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July 16, 2009

PCC NACO Training Invitation
Library of Congress
September 14-18, 2009

Note: Please do not forward this invitation to other institutions or to online lists without consulting the NACO training coordinators on the LC Cooperative Programs Team: Gracie Gilliam [log in to unmask] or Carolyn Sturtevant [log in to unmask] Thank you for your cooperation.

NACO Training Course at the Library of Congress (LC), Washington, DC 

The Cooperative Programs Section is offering a five day NACO training course at the Library of Congress, September 14-18, 2009. This session may be of greatest interest to new or current NACO libraries who have a small number of catalogers in need of training, and who do not anticipate having a NACO trainer visit their institution to work with a larger group. Each institution will be responsible for its trainees' travel and accommodation costs. Also each participant will download and bring their printed training manual with them to class. Further information can be found at this site: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/naco/instappl.html or visit our NACO home page http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/naco/naco.html  and click on: NACO Name Authority Institute. 


To register for training:

1. If institution is already PCC NACO member submit a Name Authority Institute registration form for each participant: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/naco/instappl.html 
 Deadline: Thursday, August 6, 2009. 

2) If institution is not a PCC NACO member submit an application to join the PCC NACO Program: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/naco/nacoappl.html. Deadline: July 28, 2009.  Upon notification that the PCC has approved membership submit the Name Authority Institute registration form for each participant even though they may be from the same institution: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/pcc/naco/instappl.html . Deadline: Thursday, August 6, 2009.

3) Wait for confirmation of participation in the course before making any travel reservations. Tentative hotel reservations may be made in advance, because they are more flexible. Deadline: Monday, August 10, 2009.

4) If there are questions please email us at: [log in to unmask]  When sending questions via email please use phrase in the subject line: PCC NACO Trng, Sept. 2009. 

Participants should make their own hotel arrangements. We have reserved rooms, at the government rate: Holiday Inn Washington Capitol  http://www.hicapitoldc.com (tel.: 202-479-4000). When making reservations please ask for room accommodation for: NACO Name Authority Institute.  
For B&Bs on Capitol Hill please check these web sites: http://www.bbonline.com/dc/washington.html ; http://www.bedandbreakfastdc.com.  Less formal lodging is located at the William Penn House on Capitol Hill (202-543-5560).

Keep in mind that the Library of Congress is accessible by Metro from both the Blue and Orange lines at the Capitol South Station.

The Library of Congress programs comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If special accommodations are needed, please include pertinent information when filling out the Name Authority Institute registration form (see URL for form in #1 above).



Gracie Gilliam
Program Specialist
Cooperative and Instructional Programs Division
Library of Congress
202-707-2250 (voice)