Born Digital: Cataloging Items on the Web
Wed, 06/06/2012 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
About the Event
The ever-increasing popularity of the Internet has made librarians' participation in cataloging online resources crucial. In this 2 hour live online class, we'll introduce the cataloging process and use lecture, demonstration, discussion and hands-on practice to teach descriptive cataloging of resources born digital. Resources discussed will be those born digital such as websites, pdfs and others. Tips on searching for records in OCLC, copy cataloging, choosing the right format and cataloging policy issues are also covered.
Basic knowledge of the MARC format and OCLC cataloging system. Familiarity with basic principles of cataloging, including chapters 1, 9, and 12 of AACR2.
Cost: Member: $135 Early Bird Discount; Non-member: $210 Early Bird Discount
Registrations for this class must be received at least one week before the class date. Registrants should receive an email offering detailed login and setup instructions.