Know & Go: The Accidental Cataloger: Tips and Tools to Help You Use the Rules

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Have you found yourself responsible for cataloging with no previous experience? Is "cataloger" yet another cap to be added to your collection of the many hats you wear at your library? Fret not – we have (some of) the answers you didn't even know you needed. Attend this session to learn about free tools to innovate your cataloging process, make your life easier, and get your library's materials cataloged and in the hands of your patrons.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Understand standards for library cataloging and computer encoding of catalog records
  • Identify sources of free MARC records
  • Identify resources of information about working with MARC records
  • Identify resources to help with assignment of call numbers
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This course consists of a 1-hour session.
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