Basic Cataloguing

Basic Cataloguing

Cataloguing is an essential process in any library or resource centre. While cataloguing may be a complex process, our trainers have taken expert care to present the content of this training in a simplified manner for staff who are new to cataloguing. This training focuses on creating catalogue records with Machine Readable Cataloguing (MARC 21) and Resource Description and Access (RDA) for different types of materials.

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in acquiring basic knowledge of cataloguing.  It is also highly recommended for new library staff who are required to catalogue library materials .

Basic Cataloguing Skills

  • Understand basic library cataloguing concepts
  • Understand the format and process of cataloguing
  • Apply RDA and utilise online resources for subject¬†classification with Dewey Decimal Classification System (DDC) and Library of Congress Classification (LCC)
  • Able to create a basic MARC record for different materials