IGBIS Workshop on Library of Congress Subject Headings – Back to Basics, 15-26 August 2016

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INTEREST GROUP ON BIBLIOGRAPHIC STANDARDS OFFERS LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS – BACK TO BASICS

Notice is hereby given of a two part e-course, focussing on Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). This online course is suitable for novice cataloguers who are beginning to assign subject headings, and experienced cataloguers looking for a refresher course.

PART ONE:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS: BACK TO BASICS – THE PHILOSOPHY OF SUBJECT ANALYSIS

Where: At any computer with internet access

When: 15-26 August 2016

PART TWO:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS: BACK TO BASICS – ASSIGNING LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SUBJECT HEADINGS

Where: At any computer with internet access

When: 05-30 September 2016

Completion of Part one of the course and its associated test is a prerequisite for your participation in Part two of the course.

Please note that access to the Library of Congress Subject Headings, either in print, or electronic format, will be beneficial.

Registration fee:

LIASA members:          R150.00 (inclusive of Parts 1 and 2 of the course)

Non-LIASA members: R200.00 (inclusive of Parts 1 and 2 of the course)

Registration for both parts opens 22 July to 10 August 2016. Online registration can be completed at:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfs7jgomSgYpKOi2h5Wr-GqDt5G2nTv3lB86XSs7l0MYvPOMg/viewform

Please ensure you provide your name and institution details when making payment

Banking details: Interest Group for Bibliographic Standards

Account no. 9201458451

Type of account: Business Savings Account

Branch code: 632005

Branch: Brooklyn Court

After payment is received, you will receive the link to the course

An e-certificate will be issued to each delegate on successful completion of the course

For further information regarding the course please contact:

IGBIS Chair: Dr Hester Marais maraih@unisa.ac.za