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Historian How To: Cataloging Oral Histories Using OCLC
October 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
The purpose of this quick class is to teach the student how to use the Online Computer Library Catalog (OCLC) for cataloging oral histories on WorldCat.Org. The content covers using navigating and creating bibliographic and local holdings records for oral histories using constant data records and manual data entry. Topics include Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), controlling headings, field formatting, validation, electronic location, date formatting, locking, producing, save files, and much more. This course is aimed at beginning OCLC users for oral history audio and video cataloging specifically.
This event is suitable for all ages.
Program funding made possible by the Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation through the generous support of Generac Power Systems.