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Mon 25 Nov 2019
09:00 - 13:00

Venue: Queens' College, Munro Room

Provided by: Librarians in Training


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Librarians in Training: Introduction to Rare Book Cataloguing

Mon 25 Nov 2019

Description

This course aims to provide instruction and practice in the creation of bibliographic records for rare books from the hand-press era so that attendees will be equipped with the basic skills to catalogue their library’s early printed books to national standards. Focus will primarily be on 17th-18th Century books printed in England and/or in English.

Basic knowledge and familiarity with MARC21 and AACR2 is essential. Laptop optional (paper templates provided for exercises)

Target audience
  • 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
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 25 Nov 2019   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 Queens' College, Munro Room map L. Munoz
Notes

Bring your own laptop if possible. Please arrive a few minutes early to get set up.

Theme
Metadata / Cataloguing

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