FEDLINK is pleased to present a workshop on OCLC Pathfinders, taught by Carolyn Larson, Business Reference Specialist in the Science, Technology, and Business Division at the Library of Congress.


Course Description:   Pathfinders are electronic subject bibliographies.  OCLC Pathfinders use OCLC Connexion to help you integrate and organize your physical and digital topic-specific resources into a single place.   Students completing this course will learn how to create online subject guides and finding aids, enabling them to assist patrons in locating online resources.  The workshop will include lecture, demonstration, and hands-on experience with OCLC Pathfinders. Topics covered include: reasons for creating pathfinders; searching and viewing pathfinders; creating and customizing pathfinders; searching the OCLC Resource Catalog; reasons for exporting pathfinders and the available export formats; workflow issues.


Audience:   Library staff interested in organizing resources on the web.

Prerequisite:   Experience using Netscape or Internet Explorer.


Faculty:   Carolyn Larson, Business Reference Specialist is a leader in creating electronic reference tools at the Library of Congress.


Date:   March 26, 2003


Time:   9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Location:   FEDLINK Training Room (Library of Congress, Adams Building, Rm. 216)


Cost:   $125.00


Registration:  To register, go to the FEDLINK online registration page at this URL:


For more information, contact FEDLINK Network Operations at 202-707-4848.