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Registration Open for 2022-23 Cataloging Maintenance Center Online Courses (Part 2 of 2)

(via Dr. Pamela Thomas, Illinois Heartland Library System)

Registration is open for the following Moodle classes that Illinois Heartland Library System’s CMC (Cataloging Maintenance Center) will offer. See below for more information, including registration links. Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, IHLS Bibliographic Grant Manager, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org. Also, watch for an announcement in the near future with the Online with the CMC classes that the Cataloging Maintenance Center will offer in FY 2023.

“RDA Book Training”–Monday, January 16 – Friday, March 10, 2023

Are you new to RDA guidelines or just need a refresher? Have you recently switched jobs and need to brush up on your cataloging skills? If so, then this is the class for you!

The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) is providing “RDA Book Training” for library staff in any Illinois library. This is an eight-week course using Moodle software and covers the changes from AACR to RDA guidelines. FRBR, WEMI, identifying hybrid, AACR and RDA records, and series will be covered. Participants will take quizzes and copy catalog books. It is assumed that participants have basic cataloging knowledge and experience.

This is an asynchronous course, so you will not need to log in at a specific time, but you are expected to complete assignments and quizzes by the end of each week.

Please register here. Registered participants will be e-mailed a login and password before January 16.

“RDA Video and Audio Recordings Training”–Monday, May 8 – Friday, June 23, 2023

The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) is providing “RDA Video and Audio Recordings Training” for library staff in any Illinois library. This is a seven-week course using Moodle software. This course covers the changes from AACR to RDA guidelines. MARC record elements, including fixed field elements, will be covered. Participants will copy catalog DVDs, music CDs, and streaming audiobooks, and find matching records in OCLC. It is assumed that participants have basic cataloging knowledge and experience.

This is an asynchronous course, so you will not need to log in at a specific time, but you are expected to complete assignments and quizzes by the end of each week.

Please register here. Registered participants will be e-mailed a login and password before May 8.

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