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Event Name:
Cataloging Unusual Items


Competency:
Cataloging

Description:
Has anyone ever asked you to catalog a bicycle? Libraries have been adding more and more non-book materials to our catalogs: models, tools, toys… even ukuleles. This session will discuss content versus carrier for non-books, then walk through the most important descriptive data for any format. Build the confidence to catalog all your weirdest stuff!
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Identify content versus carrier fields in RDA MARC21 bib records
  • Include crucial descriptions to maximize searchability
  • Use a “weird stuff” template as a starting point in future cataloging
Presenter:
Misty Alvaro is the Materials Manager for Columbus Metropolitan Library, in charge of all cataloging and processing operations. They have worked in public, academic, and special libraries; in all functional areas from circulation and public services librarianship to special collections cataloging and management.
 

Event Date:
7/21/2022

Event Time:
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern

Location:
Online via Zoom
UNITED STATES

Contact Person:

Details:
Who should attend:  Anyone interested in learning more about cataloging unusual items
Competency:  Cataloging

Non-Member Cost:      $55
NEO-RLS Bronze Member:   $40
NEO-RLS Silver Member Cost:  $25
NEO-RLS Gold Member Cost:    FREE
NEO-RLS Individual Membership Cost:  $27.50


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