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Upcoming training

01 December 2015


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.

07 December 2015

Legal Resources on the Internet (MCLS)

In addition to how to locate materials, the lawyer-librarian instructor will discuss how the sources fit into our legal system. The special challenges presented by legal reference will be discussed, and advice given about how to avoid the unauthorized practice of law. (2 days / 2 - hour session per day)

08 December 2015

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)

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