Introduction to Library of Congress Classification

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Course Details
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Target Audience: 
Staff with cataloging and classification duties
Course Description

Would you like to learn more about the Library of Congress Classification system? Do you need some clarification on how number building works, or are you confused about Cutter numbers? This session will provide an overview of the structure of Library of Congress Classification. Topics covered also include number building, Cutter numbers, and interpreting instructions found in the classification schedules.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Learn the structure of Library of Congress Classification through an examination of the classification schedules
  • Understand how to build Library of Congress Classification numbers
  • Understand how to construct Cutter numbers


Homework Expectations

It is designed for individual participation; east student must register.

Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
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Instructor or (972) 340-2829