Courses are open only to Nebraska residents or those who are employed by a Nebraska library.
From vinyl records, 8 track tapes, and cassettes to digital and streaming services, various forms of audio recordings have been included in library collections. Those who attend this course will learn how to cataloging audio recordings, particularly audio books and music, in cassette, CD, and downloadable formats.
This class will be held online from October 12th to November 20th In order to receive full credit, all assignments must be completed by November 23rd.
Class participants will access the course web site in order to read materials, discuss issues in a forum, and complete assignments. The class is held asynchronously, which means that participants are not required to be online at any particular time during the six weeks; however, there is a class schedule with due dates that participants are expected to meet. The instructor will interact with the participants during the course to offer feedback and provide explanations of material.
A few days before the class starts, class participants will be sent information about accessing the class.
To receive full credit, participants must complete all assignments.
This class is approved for the NLC Cataloging Certification Program.
Prerequisite: Library staff with some knowledge of MARC records and cataloging rules, preferred that the attendee has completed the Understanding Marc course.
To register: Go to Cataloging Audio Recordings in the Nebraska Library Commission Training Portal. Registration closes October 4th.