Fundamentals of Library of Congress Classification: an ALCTS/PCC Workshop
Thursday, June 21 - Friday, June 22, 2007 (8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)
This two-day preconference presents authoritative training in the
principles and practices of Library of Congress Classification (LCC).
Includes background on the development and structure of LCC, on the
components of call numbers, and guidance in the use of essential tools.
Emphasis is on application of LCC in areas most often used by
generalists, including schedules H, N, and P. The workshop concludes
with a session on local classification decisions and on proposing class
numbers through SACO.
Steven Arakawa, Yale University
Lois Chan, University of Kentucky, School of Library and Information Science
Paul Frank, Cooperative Cataloging Team, Library of Congress
Lori Robare, University of Oregon
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services
Program for Cooperative Cataloging
For more information on the preconference, including a link to the ALA
registration form, visit the ALCTS preconference web page:
or contact the planning chair, Lori Robare ([log in to unmask]).
Advance registration ends May 18.
For more information on how to register for preconferences, see the ALA
Annual Conference Web site:
(This page includes information on adding preconference registration if
you've already registered for the main conference.)
Assistant Head, Metadata and Digital Library Services
University of Oregon
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