[Eril-l] ALCTS webinar: Using LCSH Pattern Headings

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Wed Aug 28 04:32:57 PDT 2019

*Cross posted to multiple lists*

ALCTS webinar: Using LCSH Pattern Headings

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11 AM Pacific, noon
Mountain, 1 PM Central, and 2 PM Eastern time.

Description: The webinar will instruct users how to locate the freely
available Subject Headings Manual and the various worksheets that are
applicable to using the Pattern Headings. Additionally, the webinar will
show how to locate pattern headings using the freely-available LCSH PDF
files and how a parallel search in the subscription-based ClassificationWeb
can provide a similar result.

Learning outcomes:

At the end of the webinar, the attendees should be able to:

• Understand the LCSH Pattern Headings

• Understand the difference between editorial and free-floating subdivisions

• Apply free-floating subdivisions using the tools in the Subject Headings
Manual (SHM)

Who should attend?

Catalogers and metadata librarians using LCSH.


Bobby Bothmann is professor and metadata & emerging technologies librarian
in Library Services at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Bobby catalogs
monographic resources and investigates new technologies. He holds an MLIS
from the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee and an MS in Geography and
English Technical Communication from MSU Mankato. Bobby teaches cataloging
for the iSchool at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Registration Fees: ALCTS Member $43 ; Non-member $59 ; Group rate $129

How to register:

Complete the individual webinar online registration form
(requires logging in). Sessions are listed by date.

For additional information, please go to the following website:



Contact us to register:

Call 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 to reach our customer service
representatives or

Register by mail
for the session you would like to attend. (If you receive an error message
after clicking the "register by mail" link, right-click the link and save
the form to your computer.)

ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording
shortly following the live event.


For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration at ala.org. For all other
questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Megan Dougherty,
Program Officer, ALCTS Continuing Education at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or
mdougherty at ala.org.

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.
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