Cataloging Resources

Cataloging Resources

Blogs

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology Blog

https://www.librarianshipstudies.com/

Planet Cataloging

http://planetcataloging.org/

Library of Congress, Cataloging and Acquisitions

http://www.loc.gov/aba/

 

Guides

ALA: Cataloging and Resources LibGuide

https://libguides.ala.org/catalogingtools

Authority WIki-backstage

http://ac.bslw.com/community/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

LOC: RDA Record Examples

https://www.loc.gov/catworkshop/RDA%20training%20materials/SCT%20RDA%20Records%20TG/index.html

Map Catalogers’ Tool Box

http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~dbertuca/maps/cat/map-cat-toolbox.html

RDA Training – British Library

http://www.bl.uk/bibliographic/cataloguing-training.html

Resources for Cataloging – ALCTS

http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/org/cat

Resources for Cataloging – Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/aba/cataloging/tools/

Resources for Cataloging – OCLC

https://www.oclc.org/bibformats/en.html

Understanding MARC authorities

http://www.loc.gov/marc/uma/

 

Listservs

Autocat@listserv.syr.edu

OCLC-CAT@OCLC.ORG

sierra@listserv.iii.com

 

Organizational Websites

ALCTS

http://www.ala.org/alcts/

ALCTS Committee on Cataloging: Description and Access (CC:DA)

https://libraries.psu.edu/tas/jca/ccda/

MOUG

http://musicoclcusers.org/

Music Library Association

https://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/

NASIG

https://www.nasig.org/

OLAC

https://olacinc.org/index.php

RDA Steering Committee

http://rda-rsc.org/

CC:DA (ALA committee related to RDA)

https://alcts.ala.org/ccdablog/?cat=33

 

Professional Development

ALCTS Mentoring Program

http://www.ala.org/alcts/mgrps/howto/mentor

ALCTS: Career Profiles in Cataloging, Metadata, and Related Fields

http://www.ala.org/alcts/mgrps/camms/careerprofiles

Catalogers Learning Workshop (LC)

http://www.loc.gov/catworkshop/

Idaho Commission for Libraries: ABLE (Alternative Basic Library Education)

https://libraries.idaho.gov/continuing-education/able/

Library Juice Academy

http://libraryjuiceacademy.com/

Upcoming WorldCat Training

https://www.oclc.org/support/training/portfolios.en.html

WebJunction

https://www.webjunction.org/home.html

Wyoming State Library Training Calendar (list of free continuing education opportunities)

https://library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar/

 

Standards

BIBFRAME

https://www.loc.gov/bibframe/

Cataloging Standards

http://www.ala.org/alcts/sites/ala.org.alcts/files/content/resources/org/cat/differences07.pdf

Cataloging Standards

https://www.oclc.org/bibformats/en.html

IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM)

https://www.ifla.org/publications/node/11412

LC standards

http://www.loc.gov/standards/

MARC Development

https://www.loc.gov/marc/mac/index.html

More on MARC

https://www.loc.gov/marc/

Understanding MARC records

http://www.loc.gov/marc/uma/pt1-7.html

 

Tools – Free

CONSER – Cooperative Online Serials Program

https://www.loc.gov/aba/pcc/conser/

Cutter Table

http://www.loc.gov/aba/pcc/053/table.html

LOC Authorites

http://authorities.loc.gov/

LOC Subject Headings

http://www.loc.gov/aba/publications/FreeLCSH/freelcsh.html#GFT

MARC 21 Format for Authority Data

https://www.loc.gov/marc/authority/

searchFAST

https://fast.oclc.org/searchfast/

VIAF Authority File

https://viaf.org/

WorldCat Indexes by Data Type

https://help.oclc.org/Librarian_Toolbox/Searching_WorldCat_Indexes/Indexes/Index_lists/Indexes_by_data_type?fbclid=IwAR0AbmoJpXTrZxvYlPhtgERPxaKZ0jsKyK6fmdgX5Ymwl29vE3SrErXg4Iw

MarcEdit

https://marcedit.reeset.net/

 

Tools – Paid

Cataloger’s Desktop

https://www.loc.gov/cds/desktop/

ClassificationWeb

https://classificationweb.net/

RDAToolkit

http://access.rdatoolkit.org/

WebDewey

http://dewey.org/webdewey/

 

Webinars

ALCTS 101 Webinar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i994SBq6Uw0&feature=youtu.be

ALCTS Continuing Education

https://www.youtube.com/user/alctsce

Handouts are often available on the ALCTS website: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/past/webinar

ALCTS Online Learning

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents

Idaho Commission for Libraries: Library Learning Online SABLE (Supplemental Alternative Basic Library Education)

https://libraries.idaho.gov/continuing-education/library-learning-online/

American Libraries Live

https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/al-live/

“Join library experts and hundreds of your colleagues for interactive discussions on pressing issues in modern librarianship. American Libraries Live webcasts cover the full spectrum of library topics and give the ALA community a chance to learn about and discuss issues it deals with daily. Each program lasts 60 minutes.”

Infopeople (California Libraries group)

https://infopeople.org/training/view/webinar/archived

Management, leadership, technology, communication, working with patrona.

Florida Library Webinars / Cataloging

https://floridalibrarywebinars.org/ondemand/cataloging/

Topics: Catalog, XML, weeding, collection management, etc

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

https://kdla.ky.gov/librarians/staffdevelopment/kdlaarchivedwebinars/Pages/default.aspx

See: Cataloging.  Other interesting topics, too.

 

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