The Southern California Technical Processes Group (SCTPG)
presents

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Subject Analysis Workshop Back by popular demand!

 

 

This course focuses on subject analysis—“What a work is about”. Participants learn how to construct and assign subject headings to bibliographic records. This course covers basic skills for those new to subject cataloging but who have some basic knowledge of cataloging and the MARC formats. It is useful also to experienced catalogers, supervisors, and trainers. Some familiarity with MARC is helpful.

Session includes:

  1. Introduction to Subject Analysis
  2. Types of Subject Headings and Types of Subdivisions
  3. Assigning Subject Headings
  4. Constructing Subject Headings
  5. Geographic Headings and Geographic Subdivisions
  6. Topical Subdivision HISTORY and Chronological Subdivisions; Form Subdivisions
  7. LITERATURE Subject Headings and Instruction Sheets
  8. Review of Tools for Subject Analysis

Trainer: Manuel Urrizola, Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services, The Libraries, UC Riverside

Date:     Friday, October 16, 2009

Time:    8:30am-4:30pm
            8:00-8:30am Continental breakfast/Sign In

Location:   California State University, Northridge
            Oviatt Library, Presentation Room

Parking:    The cost is $5.00. CSU employees with a parking sticker can park for free. View the map.

Cost:    $40.00 (SCTPG members)
            $50.00 (non-SCTPG members—includes the $10.00 membership fee)
            Continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and handouts included

Registration Form:    

For more information on the program, please visit the SCTPG website: http://library.csun.edu/sctpg/upcoming.html
SCTPG is the regional affiliate of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA)

SCTPG is the regional affiliate of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA).

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18-Sep-2009