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7.15. Useful Resources

Contact information for Cataloging Committee members or use cardinalcatcommittee@gmail.com

General Cataloging Training:

ABLE courses from Idaho Commission for Libraries (free) 

ABLE courses via Webjunction (free)

LOC training resources  Catalogers Learning Workshop (free)

Utah State Library Cataloging Basics (free)

ALA Fundamentals of Cataloging ($)

MARC Encoding:

Bibliographic Formats and Standards (free)

Fixed Fields (free)

Value Lists for Codes and Controlled Vocabularies (free)

LOC Understanding MARC (free)

Maxwell’s Handbook for RDA



Authorities: Format and Indexes (free)

http://authorities.loc.gov/ (free)

Maxwell’s Handbook for RDA




RDA Carrier Types (free)

RDA Content Types (free)

RDA Media Types (free)

LOC RDA Record Examples (free)

Maxwell’s Handbook for RDA

Subject Headings and Genre/Form Terms:

Library of Congress Subject Headings Manual and Genre/Form Terms Manual (free)

LOC Genre/Form Terms (free)

LOC Subject Headings online training (free)

Basic Subject Cataloging Using LCSH (free)


OCLC Classify (free)  includes other helpful data and links

Library Thing's Melvil version (free)

Decimator iOS app (free)

The Dewey Blog (free)

DDC Glossary (free)

OCLC Dewey Services ($)

Bibliographic Description:

ISBD: International Standard Bibliographic Description, by International Federation of Library Association and Institutions  (free)

Evergreen conference presentations:

Cataloging, What's Next? by Jennifer Weston, Jonathan Furr, and Galen Charlton (2018)

Catalog? But I’m Not a Cataloger! by Felicia Beaudry (2018) and handout

Cataloging Interest Group notes (2018)

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