Authorities

Authorities

Learn to establish access points and interpret content and coding of authority records.

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This workshop will teach participants guidelines for selection of authority records, content and interpretation of authority records, and an explanation of each field, subfield, and data element in the authority record. Goals for this workshop are for participants to be able to establish correct access points for cataloging and to interpret the content and coding of authority records during this process.

Additionally, participants will learn how to create corporate and personal name headings with appropriate cross references, explanatory references, and source data information.

This class will be held online. All registered attendees will receive an email with login information a few days prior to the class date.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Date & Time March 5-6-7, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern
12:30pm - 2:30pm Central
Instructor Dawn Olmsted Swanson
Prerequisites There are no prerequisites.
Credits This workshop has been approved for 6 General Library Education Units (LEUs) for Indiana library staff.
Audience ALL
Topic Cataloging
Notes

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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 training@mcls.org 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 training@mcls.org.

Venue/Technical Information

Online via Zoom

Vendor MCLS
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Instructor: Dawn Olmsted Swanson

Dawn Olmsted Swanson is currently the Head of Technical Services and Metadata, Lead Librarian, at the Kettering University Library. She has worked in the library field for over 30 years. Dawn has taught workshops for MCLS and other Michigan library organizations focusing mainly on cataloging and disaster planning topics. Dawn became a NACO Independent Contributor for Personal Authors in 2008 and for Corporate Authors in 2009. She has served and chaired many committees at Kettering University. She earned her BA at University of Michigan, Flint and earned her MLIS at Wayne State University. In her spare time, she is actively involved in her church as well as Boy Scouts of America & Girl Scouts of the USA.

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Date(s) and time(s):
March 5-6-7, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern
12:30pm - 2:30pm Central

Single Registration Pricing
Member Price: $ 99.00
Non-Member Price: $ 199.00

Group Registration Pricing
Member Group Price: $ 249.00
Non-Member Group Price: $ 349.00