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Basic Cataloging and Classification
This four-week online course will provide an overview of library cataloging and classification and prepare you to do copy cataloging. Through reading materials, online forums, and individual exercises, 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.
During the course, you will be doing assignments and taking quizzes. You will also participate in discussion forums as part of the online learning process. In addition you will have access to the online tools, such as OCLC WebDewey.
Presented by :: Xiaoli Li
This course runs June 29 – July 26, 2021.
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