Thursday, September 4, 2014

Oct: Using and Understanding Library of Congress Classification (ALA)

4-week eCourse
Beginning Monday, October 6, 2014

Gain comprehensive grounding in Library of Congress Classification (LCC) principles and practice. Starting with the basics, expert cataloging instructor Cheryl Tarsala will teach you how to assign LCC numbers with correct meaning in hierarchy, build numbers using tables, and apply numbers that help patrons browse your library.
After completing this eCourse you will
•    understand basic structure of LCC
•    know how to do number assignment and shelflisting using Library of Congress Classification Web (LC ClassWeb) and the LCC print schedules
•    understand the types of numberbuilding tables in LCC and how to apply them
•    have experience with specific LCC classes that have more complex issues for shelflisting