(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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
Please direct any questions to Dr. Pamela Thomas, Bibliographic Grant Manager at Illinois Heartland Library System’s CMC, at firstname.lastname@example.org.