Northeast Ohio Regional Library System

Library Bootcamp: Intro to Cataloging
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern
Cataloging and metadata
Event Description
So what really IS cataloging, anyway? Why do we do it? What does a typical cataloger's day look like? Geared toward non-catalogers and brand-new catalogers, this session will share introductory vocabulary, concepts, and principles of cataloging, as well as advice for pursuing technical services work.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand why and how libraries catalog materials
  • Gain new vocabulary to discuss library catalogs
  • Learn to "read" catalog records at a basic level.

Misty Alvaro has worked in academic, public, and special libraries, but public libraries are their forever home. They worked in every possible public services department and technical services before landing their perfect gig as a cataloging and processing manager at Columbus Metropolitan Libraries. They are a member of CML's DEI Committee and are passionate about equity, inclusion, and representation in library collections. Most importantly, Misty loves answering questions!
Online via Zoom
Contact Person
Who Should Attend:  Anyone interested in learning about cataloging
Competency:  Cataloging and Metadata

Non-Member Cost:      $40
NEO-RLS Bronze Member Cost:  $24
NEO-RLS Silver Member Cost:   FREE
NEO-RLS Gold Member Cost:    FREE
NEO-RLS Individual Member Cost:  $20

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