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Get back to the basics with Fundamentals of LC Classification and MARC
Basics 

Fundamentals of LC Classification
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non-PCC participants, will give you exposure to the principles and
practices of Library of Congress Classification (LCC). Ideal for those
new to LC Classification-or those who have a basic working knowledge of
cataloging and MARC formats, participants will gain a thorough
understanding of the following: 

*	Background on the development and structure of LCC 
*	Components of call numbers 
*	Guidance in the use of essential tools for LCC 
*	Application of LCC in areas most often used by generalists 
*	Local classification decisions 
*	And proposing class numbers through the PCC SACO program. 

While not designed to cover advanced or specialized topics, this course
is a useful "refresher" for experienced catalogers, especially those who
manage other catalogers. 

Space is limited-Register today for this course!

Fundamentals of LC Classification
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Wednesday - Friday, January 14-16, 2009
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
OCLC Eastern


The MARC Basics Webinar
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Machine Readable Catalog records for books. The class also provides a
high-level discussion of other commonly used materials, such as
electronic files, video and other visual materials. This course is
designed for those new to cataloging or those wanting to brush up for
the purposes of better understanding your library's current database. 

MARC Basics Webinar
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Thursday, February 12, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
WebEx online meeting 

 

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