Print

Print


This information about an upcoming webinar on FAST just came through the FACETVOC-L list.
So, if you saw this already, I apologize for posting again - but I wanted to get the information out there with this re-post.

:)

________________________________

Subject: [FACETVOC-L] You're invited: 21st Century Indexing: Learn how FAST can help libraries and other cultural institutions to assign subject headings


21st Century Indexing: Learn how FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) can help libraries and other cultural institutions to assign subject headings

Why are libraries and other cultural heritage bodies choosing FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology)<https://www.oclc.org/en/fast.html> for subject indexing? Join us on 2020 October 14 for a free 60-minute event, where Alan Danskin, Collection Metadata Standards Manager, British Library, will share how easy it is for technical department managers and practitioners alike to leverage this multi-faceted vocabulary of approximately 1.8 million headings. He will discuss tools available to help you begin using it and describe how FAST simplifies assignment of subject headings.

Dean Seeman, Head of Metadata, University of Victoria Libraries, will share how FAST has helped with describing non-MARC digital collections and Jesse Lambertson, The University of Chicago, D'Angelo Law Library, Chair, PCC SCT FAST Training for PCC Task Group will provide an update on efforts to promote FAST and provide training materials.

Details:

2020 October 14

11:00am-12:00pm (EST)

Register<https://oclcwebinar.webex.com/oclcwebinar/onstage/g.php?MTID=e2b52c200e10ae968f7db4347a83a2cb0>

---



Sandi Jones

OCLC · Product Manager, Metadata Services, Global Product Management

6565 Kilgour Place, Dublin, OH USA 43017

T +1-614-764-6082 · M +1-614-571-2982

[COVID-19: We’re in this together]<https://www.oclc.org/en/covid-19.html?utm_campaign=covid-19-support&utm_medium=email&utm_source=libraryservices&utm_content=signature-banner-covid-19-information-resources>

OCLC.org<https://www.oclc.org/en/home.html> · Twitter<http://twitter.com/oclc> · Facebook<http://www.facebook.com/pages/OCLC/20530435726> · YouTube<http://www.youtube.com/OCLCvideo> · LinkedIn<https://www.linkedin.com/company/oclc> · Instagram<https://www.instagram.com/oclc_global/> · Next blog<http://www.oclc.org/blog/main/>









********************************************************************
If you wish to stop receiving messages from FACETVOC-L or otherwise amend your preferences,
you can do so here<https://www.oclc.org/forms/internet-subscription.en.html>.
Or email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> including the relevant text below in the body of the email:
• To unsubscribe: "unsubscribe FACETVOC-L"
• To receive FACETVOC-L in digest form: "set FACETVOC-L digest"
• To set your options to no mail: "set FACETVOC-L nomail"
• To receive these messages in the future "set FACETVOC-L mail"
To contact the list owners directly please send your message to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
If you unsubscribe from FACETVOC-L, you will no longer be able to participate in any of its features, including the public forum.
To unsubscribe from all OCLC marketing email communications
(including all OCLC listervs, OCLC Connect emails, OCLC event notifications, product/service/cooperative updates and newsletters),
please email us at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.