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Program for Cooperative Cataloging

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Day 1

Introductions, brief history of PCC, context of NACO program

NACO Foundations

  • Authorities in a Shared Database
  • NACO Principles and Parameters
  • Searching and Bibliogrpahic File Maintenance (BFM)
  • NACO Normalization
  • FRAD and FRBR
  • MARC 21 Authority File and NACO

Afternoon

Searching (why, where, how much is required)

"Hands-on" utility input/update practice

  • logging on
  • calling up authority form

Note: Participants are asked to bring at least 3-5 examples from their current cataloging for input/contribution

Day 2

Identifying Persons

  • RDA Chapter 9
  • LC-PCC PSs

 

Afternoon

Workbook exercises to reinforce RDA Chapter 9

Hands on practicum

  • searching, inputting/establishing personal names

Note: Participants are asked to bring at least 3-5 examples from their current cataloging for input/contribution

 

Day 3

Identifying Families

  • RDA Chapter 10
  • LC-PCC PSs

Identifying Corporate Bodies

  • RDA Chapter 11
  • LC-PCC PSs

 

Afternoon

Workbook exercises to reinforce RDA Chapters 10 and 11

Hands on practicum

  • inputting/establishing corporate names

Note: Participants are asked to bring at least 3-5 examples from their current cataloging for input/contribution

Day 4

Identifying Places

  • RDA Chapters 16 and 11
  • LC-PCC PSs

Identifying Works and Expressions

  • RDA Chapter 6
  • LC-PCC PSs

 

Afternoon

Hands on practicum

  • inputting/establishing authorized access points for jurisdictional names, works, and expressions

Note: Participants are asked to bring at least 3-5 examples from their current cataloging for input/contribution

Day 5

Changes to Existing Authority Records

NACO Administration

  • What happens after the workshop?

 

 

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