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Music Cataloging Basics
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A webinar on the basics of music cataloging using the current RDA (Resource Description and Access) and MARC21 standards.

9/30/2015
When: 09/30/2015
2:30 PM
Where: Online webinar
Presenter: Sonia Archer-Capuzzo and Mary Huismann
Contact: Mac Nelson

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Music Cataloging Basics
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
2:30pm Eastern, 90 minutes

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The world of music cataloging is often puzzling to catalogers without music background or experience. Sonia Archer-Capuzzo and Mary Huismann will put the puzzle pieces in place with this webinar on the basics of music cataloging using the current RDA (Resource Description and Access) and MARC21 standards. This workshop is designed for those with cataloging experience who are approaching cataloging of music materials for the first time.

Topics include:

• Basic music information and concepts
• MARC tags for music
• Searching OCLC and determining the best record in OCLC
• Brief introduction to music subject and genre/form headings
• Brief introduction to music preferred titles
• Numbers - publisher numbers and how they are used
• Dates - types of dates found and their significance - what to do when there is no date

Please contact Mac Nelson for additional information.