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.

Instructor-led courses

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Upcoming training

02 May 2017

Copy Cataloging of Digital Resources Using RDA (MCLS)

This hands-on workshop teaches participants how to catalog digital resources 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)

09 May 2017

MARC: An Introduction (MCLS)

The instructor will present an overview to MARC (Machine-Readable Cataloging) records and related terminology. (3 days / 2-hour session per day)

09 May 2017

Authorities (MCLS)

Covers guidelines for selection of authority records, content and interpretation of authority records, and an explanation of each field, subfield, and data element in the authority record. (3-day/ 2-hour sessions per day)

17 May 2017

Dewey Decimal Classification (MCLS)

This is an introduction to the 23rd edition of the Dewey Decimal Classification system. The instructor will teach participants how to interpret and construct Dewey Decimal call numbers. (3 days/2-hour session per day)

01 June 2017

Partnering outside the box (MCLS)

This workshop covers building partnerships with local businesses including space logistics, promotion, contracts (or not), and more.

06 June 2017

Original Cataloging of Digital Resources using RDA (MCLS)

This hands-on workshop teaches participants how to original catalog digital resources 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)