MCLS training

MCLS is a non-profit membership organization providing libraries a convenient, single point of contact for training, group purchasing, and technical support for electronic resources.

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Upcoming training

28 March 2017

Copy Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA (MCLS)

In this hands-on workshop, you will explore the foundations behind RDA, the tools included in the RDA Toolkit and leave with a better understanding of how to transition from AACR2 to RDA. (3 days / 2-hour session per day)

04 April 2017

FRBR: An introduction (MCLS)

This class will explain the FRBR model and show how the concepts of FRBR are applied in RDA cataloging records. (2 days/2-hour session per day)

11 April 2017

Original Cataloging of Monographs Using RDA (MCLS)

In this 3-day, hands-on workshop, you will explore the foundations behind RDA, the tools included in the RDA Toolkit. Participants will learn the core elements of a catalog record, key MARC tags, how to assign subject headings, basic authority control and why it is important. (3 days / 2-hour session per day)

18 April 2017

Copy Cataloging of Sound Recordings Using RDA (MCLS)

Learn how to catalog sound recordings (CDs, MP3s, and cassettes, both musical and nonmusical), using such tools as RDA and Library of Congress Subject Headings Manual. (3 days / 2-hour session per day)

20 April 2017

BIBFRAME: a basic overview

This class will be online for one 2-hour session using our online workshop software. You will receive additional instructions on how to attend this session after registering for this class.

25 April 2017

Original Cataloging of Archives Using RDA (MCLS)

This hands-on workshop teaches participants how to original catalog archives using such tools as the RDA Toolkit, the Library of Congress - Program for Cooperative Cataloging Policy Statements and Library of Congress Subject Headings Manual. (3 days / 2 - hour session per day)