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OCLC Crash Course for School/Small Libraries

Thursday, October 1, 2009 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   ISL Wimba Room (Web Conference/Webinar, Max: 15)
Cost:   Free

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This session is designed for School, Special, and small Public Librarians who need to get back into the groove but have little time. It introduces the Administrative Module of FirstSearch for patron online database searching, copy cataloging with CatExpress, and setting up and using FirstSearch for basic interlibrary loan.

To participate you will need: Your library's OCLC authorization and password for cataloging and FirstSearch administration; an Internet-accessible computer using at least Internet Explorer 6 or Firefox 1.5x; a headset with a microphone (for voice interaction), and computer speakers, or headphones (chat interaction available); and a solid understanding of MARC tagging.

This workshop is free if you are an IOUG (Illinois OCLC Users’ Group) member. Memberships are annual: $15.00 for individuals and $40.00 for institutions. Join at

Type:   Workshop

OCLC has developed a Training Portal
The training portal is your gateway to making the most of your OCLC products and services. This site provides you with access to additional in-person and Web-based instruction from OCLC and OCLC-certified training partners.

Categories: Cataloging, Electronic Resources, Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing, OCLC Services

Tags: IOUG, Illinet

This event is sponsored by Illinois State Library.

Last day to cancel registrations is: 10/1/2009

Questions? Please contact William Echelbarger.

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