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Monograph Cataloging Training Guidelines

  1. Job orientation:
    1. Staff introductions (Organizational Chart Brief|Detailed)
    2. Time reporting with People Soft
    3. Supplies
    4. Resource services philosophy ("Book In Book Out")
    5. How position fits functionally and physically within Cataloging and Metadata Department
    6. Keeping statistics with Macro Express
    7. Location and use of cataloging tools
      1. Dictionaries
      2. Gazeteers and Atlases
      3. AACR2 Revised and LCRIs
      4. Bibliographic Formats and Standards
      5. Subject cataloging Manual
      6. Free-floating index
      7. NUCs
      8. Barcodes (Location of and When to use Piggyback)
      9. Shelf location of materials to be cataloged
      10. Shelf location for processed monographs
    8. Electronic tools related to job
      1. AlephPro
      2. Clarr
      3. Staff Directory
      4. RLIN
      5. OCLC
      6. LC online catalog
      7. First Search (Through Quick Links)
      8. LTLC, LTRF, LTUD, LUUF, LTUF (NOTIS partitions using Host Explorer)
      9. Catalogers Desktop
    9. Staff development opportunities
    10. Searching OCLC, & Firstsearch
  2. Cataloging and Classification (Monographs)
    1. Chief source of information
      1. Personal, corporate and conference names (100, 110, 111)
        1. Filing indicators
        2. Rule of 4
      2. Authority control
        1. LTLC
        2. Reading Clarr Reports
        3. Deriving and coding the record
        4. Making NACO contributions
        5. Making SACO contributions
    2. Title and statement of responsibility
      1. 245 & 246
        1. Filing indicators
        2. Subtitles
        3. Parallel titles
        4. Uniform titles (130 & 240)
    3. Edition Statement (250)
    4. Publication information (260)
      1. Place
      2. Publisher
      3. Date
      4. Fixed Field (DtSt, Dates)
    5. Physical description (300)
      1. I & K level differences
      2. Description Blank differences
      3. Fixed field coding
    6. Series statements (440, 490, 410, 400, 830, 810, 800)
      1. Tagging
      2. Tracing
      3. Classed as a whole
    7. Notes (500)
      1. Order
      2. Quoted
    8. Bibliographical references and index (504)
    9. Subjects (Help notes)
      1. Personal, corporate and conference names (600, 610, 611)
        1. Fixed field coding
        2. Indicators
      2. Topical headings (650)
      3. Geographic headings (651)
      4. Reading subject authority records
      5. Subdivide geographically
      6. Free floaters
    10. Added entries
      1. Personal name (700)
      2. Corporate name (710)
      3. Meeting name (711)
    11. Call Numbers (090, 050, 099)
      1. Indicators
      2. Different editions
      3. Published same year by two publishers
      4. Translations
      5. Altering the number
    12. Miscellaneous fields to input when appropriate:
      1. 010 LC card number
      2. *Note: To input in LUIS you must make 4 spaces then 7 numbers (use 0 for the dash) and then a space.
      3. 020 ISBN number
      4. 024 13 digit ISBN
      5. 041 Language code - List of Language codes
      6. 043 Geographic Area code - List of Geographic codes
      7. 035 Local control number
      8. 856 Electronic location and access
      9. 936 Parallel records

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