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If You Know More, You'll Find More: A Cataloger's Tips on Getting the Most from Your Catalog [Archive]
“Why can’t I find it?” “Don’t we have anything on this?” If you’ve ever been frustrated by searching your library’s catalog, this is the program you need to learn more about how to search effectively. Let a cataloger with experience in public and academic libraries demystify stopwords, operators, browsing versus keyword searches, subject heading subdivisions and more. Learn how to make the most of the treasure hoard of data in your library’s catalog!
Presenter: Mike Monaco is Coordinator, Cataloging Services at the University of Akron. He has sixteen years of experience as a librarian, having worked for Akron-Summit County Public Library, John Carrol University, and Cleveland Public Library. He has given presentations on technical services topics for professional organizations including the OLC, NOTSL, and OVGTSL, and is currently chair of the NOTSL Board