Assigning Library of Congress Call Numbers: Advanced

Assigning Library of Congress Call Numbers: Advanced

Learn to assign call numbers using 2 cutters and how to use LC tables.

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Building on the mechanisms learned in the Intermediate course, explore more complex and specialized conventions, including use of the Regions & Countries table, geographical classification in the H & P schedules, and treatment of translations, biographies, and bibliographies. (Starts from the point of an already established base class number. Does not cover classification for legal, musical, or cartographic works.)


 Become familiar with the special cuttering practices, general tables, and schedule-specific tables that deal with subarrangement for:

  1. Geographical subject or origin of the resource
  2. Translations
  3. Biographies
  4. Bibliographies

You need to have previously taken the Assigning LC Call Numbers Basic and Intermediate classes or have that knowledge prior to taking this workshop.

This class will be held online. All registered attendees will receive an email with login information about one week prior to the class date.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Date & Time May 25-26-27, 2021
2pm - 4pm Eastern
1pm - 3pm Central
Instructor Autumn Faulkner
Prerequisites Assigning LC Call Numbers Basic workshop, Assigning LC Call Numbers Intermediate workshop, and a familiarity of Classification Web or the print schedules & OCLC Authorities.
Credits This workshop has been approved for 6 General Library Education Units (LEUs) for Indiana library staff.
Audience ALL
Topic Cataloging

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Terms/Registration Information

It is highly recommended that all registrants register for this workshop at least SEVEN DAYS PRIOR to the workshop date. If you register after that, you must additionally send an email to that you have registered past the deadline. You will receive a general email confirmation immediately upon successfully registering for this workshop. All registered attendees will receive an additional email with login information approximately one week prior to the 1st class date. If you do not receive an invitation to the meeting by noon of the day prior, please email

Venue/Technical Information

Online via Zoom

Vendor MCLS

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Instructor: Autumn Faulkner

Autumn Faulkner supervises copy catalogers at Michigan State University Libraries, where she started as an original cataloger working on monographs, non-English materials, and music. Her current interests include user-friendly workflows and documentation, equitable and ethical metadata practices, and keeping a weather eye on evolving linked data approaches and environments.


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Date(s) and time(s):
May 25-26-27, 2021
2pm - 4pm Eastern
1pm - 3pm Central

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Member Price: $ 99.00
Non-Member Price: $ 199.00

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