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Discusses the basic issues relating to bibliographic control of maps and related materials. Discusses rules and standards covering such cataloging, as well as application of the rules and principles both in general and in response to specific problems, and various practicing options.

This group is part of Core's Metadata & Collections Section.

OCLC Virtual AskQC Office Hour Registration Now Open for Remainder of 2022

  • 1.  OCLC Virtual AskQC Office Hour Registration Now Open for Remainder of 2022

    Posted Jul 26, 2022 10:45 AM

    Registration is now open for the next round of Virtual AskQC office hours.  4 monthly topics will be offered August through November 2022, with each 1-hour session being offered twice (second Tuesday of the month at 10 AM Eastern time and Thursday of the following week at 4 PM Eastern time).  Topics include:

    • 2xx fields, not just a title  (August)
    • With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: Editing Bibliographic Records  (September)
    • 411 on FAST: The what, why, and how of Faceted Application of Subject Terminology (FAST)  (October)
    • Data and algorithms and bibs, oh my!  (November)


    Everyone is welcome; the sessions are free to all.  The format consists of a 15 to 30-minute presentation, followed by a question-and-answer session with the speakers and other OCLC staff panelists from Metadata Quality.  For the Q&A, questions are submitted via WebEx chat during the session.  General cataloging quality questions are accepted in addition to questions on the topic of the presentation. 


    Links to register are here.

    Recordings and slides from past sessions are also available at


    My colleagues and I look forward to your participation in these Virtual AskQC Office Hours. 


    Please pardon any duplication of this message.





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    Jay Weitz
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