Sudden Position Guide to Cataloging & Metadata (ALCTS Sudden Position Series #1)—PDF e-book

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Item Number: 
8100-8576
Published: 
2019
Publisher: 
ALCTS
Pages: 
184
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eBook
  • Description
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Author

Susan Elaine Thomas, Series Editor

Have you been given cataloging or metadata responsibilities in your library without formal training? Do you have experience cataloging one specific type of resource, and now you have been asked to catalog unfamiliar items? Or are you just beginning your library cataloging career and you aren’t sure where to find the help that you need? Sudden Position Guide to Cataloging and Metadata will be a good starting point to learn about the principles and standards of resource description in order to prepare you to tackle your new cataloging or metadata duties. Throughout this guide, many resources and tools are shared to help you have more success in your cataloging and metadata career.

Sudden Position Series Foreword, by Susan Thomas
Introduction

Chapter 1: So You’re Suddenly a Cataloger
Chapter 2: Theoretical Principles of Resource Description
Chapter 3: Learning the Standards: Cataloging
Chapter 4: Learning the Standards: Metadata
Chapter 5: Things You Might Encounter
Chapter 6: Tools of the Trade
Chapter 7: Conclusion

Appendix: Common Acronyms used by Cataloging and Metadata Librarians
Author Biographies

 

Jeremy Myntti

Jeremy Myntti is head of digital library services at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library. This position allows him the opportunity to supervise faculty and staff who are converting content from analog to digital, creating and maintaining the metadata for digital collections, and preserving the library’s digital assets. He also works closely with developers to create the systems and tools necessary for making the library’s digital assets available. Prior to this position, he was head of cataloging and metadata services and the ILS administrator for the University of Utah Libraries. He received his MLIS degree from the University of Alabama and has undergraduate degrees in music and business management from Utah Valley University.

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