NACO Trainer course to be held at the Library in
> Washington, DC, on Friday, January 12, 2000. We've chosen the day
> because we hope that possible trainer candidates would find it helpful
> to combine such a course with attendance at ALA Midwinter, and we know
> that you'll be making your ALA arrangements soon. There is no fee for
> the training or materials, but participants will need to secure funding
> for their travel, accomodations, and meals.
> We are offering a one-day format rather than the traditional two-day
> format, trusting that most NACO catalogers are familiar with the
> standard five-day basic NACO course and have used the training materials
> designed for that course. The January 12 session would give an overview
> of the place of NACO in the PCC, resources to be used in training,
> planning for a NACO training week, and effective techniques for working
> with adult learners. Participants may be asked to review certain
> standard NACO documentation before arriving for the January course.
> Participants in the course will receive a Trainer's Manual to assist in
> teaching others.
> Requirements to become a NACO trainer:
> 1. Be an experienced, active contributor to NACO through your PCC
> institution, having created and changed both personal and corporate
> names in either OCLC or RLIN.
> 2. Ask and receive permission from your administrator to serve as a
> trainer. Your institution will need to allow you time to attend the
> TTNT course, to prepare for any NACO training assignment, to deliver a
> week-long course at another location, and to review records for a new
> NACO library at least until they become fully independent. You or your
> institution will need to cover your travel expenses to attend the
> January 12 workshop. If you train another library, that library will be
> responsible to cover your expenses for that NACO training assignment.
> 3. Please let us know if you'd like to be considered as a candidate or
> not. Express your intentions to us by close of business Monday, Nov. 13
> via email: [log in to unmask] or fax: 202-707-2824 or by mail: Ruta Penkiunas,
> Coop Team Leader, Regional and Cooperative Cataloging Division, Library
> of Congress, Washington, DC 20540-4382. Please include your name,
> address, phone, fax, and email AND the same information for your
> institution's administrator so that we can correspond with them about
> your training activities.
> 4. Complete an application we will send to those who express interest.
> 5. Agree to accept at least one NACO training/review or review-only
> assignment per year. Training groups ideally include 1-12 participants.
> Usually a trainer needs a few weeks prior to training to get organized,
> and review following training is normally about 3-6 months. You may be
> invited initially to serve as a reviewer for a library trained by
> another trainer. Assignments vary according to the location and volume
> of NACO training activity.
> 6. Keep current with PCC training activities by reading messages posted
> to the PCCtrainers online list (not overwhelming), keep your NACO
> documentation up to date, and when possible, attend PCC trainers
> meetings on Friday afternoon and the PCC Participants meetings on Sunday
> evenings of ALA. Attendance at ALA is strictly optional, but can be a
> healthy element in staying in touch with the broader PCC community.
> This message only scratches the surface in explaining the work of a
> NACO trainer, but the Coop Team and other NACO trainers would be happy
> to answer any questions you have. The tremendous growth among NACO
> libraries in recent years would not have been possible without the
> assistance of many people just like you who moved from NACO cataloger to
> NACO trainer in a few anxious but thrilling steps.
> We look forward to hearing from you by November 13th, even if you're
> not certain, and just need more time to decide or wish to ask questions.
> Carolyn Sturtevant
> NACO coordinator
> LC Coop Team
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> 202-707-4551 phone
> 202-707-2824 fax
Acting Head of YRL Monographic Cataloging
UCLA Research Library
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