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

Registration is open for the Cataloging Maintenance Center’s next Online with the CMC webinar. Titled “O Brother, Part 2: What to Do With the 024, 028, & 588 Fields for Videocassettes and Kits”, it will take place on Thursday, December 8, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT.

We’re back with part 2 of talking about the 024, 028, and 588 fields, this time focusing on videocassettes and kits. What in the world is this “other standard identifier” (MARC 024)? How do you code publisher numbers (MARC 028)? And how can the source description help patrons (MARC 588)? Eric McKinney explains.

Please register in L2 here. Direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Grant Manager at Illinois Heartland Library System’s Cataloging Maintenance Center, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org. Also, make certain to check here for additional upcoming training opportunities.

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This is a reminder that registration is open for the October Online with the CMC webinar, “Getting to Know You: Special Collections in Your Library”. It will take place on Thursday, October 13, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT.

What exactly is a special collection? How are they cataloged? Join Barbera Scoby as she discusses special collections cataloging with examples from Lincoln, Dixon, and Sallie Logan public libraries.

For additional information, and to register, please go here. Please note that Online with the CMC webinars now take place the second Thursday, instead of the third Thursday, of each month. The time remains 10:00-11:00 AM CDT. Even if you cannot attend the live webinar, you are still encouraged to register, since all registrants receive the recording link afterwards.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Grant Manager at Illinois Heartland Library System’s Cataloging Maintenance Center, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org. Also, make certain to check here for additional upcoming training opportunities.

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Since the September “Cataloging Basics” Moodle course is full, Online with the CMC has created a second session in the spring. It will take place from Monday, March 27, to Friday, May 5, 2023. A crash course in basic cataloging with RDA, this six-week class covers MARC fields, 0XX-8XX, and also the fixed-field elements.

To register, please go here.  A login and password will be e-mailed to registered participants before Monday, March 27.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Grant Manager at Illinois Heartland Library System’s CMC, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org. Also, make certain to check here for additional training opportunities as they become available.

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

The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) will be offering Online with the CMC webinars for FY 2023 from August to May. Online with the CMC sessions are online, virtual webinars with a 15-to-20-minute presentation in Zoom, followed by questions and answers. For FY 2023, each webinar will be the second Thursday of each month (please note the change from previous years) from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT. Please register in L2. See below for more information, including the registration links.

“Looking to the Future: How to Learn About Linked Data and BIBFRAME”

Thursday, January 12, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT

Do you keep hearing about linked data and BIBFRAME and want to know more, but don’t know where to even start? Join the Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) Metadata Cataloger, Katy Egts, as she walks through her process of learning about linked data and BIBFRAME, from the perspective of a beginner herself. This presentation will both provide a brief overview of the two topics and discuss methods and resources with which to learn more.

Register here.

“Stop Wasting Time: Adding the 033 & 518 MARC Fields”

Thursday, February 9, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT

Dr. Pamela Thomas will discuss how the 033 (Date/Time and Place of an Event) and 518 (Date/Time and Place of an Event Note) MARC fields work together in a bibliographic record. Examples of both fields will be shared.

Register here.

“A Global Journey: Cataloging World Languages”

Thursday, March 9, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT

Mary Cornell will be offering tricks and tips for cataloging world languages. This presentation will include examples of records and resources utilized by the CMC.

Register here.

“A Stitch in Time: Basic (or Budget) Book Repair”

Thursday, April 13, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT

Linda Johnson will SHARE her experience in handling book repairs at a public library.

Register here.

“Treasure Troves of the Past: Digging into Cataloging Local History”

Thursday, May 11, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT

Mary Cornell digs into cataloging local history items for your library including examples of genealogy, yearbooks, and more!

Register here.

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

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

The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) will be offering Online with the CMC webinars for FY 2023 from August to May. Online with the CMC sessions are online, virtual webinars with a 15-to-20-minute presentation in Zoom, followed by questions and answers. For FY 2023, each webinar will be the second Thursday of each month (please note the change from previous years) from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT. Please register in L2. See below for more information, including the registration links.

“The Basics of Digitizing Photographs”

Thursday, August 11, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT

Join CMC intern, Emily Doehring, and the Metadata Cataloger, Katy Egts, as they discuss some of the common methods, tools, and techniques for digitizing photographs, and some tips for recording metadata about those photographs, too. Register in L2.

Register here.

“Don’t Go Changing: The New 334, 340, & 563 MARC Fields”

Thursday, September 8, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT

Examples of the 334 (Mode of Issuance), 340 (Physical Medium), and 563 (Binding Information) MARC fields will be discussed and shared by Dr. Pamela Thomas and Eric McKinney. Although the 334 field is not new, it is now used for more than just continuing resources.

Register here.

“Getting to Know You: Special Collections in Your Library”

Thursday, October 13, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT

Barbera Scoby will discuss special collections cataloging with examples from Lincoln, Dixon, and Sallie Logan public libraries.

Register here.

“Cataloging with a DEIA Focus”

Thursday, November 10, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT

Mary Cornell and Katy Egts will discuss cataloging with a DEIA (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility) focus, looking at how libraries can provide access to materials through advocating and creating inclusive terminology and metadata that promotes equity, diversity, and accessibility.

