Fundamentals of Cataloging: Subject Analysis for Copy Catalogers

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This session will focus on the skills and knowledge necessary to understand and assess existing subject headings in MARC format.  This course is aimed at those individuals primarily practicing copy cataloging.  Through this session, attendees will have the opportunity to...

  • gain an overview of the variety of subject heading systems
  • understand the rules for how LoC subject headings are assigned to a record
  • recognize the variety of RDA-related changes in subject authority records
  • explore MARC21 for subject headings in bib records and LCSH authority records
  • assess the quality of existing records
  • discuss cataloger's judgement and bias


November 12th, 2019 9:30 AM through  3:30 PM
1500 West Lane Ave.
Columbus, 43221-3975
United States
Phone: 1-800-686-8975
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s)
OhioNET members $ 65.00
Non-members $ 130.00
Webinar Event
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Event Details
Presenter Name Misty Alvaro
Presenter Background

Misty Alvaro received her MLIS from Kent State University while getting her start in public libraries. Most recently, Misty served as a cataloger and project coordinator with OSU's Special Collections Description and Access department. Misty has experience cataloging a variety of formats and languages, including Japanese, all Romance languages, and a little German.  In addition to her work with us here at OhioNET, Misty has rejoined the public library landscape with a new gig at Upper Arlington Public Library, where she serves as the Cataloger Librarian.

Training Track Fundamentals of Cataloging
Who Should Attend Individuals who are primarily responsible for copy cataloging tasks and anyone with an interest in the topic.
CE Contact Hours 5