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  1. page Copy Cataloging edited ... By Rae Ann Macosko and Krista Randolph Policy Statement ... system and subject headings …
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    system and subject headingsSears Subject Headings for copy
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    Procedures
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    links under Resources belowResourcesbelow for options.
    Copy MARC records and import records into your library's automation system.
    Check the subject headings of the imported records to ensure the match the Sears List of Subject Headings.
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    1. Copy cataloging practices: use of the call number by Dewey libraries.By: O'Neill, Edward T.; McClain, Patrick D.
    2. How successful is copy cataloging at catching and fixing typographical errors in records imported from bibliographic utilities? By: Beall, Jeffrey.
    3. AA Beginner’s Guide
    Annotated Bibliography
    Access PA. PA Dept. of Education, and Office of Commonwealth Libraries. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2012. This web resource is a union catalog including holdings from a wide range of Pennsylvania libraries. There are approximately 22.2 million titles with over 73.3 holdings from a number of different types of resources.
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Saturday, May 12

  1. page Subject Authority edited Jeremy Shanly and Cheryl Shaw Table of Contents: I. Policy II. Procedures III. Sample Task Sub…
    Jeremy Shanly and Cheryl Shaw
    Table of Contents:
    I. Policy
    II. Procedures
    III. Sample Task Subject Authority
    IV. Print and Online Resources
    V. Annotated Bibliography

    I. Policy:
    It is the goal of our library at Anytown School District to make our library collection accessible to our patrons. The subject heading consistency in our OPAC can contribute to our goal of accessibility. Clear subject headings based on the Sears List create a consistent language within our library and prepare students for information searching in library settings beyond high school.
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  2. page Subject Authority edited Jeremy Shanly and Cheryl Shaw Table of Contents: I. Policy II. Procedures III. Sample Task Sub…
    Jeremy Shanly and Cheryl Shaw
    Table of Contents:
    I. Policy
    II. Procedures
    III. Sample Task Subject Authority
    IV. Print and Online Resources
    V. Annotated Bibliography

    I. Policy:
    It is the goal of our library at Anytown School District to make our library collection accessible to our patrons. The subject heading consistency in our OPAC can contribute to our goal of accessibility. Clear subject headings based on the Sears List create a consistent language within our library and prepare students for information searching in library settings beyond high school.
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Friday, May 11

  1. page Teaching Location and Access Skills edited ... {DDC category worksheet.doc} 6. Works Cited Childress, Dawn. “Citation Tools in Academic L…
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    6. Works Cited
    Childress, Dawn. “Citation Tools in Academic LIbraries: Best Practices for Reference and Insruction.” Reference & User Services Quality 51.2 (2011): 143-152. Education Full Text. Web. 9 May 2012. This article details a study conducted by Penn State University librarians involving various citation tools being used by students and staff and how these could be incorporated into reference and instruction settings. Their findings present a best practice list of available resources.
    Dewey, Melvil. Abridged Dewey Decimal Classification and Relative Index. Dublin:Online Computer Library Center, 2004. Print.
    Harris, Benjamin R. “Credit where Credit is Due: considering Ethics, ‘Ethos,’ and process in Library Instruction on Attribution.” Education Libraries 28.1 (2005): 4-11. Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts. Web. 9 May 2012. This article explores the need for instructing students in the how and why of using sources to augment and improve the quality of their written academic work. The article examines how this instruction has been written out of many writing courses to make way for other academic work as many teachers feel the internet is going to be used as a major source. A good source on the art of teaching and why it is important in terms of timing and setting.
    Harris, Christopher. “It’s Not about the Hardware.” School LIbrary Journal 53.8 (2007): 20. Teacher Reference Center. Web. 9 May 2012. This article focuses on a specific media specialist and her efforts to use SMART technologies to augment her lessons. Specifically the article details her efforts to teach Dewey shelf order. A useful resource that could be expanded to include teaching a variety of library skills.
    Hudelson, Nancy. “Dewey Decimal System.” School Arts 102.6 (2003): 30. Teacher Reference Center. Web. 9 May 2012. This brief article describes the use of an art lesson used to teach students library skills including the Dewey Decimal System. A good resource to expand on for teaching the DDS to various elementary grade levels.
    Riskin, Shelley. “Dazzling Kids with Dewey.” School Library Journal 49.11 (2003): 41. Education Full Text. Web. 9 May 2012. This article focuses on the overall uses of the Dewey system including classification of information sources, Dewey subjects, and the visual Dewey display.
    Rosenblatt, Stephanie. “They can find it but they don’t know what to do with it: Describing the use of scholarly literature by undergraduate students.” Journal of Information Literacy 4.2 (2010): 50-61. Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts. Web. 9 May 2012. This article examines a 2 part research study. Part 1 focuses on the quality of sources cited by undergraduate students. Student work was analyzed to see if students who attended library instruction session were more likely to use quality sources than students who did not attend. The study found that students could find materials, but in part 2 of the study it was determined that the majority of the students lacked the skills to synthesize the information.

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