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April 4th & 5th
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for a workshop you wouldn't want to miss!

The Southern California Technical Processes Group &
Music Library Association
Southern California Chapter
Presents ...

Music Cataloging Workshop


Designed for beginning and intermediate music catalogers, participants will receive an overview of the basics of music score and sound recording cataloging using AACR2, MARC coding, and LCSH. Topics include: music cataloging tools: (e.g. LCRI's, LC Subject Cataloging Manual, Cataloger's Desktop, sources for dating music, Internet resources); basics of describing printed music; basics of describing sound recordings; uniform titles (AACR2 and use of OCLC authority files); and subject analysis (based on LCSH)

Intended Audience:

* Librarian and para-professional catalogers who are not full-time music catalogers
* Library school students or recent graduates
* Music catalogers interested in reviewing the basics

Mark Scharff Music Cataloger, Gaylord Music Library, Washington University in St. Louis since 1992.

Previous employment at Indiana Univesrity and University of Iowa. At WashU, catalog music and music-related material in all formats. B.A., music educiation, Luther College; taught elem./jr. hgih band for 7 years.

Coursework for M.A. in musicology, University of Iowa. M.S., library/information science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 13 summers on staff of National Music Camp (now Interlochen Arts Camp)

Currently Chair of Music OCLC Users Group Newly-appointed member, MLA BCC Subcommittee on Descriptive Cataloging (2nd time around); recently retired from BCC MARC Formats Subcommittee; also served on Authorities (chair for 5 years) MLA Midwest Chapter: Cataloging Committee, forever; Local Arrangements Committee for 2004 chapter meeting in St. Louis Independent contributor in NACO Music Project since 1991; reviewer for new participants Teacher, sound recordings cataloging workshop, OLAC/MOUG joint meeting, 2000. Presentations at MLA, MOUG, MLA Midwest Chapter meetings. ALA: Ad-Hoc Chair for Uniform Titles, LITA/ALCTS Authority Control in the Online Environment Interest Group; newly appointed to Joint PCC/CCS Task Force to Develop Series Training (for creating series authority records) Performance activities: St. Louis Symphony Chorus, tuba player in brass quintet, organ-playing under duress.

Suggested readings list will be sent to all participants when they receive their registration confirmation.

SCTPG is the regional affiliate of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). For more information and registration, please visit the SCTPG web site at:

California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, Calif


Click here if you are an MLA or SCTPG member ($55)
Click here if you are not a member of MLA or SCTPG member ($75)

Morning and afternoon refreshments included each day. Hosted lunch on Monday No-host lunch on Tuesday

Driving to CSU Northridge:
CSU Northridge Campus Map:
Parking: $4.00 per vehicle. CSU attendees may use their campus parking permit.
Use the Prairie St. entry booth (west side of campus off Darby Ave.).

Class size is limited to 40! Registration closes March 4, 2005. Checks are due by March 18

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at Phone: (310) 825-1936 or FAX: (310) 206-4974

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