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

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)

28 September 2016

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)

04 October 2016

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)

04 October 2016

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)

11 October 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)

18 October 2016

Rare Book Cataloging: an Introduction

This 3-day course is an introduction to creating original and copy cataloging records for rare books. (Oct. 18 - 20, 2016/ 2-hour session per day)

18 October 2016

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)

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