Introduction to Cataloging for Non-Catalogers
- Link: Introduction to Cataloging for Non-Catalogers
- Topic: Organization of Materials
- Level: Elective
- Sponsor: WebJunction
- Format: self paced online
- Contact Hours: 1
NOTE: You must have a WebJunction Learning account to access this course.
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This course, aimed at library staff new to cataloging, provides an introduction to the purpose, importance and varieties catalogs. It also provides the learner with a basic orientation to standard cataloging activities.
Topics covered include * The underlying concepts of cataloging * A brief history of cataloging * An explanation of why cataloging is important * An overview of the characteristics and varieties of library cataloging. - Descriptive cataloging - Classification - Subject analysis - And introduction to MARC * The varieties of OPAC displays * The three different types of cataloging activity