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PTPL Spring 2024 Online Workshop Series

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Making Proposals for LCSH: Process & Demonstration
Library of Congress
July 30, 2024
10:00 - 3:00 EST

This two-hour workshop will show the process of This two-hour workshop will show the process of how to make a proposal, demonstrating both the conceptual and practical aspects of the process. There will be interactive moments in which the participant will be asked to do their own research for a potential proposal, whether for a new or changed heading, in order to practice the processes discussed.

Automating Metadata Manipulation with MarcEdit
  April 19 & July 12, 2024
10:00 - 4:00 EST
Yale University 

This all-day workshop will provide hands-on instruction to automate aspects of the creation, manipulation, and enhancement of library metadata using MarcEdit. The workshop is intended for beginner and intermediate users of MarcEdit. Participants will learn about MarcEdit’s basic and advanced-level functions, including but not limited to batch editing tools, automating task lists, regular expressions, and the Linked Data tool. Through hands-on exercises based on large scale metadata clean-up projects, participants will gain practical experience applying these functions and tools to tabular data and large batches of invalid MARC records. Participants will leave the session with demonstrated proficiency in MarcEdit and reusable, automated task lists and tools to improve metadata at their own institutions.

Fundamentals of
Moving Image Cataloging
New York University
May 17, 2024
10:00 - 3:45 EST

This two-part workshop will offer a foundation for moving image cataloging to participants from all library / technical services backgrounds. Part 1 will draw on the recently-published OLAC Unified Best Practices Guide to provide an overview of videodisc, videotape, streaming video resources topics including official RDA concepts and terminology related to moving image materials. Part II will consist of examples from best practices including complex work/part relationships, multilingual resources, and additional hybrid formats (continuing resources, video games, nonmusical sound recordings). Participants are encouraged to bring their own questions / examples for group exercise. Any level of experience is welcome.

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