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Wed 8 Jan 2020
09:30 - 13:00

Venue: Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

Provided by: Librarians in Training


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Librarians in Training: Introduction to Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Wed 8 Jan 2020

Description

Do you see these subject headings in the catalogue records and wonder how they work? Do you add these subject headings yourself but sometimes wonder if you’re doing so correctly? Are you studying librarianship and would like to add some subject heading skills to your portfolio? This is an introduction to the workings of LC subject headings, an opportunity to ask all the questions you want, and get some practical experience of adding headings to catalogue records.

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  • You must be a staff member of one of the Cambridge Libraries (College, FDL, Affiliated, Institution or UL) to attend this session.
  • For further information please see our eligibility criteria
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Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Wed 8 Jan 2020   09:30 - 13:00 09:30 - 13:00 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room map Vanessa Lacey,  Agnieszka Kurzeja
Objectives

Practise analysing the subject of a book and adding subject headings that enable readers to target the material they want in iDiscover

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