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Cataloguing

Archivist

HOCKEN LIBRARY

The Hocken is one of the foremost historical research libraries in New Zealand and global interest in our collections is ever increasing. In response, we are working to ensure greater access and the delivery of a broad client-focussed research service. To realise our vision we have a vacancy for an experienced Archivist who shares our passion for supporting research focussed on Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific.

Archivist

HOCKEN LIBRARY

The Hocken is one of the foremost historical research libraries in New Zealand and global interest in our collections is ever increasing. In response, we are working to ensure greater access and the delivery of a broad client-focussed research service. To realise our vision we have a vacancy for an experienced Archivist who shares our passion for supporting research focussed on Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific.

Maurice Dance Summary Report

The "Maurice Dance : a Kiwi Jane-athon" was inspired by the Jane-athons presented by ALA Publishing and the RDA development team, run by National Library of New Zealand cataloguers in cooperation with CatSIG and The MARC of Quality (TMQ). Goals of the workshop were:

CatSIG Survey 2015 : Summary of Results

Earlier in the Autumn the CatSIG Committee invited you to complete a survey, to help us in our plans for training, networking, and such like.

Many thanks to all our respondents, and may we present to you our summary of the results!

Cartographic Resources Cataloguing with RDA: An Introduction

An ALA 90-minute webinar on Thursday 26 February 2015 at 8.30am (NZ Time)

Planning and preparing for RDA

An ALA four-week eCourse beginning on Monday 2 February 2015

There are already many catalog records "in the wild" that are compliant with RDA: Resource Description and Access. Now is the perfect time for anyone involved in cataloging and technical services to prepare and put plans in place for implementing RDA. An active participant in development of the RDA instructions, Roman S. Panchyshyn will lead this 4-week, asynchronous eCourse to help you get started.

After taking this eCourse you will be able to:

Cataloguing with RDA

An ALA four-week eCourse beginning on Monday 2 February 2015

In this eCourse, RDA expert Magda El-Sherbini will get you started with hands-on training focused on print monographs, covering both description and access. You'll participate in exercises using real-world examples of RDA concepts and solidify your skills through quizzes with interactive feedback. El-Sherbini will be available on discussion boards to address your questions and continue the conversation.

After taking this eCourse you will be able to:

Fundamentals of Cataloguing

ALCTS eCourse, 23 February – 3 April 2015

Six-week online course that is a basic primer for library cataloguing concepts and practices. The course was written and developed by Vicki Sipe, Catalog Librarian, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. It covers:

5 Minutes On MARC

LIANZA and Nielsen present 5 Minutes On: MARC Download and WorldCat Link

RDA Overview

An Infopeople webinar on Friday 21 November 2014 at 8am (NZ Time)

  • Have you heard of Resource Description and Access (RDA), the new cataloging code?
  • Would you like to know more about how RDA will affect your library’s staff and its users?

This webinar will cover the basics of RDA, including changes that will be noticeable to library staff (catalogers and non-catalogers alike) and to library users. Information in this webinar will range from practical tips for dealing with RDA records to thoughts about how RDA fits into future changes to library catalogs.

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