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

This is a reminder that registration is open for the next Online With the CMC webinar, “Doublin’ Down on Dublin Core”. The webinar will take place on Thursday, January 20, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT.

Dublin Core, vocabulary terms usually used to describe digital resources, will be discussed, as well as the history and background of Dublin Core, variations, elements, and how to crosswalk the data. Examples of Dublin Core records will be shared as well as how to create a Dublin Core record. The presenter is Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Project Coordinator for the Illinois Heartland Library System.

For more information, and to register, please go here. We encourage everyone to register, even if you are unable to attend the live session, since a link to the recording will be sent to all registrants after the event. Registration is open through the day of the event. Having an account in L2 is required for registering.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org.

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

This is a reminder that registration is open for the next Online With the CMC webinar, “‘Note’ Worthy: Notes at Your Service”. The webinar will take place on Thursday, December 16, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT.

This presentation will describe some of the more obscure 500 fields used in audio recordings cataloging. The presenter is Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Project Coordinator for the Illinois Heartland Library System.

For more information, and to register, please go here. We encourage everyone to register, even if you are unable to attend the live session, since a link to the recording will be sent to all registrants after the event. Registration is open through the day of the event. Having an account in L2 is required for registering.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org.

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(via Gwen Gregory, Northern Illinois University)

Do you need help demonstrating the value of your library to different stakeholders? Want to know what to say to justify the need for continued or increased library funding or staffing? Would you like to attract new library users? Want advice on how to promote the library’s role in identifying fake news or why libraries are needed more than ever in the internet age?

The RAILS/IHLS My Library Is… campaign is designed to help libraries of all types (academic, public, school, and specialized) with these challenges and more. The campaign started in 2019, and we want to ensure that it continues to help libraries gain more support and visibility moving forward. You can help by completing the survey for your type of library.

The survey that is specifically for academic libraries is available here. A PDF version is available to view before completing the online survey, if desired.

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

This is a reminder that registration is still open for the next Online With the CMC webinar, “Where’s Waldo: Cataloging Maps”. The webinar will take place on Thursday, November 11, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. We have moved this webinar up one week so that it will not conflict with the IHLS Member Day.

The webinar will introduce attendees to the basics of map cataloging, focusing on the important and prominent MARC tags. The presenter will also use a map bibliographic record to demonstrate the differences between cataloging maps and cataloging books.

For more information, and to register, please go here. We encourage everyone to register, even if you are unable to attend the live session, since a link to the recording will be sent to all registrants after the event. Registration is open through the day of the event.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Project Coordinator for the Illinois Heartland Library System, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org.

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

This is a reminder that registration is still open for the next Online with the CMC (Cataloging Maintenance Center) webinar, “Getting Real: Cataloging Realia”. The webinar will take place on Thursday, October 21, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT. It will cover unique MARC fields for realia (three-dimensional real-world objects), and attendees will be able to view full MARC bibliographic records.

​For more information, and to register, please go here. We encourage everyone to register, even if you are unable to attend the live session, since a link to the recording will be sent to all registrants after the event. Registration is open through the day of the event.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Project Coordinator for the Illinois Heartland Library System, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org.

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

Our next Online with the CMC webinar, “When Speech Bubbles and Pictures Collide: Cataloging Graphic Novels”, will take place on Thursday, September 16, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT. There is still time to register here. The link to registration also includes a brief description of the webinar. We encourage everyone to register, even if you are unable to attend the live session, since a link to the recording will be sent to all registrants after the event. Registration is open through the day of the event.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Project Coordinator for the Illinois Heartland Library System, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org. ​

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Registration Open for FY 2022 Online with the CMC Webinars

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

Registration is now open for the Online with the CMC (Cataloging Maintenance Center) webinars listed below. Most of the webinars occur on the third Thursday of the month from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT, except for the November webinar, which had to be moved up one week, so that will occur on Thursday, November 11. All Online with the CMC webinars are recorded, so if anyone is unable to attend the live session, they can always watch the recording at a later time.

“When Speech Bubbles and Pictures Collide: Cataloging Graphic Novels”

September 16, 2021

The ins and outs of cataloging graphic novels with an emphasis on subject headings, genre/form headings, translations, and main and added entries. Presenter: Cheri-Schuler-Faust.

Register here.

“Getting Real: Cataloging Realia”

October 21, 2021

Unique MARC fields for realia (three-dimensional real-world objects) will be discussed and full MARC bibliographic records will be shared. Presenter: Dr. Pamela Thomas.

Register here.

“Where’s Waldo: Cataloging Maps”

November 11, 2021

Introduction to the basics of map cataloging focusing on the important/prominent MARC tags and presenting a map bibliographic record addressing some of the differences between cataloging maps and cataloging books. Presenter: Cheri Schuler-Faust.

