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Introduction to Authority Records

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 (9:30 AM - 12:30 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   Marion Carnegie Library (In Person, Max: 10)
Cost:   Free
Presenter:   Shelley Stone

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This class provides an introduction to authority records, which are records that establish an approved form of a name, series, subject, or uniform title to be used in headings in bibliographic records. Topics covered include:
-Purpose of authority records
-Explanation of MARC coding in authority records, including fixed and variable fields
-How to interpret an authority record, including See references, See also references, attributes, and notes
-Introduction to searching in the OCLC authority file
-Use of established headings in bibliographic records

This class qualifies for cataloging CE credit for SHARE catalogers.

Attendees should be familiar with MARC coding.

Type:   Workshop

Register by: 5/21/2019

Categories: Cataloging, LLSAP

This event is sponsored by Illinois Heartland Library System.

Event listed by: SHARE

Last day to cancel registrations is: 5/21/2019

Questions? Please contact Shelley Stone.

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