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Cataloging Videorecordings

Cataloging Videorecordings

​This ninety-minute session will present the RDA: Resource Description and Access core elements and moving image-related elements necessary for most commercially available video recordings, including Blu-rays, DVDs, combo-packs, and streaming or digital video. The...

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Secrets of the Catalog: Basics for Non-Catalogers

Secrets of the Catalog: Basics for Non-Catalogers

 Have you ever wondered how library data impacts what we see in a record? In this session, we'll explore the interaction between the OPAC and MARC Records. Are you looking for search strategies & tips? This inside look at the catalog is a resource for everyone who...

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Weeding: The Action

Weeding: The Action

Once you have created your plan for de-selection what next?  There are many ways to determine what goes and what stays and usage and age are only two of them.  How do you deal with the digital collection?  What about resource sharing?  Should you sell, donate, or toss...

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Collection Management Policies

Collection Management Policies

The best defense is a good offense. Putting parameters in place for your collection management strategy, in writing, makes it easier for your staff, your board and your community when hard choices or questions arise. Aligning these with your mission and your abilities...

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