Register here.

“‘Note’ [X]  Worthy Notes at Your Service”

December 16, 2021

This presentation will describe some of the more obscure 500 fields used in audio recordings cataloging. Presenter: Ian Anderson.

Register here.

“Doublin’ Down on Dublin Core”

January 20, 2022

Dublin Core, vocabulary terms usually used to describe digital resources, will be discussed, as well as the history and background of Dublin Core, variations, elements, and how to crosswalk the data. Examples of Dublin Core records will be shared as well as how to create a Dublin Core record. Presenter: Dr. Pamela Thomas.

Register here.

“MARC it Down: Cataloging with the 024, 028, and 588 Fields”

February 17, 2022

This presentation will cover the specific MARC fields 024, 028, and 588 and how they are used when cataloging items such as CDs, DVDs, videocassettes, and kits. Presenter: Ian Anderson.

Register here.

“Word of Mouth: Transcribing an Oral History Collection”

March 17, 2022

This presentation will outline the technological aspects of undertaking a larger-scale oral history transcription project (256 interviews, 180+ hours), including developing guidelines, researching tools, how to transcribe an oral history, researching the content of the oral histories, the process of uploading the materials to the Illinois Digital Archives (IDA), which is a CONTENTdm-based repository, and all the challenges inherent in this type of project. Presenters: Erin Rose and Heidi Margold.

Register here.

“Show and Tell: Strategies for Basic Book Repair and Preventive Care”

April 21, 2022

This presentation will be two parts. Part one will be preventive measures to care for your collection and basic skills to repair items that have become damaged. Part two will be a show-and-tell between the attendees and panelists. Please bring any items you have questions on that need maintenance, repair, or housing. You will be able to share your items either via pictures or through your camera on Zoom.

By the end of the session, attendees will have a basic plan to prevent damage to their collection as well as repair items that have been damaged. All attendees will be able to share images or show items via Zoom. Presenter: Heidi Margold.

Register here.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Project Coordinator for the Illinois Heartland Library System, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org.

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Seats Still Available in Upcoming Online with the CMC Courses

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

There are still seats available in the three Online with the CMC (Cataloging Maintenance Center) courses listed below. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Project Coordinator for the Illinois Heartland Library System, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org.

  • “Subject Analysis”: Monday, July 12 – Sunday, August 22 (registration is open until Monday, July 5, and the course is capped at 35 students); register here
  • “RDA Book Training”: Monday, September 13 – Sunday, October 24 (registration is open until Monday, September 6, and the course is capped at 30 students); register here
  • “RDA for Audio and Video Recordings”: Monday, November 8 – Sunday, December 19 (registration is open until Monday, November 1, and the course is capped at 25 students); register here. It is recommended that students take “RDA Book Training” first.
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(via Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Project Coordinator at Illinois Heartland Library System)

Registration is now open for three additional CMC (Cataloging Maintenance Center) Moodle courses. Please see below for additional information.

“Subject Analysis” will take place from Monday, July 12, to Sunday, August 22. Registration is open until Monday, July 5, and the course is capped at 35 students. For a class description, and to register, please go here.

“RDA Book Training” will last from Monday, September 13, to Sunday, October 24. Registration is open through Monday, September 6, and the course is capped at 30 students. For a course description, and to register, please go here.

“RDA for Audio and Video Recordings” will run from Monday November 8, to Sunday, December 19. Registration is open now until Monday, November 1, and the course is capped at 25 students. For a class description, and to register, please go here. It is recommended that students take “RDA Book Training” first.

If you have any questions about current course offerings or ideas for future course topics, please contact Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Project Coordinator at Illinois Heartland Library System, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org.

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

Registration is now open for Illinois Heartland Library System’s new CMC (Cataloging Maintenance Center) Moodle course, “3D Objects, Kits, and Realia”. This four-week online course will last from Monday, May 24, to Sunday, June 20.

The course provides hands-on cataloging of 3D objects, kits, and realia. Cataloging knowledge and experience is suggested. During the course, students will originally catalog 3D and 2D objects and kits including games, flyers, a bingo set, a postcard, and other challenging items.

Please register in L2 here. Registration is open through Monday, May 17, but enrollment is capped at 30 students, so anyone interested should sign up as soon as possible.

Starting in July, IHLS will again offer its other Moodle courses: “Subject Analysis” (July 12 – August 20), “RDA for Books” (September 13 – October 21), and “RDA for Audio and Video Recordings” (November 8 – December 17). Watch for an upcoming announcement on registration for these events.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Grant Manager at Illinois Heartland Library System, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org.

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