ARCHIVED: New Workshop Provides Fundamentals of Law Cataloging

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January 3, 2002

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, which will be held March 1, 2 and 3 in Chicago. (This program was rescheduled from September 2001.)

During this 2 ½ -day workshop, participants will learn about the key elements 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/looseleaf cataloging, MARC tagging, cataloging of electronic materials and authority work.

Register online at The registration deadline is Feb. 15. For more information about the workshop, please contact Education Manager Mary Jawgiel.

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