The following advertisement just appeared on JESSE:
Session #6 * Cataloging for School Libraries * Remember your
cataloging class? Looking at all those new books that need
cataloging? Then this is the workshop for you! In this full
day workshop, you will learn the essentials of cataloging,
key MARC tags, basic authority control and why it is
important, and where to find good MARC records. Plus, there
will be plenty of hands on exercises. Mystery solved!
Susan A. Pritts is a Library Technical Consultant for AIC
Services in Ann Arbor. A technical services librarian for
over 25 years, she has managed acquisition, cataloging and
serial control functions, as well as implement library
automation systems. Currently, besides her consulting work,
Susan is on the adjunct faculty of Wayne State University and
Oakland Community College. A firm believer in promoting
information services and with a B.A. in journalism, she is an
active member of the statewide PRISM Committee.
When: October 15, 2004
Where: Purdy/Kresge Library, Wayne State University Main
campus, Room 202
$60.00 for non students
$50.00 for LISP students* and alumni
*Students must provide their student ID number in order to
(Arlene again) That students are being promised they'll "learn the
essentials of cataloging, key MARC tags, basic authority control and why
it is important, and where to find good MARC records. Plus, there will be
plenty of hands on exercises" in 3 hours is absolutely astonishing to me.
I wish I knew their secret...