Need to create original catalog records? These webinars can get you started.

Our long-running series of cataloging training continues in 2019 with overview of both original and copy-cataloging best practices.  Whether you’re new to cataloging or looking for a refresher, these two sets of webinars will get you up to speed.  Click the title links to register and get more information.

Fundamentals of Cataloging: Introduction & Basic Description series
This first set of webinars explains basic cataloging concepts and processes for copy catalogers and demonstrates how to describe our most numerous resources—books! This series serves as an excellent stepping stone for later cataloging sessions. Series presenter: Sarah Schaff, Denison University Libraries.

Basic Cataloging Overview, 1/15/19, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Meet MARC, 1/29/19, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
RDA vs. AACR2, 2/12/19, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM


Fundamentals of Cataloging: Introduction to Original Cataloging series
Got local or unique items in need of records?  Our newest webinar series returns to provide an overview of the skills and knowledge needed to create MARC records from scratch.  Attendees to this session MUST have copy-cataloging experience or have taken the Introduction & Basic Description webinars. Series presenter: Misty Alvaro, Upper Arlington Public Library.

Basics of Original Cataloging, 3/26/19, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Simplifying Original Cataloging Workflows with Tools, 4/2/19, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Tricks, Resources, and Practice for Original Cataloging, 4/16/19, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM