ARCHIVED: New Workshop Provides Fundamentals of Law Cataloging

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August 23, 2001

Do you need to build a foundation in the fundamentals of law cataloging? Then you'll want to register for the AALL Professional Development Workshop Basic Law Cataloging Sept. 21, 22 and 23 in Chicago.

During the 2 ½- day workshop, participants will learn the basics of law cataloging. A combination of presentations, group exercises and breakout sessions will focus on descriptive cataloging, choice of main entry and access points, LC subject headings, LC classification for U.S. legal materials, serials and looseleaf cataloging, MARC tagging, cataloging of electronic materials, and authority work. Register online at

Basic Law Cataloging addresses Specialized Competency 5: Collection Care and Management from the AALL policy Competencies of Law Librarianship. The complete Competencies of Law Librarianship can be found at