Cataloging Basics: Description

Currently Offered Sessions

No sessions currently scheduled.


The workshop covers describing the physical aspects of a book in a MARC format bibliographic record so that a library user can identify it. AACR2 rules for description and basic MARC tagging will be presented.

This full-day workshop is part 1 of the Cataloging Basics series developed by MOTSE (Minnesota Opportunities for Technical Services Excellence).

Who Should Attend?

Any library staff person involved in creating or editing brief or full MARC records for acquisitions or cataloging purposes.