This is an archive on a webinar delivered on January 12, 2012. Description: If you’re really new to cataloging, this session is for you. In this 90-minute online session, facilitated by NEKLS technology librarian Heather Braum, you will:
learn the basic principles behind cataloging,
discover why librarians catalog,
learn to read a basic MARC record,
see what a good MARC record looks like,
learn basic cataloging terminology,
and practice describing different materials.
Special thanks to Robin Fay for allowing me to use a couple of the ideas shared in this webinar and presentation. See her outstanding slides: http://www.slideshare.net/robinfay/cataloging-basics-presentation.