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ALCTS webinar: Libraries & MARC Holdings: From Works to Items

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, US/Central

ALCTS webinar: Libraries & MARC Holdings: From Works to Items

Date: March 21, 2012
All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.
Description: This session provides a brief introduction to and overview of the MARC21 Format for Holdings Data (MFHD) and ANSI/NISO Z39.71. Discussion topics include the importance of standardized holdings for such mission-critical library efforts as Item-Level Inventory Control, InterLibrary Loan (ILL) & Resource Sharing, and OffSite Storage.

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this webinar, attendees will learn the importance of holdings and adhering to holdings standards. Examples of Single-part, Multi-Part, and Serial Holdings will be presented, as well as the use and value of Summary Holdings Statements encoded within Holdings records

Audience: Librarians/library staff who create/maintain holdings information. Introductory session provides good background for anyone interested in the 2-day SCCTP Serials Holdings Workshop that provides a rich knowledge of the intricacies of coding MARC holdings.

Presenters: Everett Allgood is the Serials Cataloger & NACO Authorities Liaison at New York University. He serves as a trainer for the Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program (SCCTP), and has been conducting an extensive Serials inventory and barcoding project at New York University for over ten years.

Wen-ying Lu is the Continuing Resources Cataloger at the University of Colorado Boulder (CUB). Prior to joining CUB in 2010, she was a catalog librarian and the linguistics bibliographer at Michigan State University for ten years. She serves as a SCCTP trainer and co-authored the latest edition of the SCCTP Serials Holdings Workshop Manual.

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