Calling all WVLS member library catalogers! Save the date for August 10th from 9:30am to 3pm. WVLS will host a workshop at the WVLS offices located within Marathon County Public Library-Wausau for all WVLS member library catalogers to meet each other and learn more about V-Cat cataloging processes in a hands-on environment.

Please bring a variety of items to catalog as well as your questions experiences, and tips to this workshop!

Topics Include

  • What is cataloging?
  • MARC Guidelines
  • MARC Alerts vs. Z39.50
  • MARC Alert Hands-on Time
  • Z39.50 What’s the big deal?! Never done this before? Try it! This session will count as Z39.50 training.

To Register

Please email Chris Luebbe at chris.luebbe@co.marathon.wi.us before August 7th.

Full Agenda

V-Cat Cataloger’s Retreat

  • Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017
  • Time:  9:30 am – 3:00 pm
  • Place:  WVLS Office

9:00 am – 9:30 am – Coffee and Conversation

9:30 am – 10:15 am – Introduction

  • What is cataloging?
  • MARC Guidelines
  • MARC Alerts vs Z39.50

10:15 am – 10:30 am – BREAK

10:30 am – 12:00 – MARC Alerts

12:00 pm – 12:45 pmLunch   WVLS will provide Lunch. (Please let us know about any dietary restrictions)

12:45 pm – 2:45 pmZ39.50 – What’s the big deal?!?!?!  Never done this before?  Try it – you might like this!  This session will count as Z39.50 training.

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm – Wrap up

Please bring a variety of items to catalog as well as your questions, experiences, and tips to this workshop.

To register please email Chris Luebbe at chris.luebbe@co.marathon.wi.us before August 7, 2017.

Since this is considered training on existing software, there are no Contact Hours for this workshop.