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

14 July 2015

MARC: An Introduction (MCLS)

The instructor will present an overview to MARC (Machine-Readable Cataloging) records and related terminology, such as the fixed and variable fields, tags, indicators, subfields, and International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD). (January 20 - 22)

14 July 2015

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.

28 July 2015

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. (March 31 - April 2)

11 August 2015

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 and leave with a better understanding of how to transition from AACR2 to RDA. 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. (March 10-12)

25 August 2015

MARC: An Introduction (MCLS)

The instructor will present an overview to MARC (Machine-Readable Cataloging) records and related terminology, such as the fixed and variable fields, tags, indicators, subfields, and International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD). (January 20 - 22)

16 September 2015

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. (February 4 - 6)

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