Cataloging for Non-Catalogers

Hands-on cataloging for your non-cataloging staff-

Cataloging for Non-Catalogers
with Sylvia Hall-Ellis

12-week eCourse
Beginning Monday, September 22


This eCourse is ideal for institutions and organizations that would like non-cataloging staff to become proficient at hands-on cataloging—no prior cataloging experience is required.
From the basic core concepts to building their own records with several weeks of hands-on exercises, your staff can go from beginner to advanced cataloger in this eCourse. Participants will cover the latest trends, techniques, and instructions—including RDA: Resource Description and Access—to help catalog your materials.
In 12 weeks, participants will:
Learn about different cataloging schemes and different types of records
Learn the core concepts that govern the field of cataloging with an emphasis on working in an online environment
Learn how bibliographic description works, including the basics of different cataloging standards and bibliographic formats
Gain a thorough understanding of how authority control and subject access work
Catalog materials in a variety of formats and subject areas
Use the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme and the Library of Congress Classification Scheme
Sylvia Hall-Ellis, an expert cataloger and instructor at the SJSU iSchool, will guide this asynchronous eCourse.
Participants who complete this Advanced eCourse will receive a SJSU iSchool/ALA Publishing Advanced Certificate of Completion.