Fundamentals of Cataloging ONLINE: Subject Analysis Tools for Copy Catalogers (Session 2)

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Series Information:

Fundamentals of Cataloging--our popular, long-running series of in-person training sessions--is now online!  The fourth set of sessions in the series will focus on the skills and knowledge necessary to understand and assess existing subject headings in MARC format.  Please note that this series is aimed at folks primarily practicing copy cataloging.  Each session includes dedicated practice time, brief quizzes, and other learning engagement opportunities.


Session Description:

This second session in the Subject Analysis for Copy Catalogers series will focus on tools and resources you can use to verify assigned subject headings.  Through this session, attendees will have the opportunity to...

  • 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 free, online tools they can use to assess the quality of existing subject headings



  • Attendees must have attended the in-person or online version of our Fundamentals of Cataloging: Introduction or have an appropriate combination of other course work or experience with basic cataloging concepts and workflows.
  • Attendees should plan to have 2-3 physical items available at their desks during the session for hands-on practice time.
December 3rd, 2019 1:30 PM through  3:30 PM
Phone: 1-800-686-8975
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s)
OhioNET members $ 0.00
Non-members $ 65.00
Webinar Event
Webinar Key 8748240476421689347
Archived Webinar Link
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 responsible for copy cataloging of records or assessing the quality of vendor-supplied records (especially those new to these tasks) and anyone with an interest in the topic.
CE Contact Hours 2