Wednesday, June 12, 2013

July/Aug: Basic Cataloging and Classification

An Infopeople online course, July 16, 2013 to August 12, 2013

This four-week online course will provide an overview of library cataloging and classification and prepare you to do copy cataloging. You will gain knowledge of basic cataloging rules and tools, commonly used controlled vocabularies, the Dewey Decimal Classification system, and MARC21 format. Applying this knowledge, you will be able to decode MARC bibliographic records and perform basic copy cataloging. Experienced instructor Xiaoli Li will help you learn to…

  • Feel comfortable with the basics of cataloging, classification and MARC records
  • Copy catalog items in a variety of formats
  • Become familiar with cataloging practices, rules and tools
Fee: $75 for those in the California library community and Infopeople Partners, $150 for all others. 

For a complete course description and to register go to

NOTE: This course is approved as covering the Cataloging and Classification competencies for the LSSC program.

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