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

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

The MARC Basics Webinar primarily focuses on the 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
Thursday, February 12, 2009
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
WebEx online meeting

 

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