OhioNET: Fundamentals of Cataloging – Basic Cataloging Overview (Session 1)
Create a solid foundation for the year ahead with Fundamentals of Cataloging – OhioNET’s popular online training series. This introductory set of sessions explains basic cataloging concepts and processes for copy catalogers and demonstrates how to describe one of our most trusted resources – books. Each session includes dedicated practice and searching time, brief quizzes, and other learning engagement opportunities. Perfect for anyone who is new to copy cataloging or returning to cataloging responsibilities!
This first session in the Introduction series will focus on an overview of the key concepts involved in cataloging and resource description. OhioNET will be covering the basic tools and vocabulary that you need to get started. In this session, attendees will have the opportunity to…
- learn some basic cataloging vocabulary
- understand the distinction between descriptive and subject cataloging
- get to know the variety of tools available to help support your cataloging
- special attention will be given to freely available cataloging resources
The event will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 26th, 2021 from 1:30-3:30 PM ET. For more information, please go to https://www.ohionet.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=608. When registering, select Kent State – iSchool as the organization. (Registration is free for iSchool students).