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Map Cataloging Webinar
December 11, 2019


In this 2 hour session, we’ll cover the basics of map cataloging, from what information to record to the basics of constructing a call number. This class focuses on practical tips and analysis of MARC and to non-MARC metadata records. Through exploration of examples, attendees will gain practical exposure to the fundamentals of RDA map cataloging and insights into LCSH subject analysis for map cataloging. Upon completion of the class and exercises, attendees should be able to identify appropriate elements for recording in a map record, which they will be apply to their specific metadata framework (MARC, DublinCore, etc.)  No map cataloging experience is necessary but familiarity with MARC may be useful.

Resources: Curated map cataloging resources, presentation materials, and exercises will be available after class. 

Audience: All library staff who work with or are interested in map cataloging in general, in their ILS/OCLC, institutional repository, or digital archives, as well as those who are interested in the role of metadata in systems

Presented by: Robin Fay

Robin Fay was the Head of Database Maintenance, University of Georgia Libraries in 2001. Prior to her appointment in 2001 she was the Technical Services Librarian at Oxford/Emory University. Throughout much of her career, she has freelanced web design and metadata work. As an early adopter of technology, she has been involved in many software and web development projects in the incubation stage.

Her research interests are library and community sourced metadata (RDA, DC, RDF/XML and other semantic web schemas) for materials including digital objects, linked data and the intersection of the semantic and social webs. Robin is a prolific content creator (georgiawebgurl on most social media websites); her book Semantic Web Technologies and Social Search for Librarians was published in 2012 (Neal Schuman/ALA TechSource). Robin is a sought after instructor and presenter with 12 years experience in teaching and training. She holds a MLIS (University of South Carolina) and a B.A. in English (University of Georgia).


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