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CUNY Technical Services: Alma Cataloging Training

Alma Cataloging Training Worshops

Description

The following Alma cataloging training workshops will be conducted to help cataloging colleagues/staff to learn to perform cataloging tasks in Alma. The workshops include live instructions/demonstrations and in-class exercises where participants will have a chance to edit/create bibliographic, holdings and item records. The focus of the workshop will be on general cataloging tasks to be performed immediately after Alma goes live.

Dates

Time

Trainers

Audience

Note

May 27-29

2-4 pm

All trainers

Cataloging librarians/supervisors

 

June 2, 4

2-4 pm

Hyams, Diao

All staff

2 days class

June 9-11

2-4 pm

Weng, Dzurak

All staff

 

June 10-12

10-12

All trainers

Cataloging librarians/supervisors

 

June 15-17

3-5 pm

Raftery, Tappeiner

All staff

 

June 15, 17, 19

10-12

Weng, Dzurak

All staff

 

June 23, 25

2-4 pm

Hyams, Diao

All staff

2 days class

June 24-26

10-12

Raftery, Tappeiner

All staff

 

 

Class schedule:

Day 1 - Module 1 - Introduction to Alma

             Module 2 - Searching in Alma

             Module 3 - Working with Bibliographic Records (pt. 1)

Day 2 - Module 3 - Working with Bibliographic Records (pt. 2)

             Module 4 - Working with Inventory (Holdings/Items)

Day 3 - Continue what's not finished from Day 2 + more exercises

             Q&A

Training Materials

CUNY Alma Cataloging Trainers

CUNY Alma Cataloging Trainers:

Janey Chao (BB)

Junli Diao (YC)

Ewa Dzurak (CSI)

Rebecca Hyams (BM)

Patrick Raftery (JJ)

Lisa Tappeiner (HO)

Cathy Weng (OLS)

Alma Cataloging Training Registration

Please sign up for one of the two-day or three-day training workshops below. Each of these workshop series on cataloging in Alma will be offered online in Zoom (instructions for using Zoom will be sent closer to the date of the workshops).

Please note that registration for each workshop series is capped at 10 attendees. As a workshop fills up, it will be removed from this list. In case there are no dates left that work for you, here is a list of the dates originally offered so that you may request to be put on a waitlist for one of them.

Please register here.

Registration deadline: June 1, 2020

If you have questions about the classes, please contact:

Cathy Weng (cathy.weng@cuny.edu)