LIS 605 Lectures

Course Introduction

Introduction to LIS 605


Descriptive Cataloging

Recording the Title and Statement of Responsibility with RDA, Part 1 (includes 2015 update)

Recording the Title and Statement of Responsibility with RDA, Part 2 (includes 2015 update)

Recording the Edition Statement with RDA (includes 2015 update)

Recording the Publication Statement with RDA (includes 2015 update)

Recording the Carrier Description and Illustrative Content with RDA, part 1 (includes 2015 update)

Recording the Carrier Description and Illustrative Content with RDA, part 2 (includes 2015 update)

Recording the Series Statement with RDA (compatible with 2015 update)

Recording notes with RDA, part 1 (includes 2015 update)

Recording notes with RDA, part 2 (includes 2015 update)

Recording identifiers (ISBNs) for manifestrations with RDA (includes 2015 update)

Providing Access Points with RDA, part 1 (includes 2015 update, formerly called "Choice of entry")

Providing Access Points with RDA, part 2 (includes 2015 update)

main_and_added_entry_cards.ppt

Additional slides for choice of entry

Creating Access Points for Persons with RDA, part 1 (includes 2015 update; formerly called "Headings for Persons, part 1")

Creating Access Points for Persons with RDA, part 2 (includes 2015 update; formerly called "Headings for Persons, part 2")

Additional slides for Creating Access Points for Persons

Creating Access Points for Corporate Bodies with RDA, part 1 (includes 2015 update)

Creating Access Points for Corporate Bodies with RDA, part 2 (includes 2015 update)

Additional slides for corporate name entries (RDA compliant)

Creating Access Points for Preferred Titles in RDA (formerly known as Uniform Titles in AACR2; includes 2015 update)

Additional slides for preferred titles

Searching for Scholarly Articles on RDA


Precision counts when searching.


Library of Congess Subject Headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings, Lecture 1

Corn exercise

Library of Congress Subject Headings, Lecture 2

Peas exercise

Job stress exercise

Peaceful peoples exercise

LCSH Review


Library of Congress Classification

Library of Congress Classification, Lecture 1

Searching ClassWeb (Powerpoint showing how to search for a classification number for How to catalog a rare book).

Library of Congress Classification, Lecture 2

Library of Congress Classification, Lecture 3

Review of LCC

Polish libraries in WWII exercise

LCC in-class exercises

Brigands exercise

Answers to LCC homework exercises

LCSH to LCC in-class exercises


Dewey Decimal Classification

Dewey Decimal Classification, Lecture 1

Review of first Dewey lecture

DDC tables 1 and 2 exercises (Grooming)

Dewey Decimal Classification, Lecture 2

Explicate 502.825

Dewey exercise--Roses of Arabia

Dewey exercise--geography and history--Travel on Kauai

Review of 2nd Dewey lecture (f12)

happy_cinco_de_mayo_n.ppt

Explanation of advanced Dewey homework exercises

Review of 3rd Dewey Lecture

In-class Dewey exercise--Highlands

Final Dewey review of Fall 2008


Searching OCLC

Searching OCLC


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