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Library of Congress Subject Headings

When:  
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 (9:30 AM - 12:30 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   Effingham Public Library (In Person, Max: 10)
Cost:   Free
Presenter:   Edie Elliott

This class provides an introduction to Library of Congress subject headings and the process of assigning subject headings to bibliographic works. Topics covered include:
-How to determine the subject(s) of a work
-Types of Library of Congress subjects, including topical, geographic, genre, children’s, and subdivisions
-Reviews of MARC coding in subject authority records, including fixed and variable fields
-How to construct a subject heading string
-Searching in the OCLC authority file
-Use of established headings in bibliographic records

Prerequisite
Attendees should be familiar with MARC coding and authority records.

Type:   Workshop

Register by: 4/16/2019


Categories: Cataloging, LLSAP


This event is sponsored by Illinois Heartland Library System.

Event listed by: SHARE

Last day to cancel registrations is: 4/17/2019


Questions? Please contact Edie Elliott.

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