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Cataloging 101: May/June 2008 Sandra Q.

Cataloging 101:

Williams This is the final column of the Cataloging 101 series by Sandra Q. Williams. The columns included discussion of the importance of rules and standards in today's world of automated catalogs in school library media centers. Cataloging Made (Almost) Easy Items find their way into the media center in many ways besides the traditional standard ordering process from vendors. CIP: One Source of Cataloging Records: This fifth column will discuss some of the ways media specialists can find cataloging information that has already been prepared for many of these uncataloged resources. Catalogers at the Library of Congress prepare CIP records when the book is still in its galley stage. Subject Heading Consistency The media specialist will need to consult the Sears List of Subject Headings (Miller, 2004) to find subject headings consistent with ones already in the local catalog. Another source for catalog records is AMICUS at . Copy v.

Introduction to RDA. Catalogers Learning Workshop (CLW), Program for Cooperative Cataloging, Library of Congress. Catalogers Learning Workshop (CLW) provides information professionals training resources related to the organization and classification of bibliographic information.

Catalogers Learning Workshop (CLW), Program for Cooperative Cataloging, Library of Congress

Learn more about the history of the CLW Library of Congress Subject Headings: Online Training Comprehensive training on the structure and assignment of Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). Units are divided into two or more modules, each of which consists of a lecture and one or more quizzes. Infopeople. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) What Is a MOOC? A massive open online course (MOOC) is a model for delivering learning content online to any person who wants to take a course, with no limit on attendance.

This updated ELI 7 Things You Should Know About MOOCs II (June 2013) provides additional key facts about MOOCs. A short video about MOOCs and the connected age. MOOC Resources How Students Engage with a Remedial English Writing MOOC: A Case Study in Learning Analytics with Big Data, ELI Brief, March 2015. Previous Events EDUCAUSE Sprint 2013, July 30–August 1.

Looking for more sessions on MOOCs? MOOCs of Interest Current/Future State of Higher Education 2012. MOOC Providers. Slides Self Directed Achievement webinar. ABLE. ABLE has been providing library basics for library staff world-wide since 1998.


Over 5,000 ABLE Course Completion Certificates have been printed and distributed to individuals in 32 countries.A recent user commented:Thank you for such generosity in sharing your knowledge.....I work as a library aide in two schools in Brisbane, Australia. Your courses will be invaluable to me and many others....A big thank you to all the people at the Idaho Commission for Libraries whose thoughtfulness, knowledge and hard work has contributed to this venture.

All the best, Helen Abbott, Teacher Aide, Brisbane, Australia No registration is required, simply click on the links below and begin learning.NOTE: If you recently tried the courses and they didn't work -- try again. First clear the cache on your web browser and then open the files. ABLE Courses Collection Development Sequence. Viewcontent. Free Training. Library of Congress (LC) RDA Training Materials. ALA Online Learning. Access ALA’s wide range of library-related online learning–covering fundamentals, advances, trends, and hot topics at ALA Online Learning.

ALA Online Learning

What is Online Learning? Education delivered via a computer, using the internet via a web-browser, and perhaps another software for coursework, video or audio files. It may occur once or at regular intervals over several weeks, be downloadable anytime, or require a reservation to participate. The many options for online education are available throughout ALA Online Learning. When you select a topic, you will see a list of titles that may be available as e-forums, webinars, courses, or recorded webcasts. Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) ALCTS offers related courses that cover the basics of library technical services skill areas.

Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

Click below for course descriptions of Fundamentals of: The first three courses above are approved by the Library Support Staff Certification program and comprise the Collection Management Course. Schedule of Upcoming Sessions 2014 Schedules Fundamentals of Acquisitions (FOA) Session 1: February 24 – April 4 Session 2: April 28 – June 6 Session 3: July 21 – August 29 Session 4: September 15 – October 24 Session 5: November 10 – December 19.

Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)