Dates: June 2-27, 2014
Credits: 1.5 CEUs
More and more of the items in a library collection are non-print. This
includes CD’s, DVDs, streaming video, etc. How access to these
information sources is provided, along with descriptions of them, will
be examined. Realia, or “physical” items such as puppets, collections of
specimens (rocks, insects, etc.) will also be covered, as will games
and manipulatives. A basic understanding of cataloging and MARC is
At the completion of this class, the attendee will:
- Be able to ascertain the difference between “content” and “carrier” in the cataloging environment.
- Use RDA to create MARC records for an online environment.
- Have experience coding data in the MARC record unique to non-print materials.
- Have experience creating access points relevant to non-print not
applicable to print materials and know why they are important.
- Be able to interpret cataloging rules for formats not in existence when the rules were first promulgated.
This course can be taken as one of seven courses needed to earn our Certificate in Cataloging, but can be taken as a stand-alone course as well.