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FLICC Meeting Announcement MA2002-19

Understanding and Using Library of Congress Subject Headings

See a draft of the agenda below.

Some library employees, especially technical services and cataloging
personnel, need to use or understand Library of Congress Subject
Headings (LCSH) but have not yet received training. This workshop will
appeal to those new to LCSH and to those desiring a stronger
foundation
with this cataloging tool. The workshop instructor, Mary K. D.
Pietris,
Senior Cataloging Policy Specialist in the Cataloging Policy and
Support
Office, Library of Congress, has presented many subject cataloging
workshops for the Library of Congress, FEDLINK, CAPCON, and others.

Attendees will receive the 14th edition of the one-volume Free
Floating
Subdivisions: An Alphabetical Index, as part of their workshop
registration fee.

Date
Tuesday, May 21, 2002

Time
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There is no
entry to the Library of Congress prior to 8:30 a.m.)

Place
Mumford Room, 6th Floor, Library of Congress--Use the Main Entrance at
1st Street and Independence Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C.

Metro
Capitol South (Orange and Blue Lines)

Sponsor
FEDLINK Network Operations

Registration
$110.00--Visit the FLICC Educational Programs Web site at
http://lcweb.loc.gov/flicc/feveform.html to register online.

Registration is limited to the first 35 respondents.

Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at (202)
707-6362 TTY or [log in to unmask]


Information
Call FLICC (202) 707-4800; TTY (202) 707-4995

Cancellations
Cancellations must be called into the FLICC office (202-707-4800) 48
hours prior to the start of an educational program or the full fee
will
be charged.

Draft of Agenda

8:30 - 9:00
Registration and coffee

9:00 - 10:15
Analysis of the work and assigning subject headings

10:15 - 10:30
Break

10:30 - 12:00
Assignment of headings continued

12:00 - 1:00
Lunch

1:00 - 2:00
Using the Subject Cataloging Manual: Subject Headings

2:00 - 2:15
Break

2:15 - 3:30
Free-floating subdivisions

3:30 - 4:00
Question and answer period