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Basics of Original Cataloging (Session 1)

September 14, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This series introduces attendees to the key skills and workflows needed to create original records in MARC 21 format. These webinars are designed for individuals who have prior training or experience with copy cataloging practices. Attendees are strongly encouraged to have access to their preferred cataloging software during these presentations.

Attendees of these sessions will have the opportunity to.

Review key terms and resources to support original catalogingExplore tools and tactics to streamline original cataloging workflowsPractice searching for and modifying records to examine possible workflows


Individuals are encouraged to have access to their cataloging software while taking this course, if possible.  Individuals are encouraged to have access to materials they are working to catalog and have questions about.


Session description:

The first session in our newest Fundamentals of Cataloging series will provide an overview of the skills and knowledge needed to create MARC records from scratch.

Attendees will explore the vocabulary of original cataloging, the levels and types of cataloging possible, and the basic reference sites that can support their individual cataloging needs.

Attendees of this session will have the opportunity to…

Learn how to efficiently assess the quality of recordsUnderstand the benefits of different levels of cataloging – core, full, and enhancedDiscover key reference sitesFor more information and registration, please click HERE.


September 14
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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CE Ohio Partner


CE Ohio Partner