Tricks, Resources, and Practice for Original Cataloging (Session 3)


This series introduces attendees to the key skills and workflows needed to create original records in MARC 21 format. These webinars are designed for individuals who have prior training or experience with copy cataloging practices. Attendees are strongly encouraged to have access to their preferred cataloging software during these presentations.

Attendees of these sessions will have the opportunity to…

  • Review key terms and resources to support original cataloging
  • Explore tools and tactics to streamline original cataloging workflows
  • Practice searching for and modifying records to examine possible workflows


  • Individuals are encouraged to have access to their cataloging software while taking this course, if possible. 
  • Individuals are encouraged to have access to materials they are working to catalog and have questions about.


Session description:

The final session in our newest Fundamentals of Cataloging series will focus on best practices, including advice on managing record creation in local and shared cataloging.

Attendees will explore freely available training resources and options for finding sample records. This session will include ample time for demonstration and practice.



  • OhioNET members can register at no cost using the button above.

September 28th, 2021 1:30 PM through  3:30 PM
Phone: 1-800-686-8975
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s)
OhioNET members $ 0.00
Non-members $ 125.00
Webinar Event
Webinar Key
Archived Webinar Link
Event Details
Presenter Name Sarah Schaff (Denison University Library)
Presenter Background

Sarah Schaff has had the good fortune to work for a handful of Ohio libraries since 2003 – and still loves her work. With a background in philosophy and library science, Sarah currently serves as the Discovery Librarian at Denison, a small liberal arts college east of Columbus. In her 8 to 5 life, Sarah takes care of the invisible systems and online resources that keep the library humming.

Training Track Fundamentals of Cataloging
Who Should Attend Individuals responsible for editing and maintaining catalog records or anyone with an interest in the topic. Previous cataloging work is strongly recommended.
CE Contact Hours 2