Register here.

“O Brother, Part 2: What to Do With the 024, 028 & 588 Fields for Videocassettes and Kits”

Thursday, December 8, 10:00-11:00 AM CDT

Join Eric McKinney for part 2 of What to Do with the 024, 028, & 588 Fields; this time focusing on videocassettes and kits.

Register here.

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

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

Registration is open for the following Moodle classes that Illinois Heartland Library System’s CMC (Cataloging Maintenance Center) will offer. See below for more information, including registration links. Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, IHLS Bibliographic Grant Manager, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org. Also, watch for an announcement in the near future with the Online with the CMC classes that the Cataloging Maintenance Center will offer in FY 2023.

“RDA Book Training”–Monday, January 16 – Friday, March 10, 2023

Are you new to RDA guidelines or just need a refresher? Have you recently switched jobs and need to brush up on your cataloging skills? If so, then this is the class for you!

The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) is providing “RDA Book Training” for library staff in any Illinois library. This is an eight-week course using Moodle software and covers the changes from AACR to RDA guidelines. FRBR, WEMI, identifying hybrid, AACR and RDA records, and series will be covered. Participants will take quizzes and copy catalog books. It is assumed that participants have basic cataloging knowledge and experience.

This is an asynchronous course, so you will not need to log in at a specific time, but you are expected to complete assignments and quizzes by the end of each week.

Please register here. Registered participants will be e-mailed a login and password before January 16.

“RDA Video and Audio Recordings Training”–Monday, May 8 – Friday, June 23, 2023

The Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC) is providing “RDA Video and Audio Recordings Training” for library staff in any Illinois library. This is a seven-week course using Moodle software. This course covers the changes from AACR to RDA guidelines. MARC record elements, including fixed field elements, will be covered. Participants will copy catalog DVDs, music CDs, and streaming audiobooks, and find matching records in OCLC. It is assumed that participants have basic cataloging knowledge and experience.

This is an asynchronous course, so you will not need to log in at a specific time, but you are expected to complete assignments and quizzes by the end of each week.

Please register here. Registered participants will be e-mailed a login and password before May 8.

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

Registration is open for the following Moodle classes that Illinois Heartland Library System’s CMC (Cataloging Maintenance Center) will offer. See below for more information, including registration links. Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, IHLS Bibliographic Grant Manager, at pthomas@illinoisheartland.org. Also, watch for an announcement in the near future with the Online with the CMC classes that the Cataloging Maintenance Center will offer in FY 2023.

“Cataloging 3D Objects, Kits, and Realia”–Monday, July 11 – Friday, August 5, 2022

The “Cataloging 3D Objects, Kits, and Realia” course consists of four weeks of content, quizzes, and assignments. There are online quizzes, assignments, and links to outside resources (OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards, OLAC’s Best Practices for Cataloging Objects Using RDA and MARC 21, MARC 21 for Bibliographic Data, Library of Congress authority file, videos, and documents). 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. Cataloging knowledge and experience are preferred.

Please register here. A login and password will be e-mailed to registered participants before July 11.

“Subject Analysis”–Monday, August 8 – Friday, September 16, 2022

The “Subject Analysis” course consists of six weeks of content and assignments. There are text files, online quizzes, and links to outside resources (OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards, Library of Congress authority file, MARC21 for Bibliographic Data, videos, and documents). It is helpful if you already have MARC (MAchine Readable Cataloging) and authority record knowledge.

Please register here. A login and password will be e-mailed to registered participants before Aug. 8.

“Cataloging Basics”–Monday, September 26 – Friday, November 4, 2022

A crash course in basic cataloging with RDA, this six-week class covers MARC fields 0XX-8XX, in addition to the fixed-field elements.

Please register here. A login and password will be e-mailed to registered participants before Sept. 26.

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This is a reminder that the May Online with the CMC webinar, “Spilling the Tea with the CMC: Virtual Internships”, will take place on Thursday, May 19, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT. Andie Batt and Veronica Gomez, University of North Carolina (UNC) MLS students, will discuss their internships with the Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC).

For more information, and to register, please go 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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(via Dr. Pamela Thomas, Illinois Heartland Library System)

The May Online with the CMC webinar, “Spilling the Tea with the CMC: Virtual Internships”, will take place on Thursday, May 19, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT. Andie Batt and Veronica Gomez, University of North Carolina (UNC) MLS students, will discuss their internships with the Cataloging Maintenance Center (CMC).

To attend the meeting, go 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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Registration is still open for the April Online with the CMC webinar, “By any other name: NAF : Name Authority File ins and outs”. The webinar will take place on Thursday, April 21, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM CDT. The presentation will cover the Name Authority File (NAF) including how NAF records operate in cataloging, what NAF record creation entails, insights on NACO training, and examples of name authority records. Mary Cornell will serve as the presenter.

Please note that this is a different topic from the one originally planned. Our previous topic was “Show and Tell: Strategies for basic book repair and preventive care”, which a previous Cataloging Maintenance Center staff member planned to present. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.​

To register, please go here. If you registered before the topic switch, you do not need to register again.

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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