Subject Analysis 411

or “What Is It About and Where Do I Put It?!”

Tuesday, June 2, 2009, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Warren Hunting Smith Library, Presentation Room
334 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Presented by:

Marguerite “Maggie” Horn, Library Data and Systems Analyst, Office of Library and Information Services, SUNY
John F. Myers, Catalog Librarian, Union College

This workshop is the follow-up to Cataloging 4-1-1 with the low-down on subjects and classification.  An overview of the different strengths that subject assignment and classification offer, the benefits subject assignment afford in a keyword environment, and the difference between subjects and genres will be presented.  Use of key resources and how to use them as well as useful tips and techniques for the novice and/or underfunded cataloger will be covered.  Hands-on exercises and small group work will be part of the learning experience.

To register online, go to the NYLA Online Membership Center -> Events -> Subject Analysis 411 Information.

Or register by mail using this formNYLA-SMART Spring 2009 CE [PDF].

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