MCLS

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

10 August 2016

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)

11 August 2016

AACR2...Meet RDA (MCLS)

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.

16 August 2016

Classification Web (MCLS)

Classification Web is a product that enables anyone with access to the web to browse and search the full text of the LC Classification schedules! (3-days/2 hour sessions per day)

23 August 2016

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)

20 September 2016

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)

21 September 2016

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)

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