Secrets of the Catalog: Basics for Non-Catalog Users (archived webinar)


This is an archived webinar available from our new archived webinar platform "SERLS Academy".  Once you've registered, follow this link 

Once your account is created (easy to do...just your email and a password)  Jay will be alerted that you're registered in the academy and you'll be able to access the archived webinars.

This particular online experience is a mere 60 minutes in length.  Easy to fit into your busy schedule.  

Have you ever wondered how library data impacts what we see in a record? 

In this session, we'll explore the interaction between the OPAC and MARC Records. Are you looking for search strategies & tips? 

This inside look at the catalog is a resource for everyone who wants to improve their search strategies.

In this interactive and informative program, attendees will:  

  • gain an understanding of the relationship between data of the library catalog and the public interface
  • identify basic areas of information in a MARC record 
  • explore search strategies from a MARC data viewpoint 
  • enhance their public services skills through a deeper understanding of the library catalog

Audience: All library staff at all levels; no knowledge of MARC or coding is needed.  

No Charge for Libraries 

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Online Course
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