Brief Introduction to Authorities

Currently Offered Sessions

No sessions currently scheduled.


What are authorities and authority records? What is authority control? Why should I care? This 90 minute Webinar offers a quick and simple introduction to the concept of authorities and authority control. The session includes information on where to find authority records, a quick guide to interpreting them, how your local catalog and other systems can take advantage of authority control, and more.

Who Should Attend?

Any library staff, including technical services staff, new to authorities.