Technical Services

Resources for Catalogers, including Analytic and RDA information, and Collections Care, dealing with preservation and archives.

Resources for Catalogers (State Library of Kansas)
Analytic Cataloging: Enhancing Access with Local and Family History Analytics, Cataloging Non-traditional Resources: Providing Access to Information Specific to Your Community of Users and some basic cataloging resources (books).


Caring for Yesterday's Treasures- Today (Connecting to Collections)
A new series of free, online courses about the preservation of archival and historical collections. Tailored to the needs ot staff and volunteers at libraries and archives, each course includes four to six interactive webinars presented by preservation experts. The instructors will address the specific questions that you and your fellow participants have about the care of collection at your institution. Each course will have its own Web page with handouts and links to additional resources. When the course concludes, participants will be able to continue the conversation with instructors and classmates via the Connecting to Collections Online Community.

Cataloging Basics (Utah State Library) 

This collection of online resources covers information about cataloging and classification, including RDA (Resource Description & Access), the new, unified cataloging standard.


RDA Series Webinars (Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
Free recordings of webinars . Also contains recordings about collections, cataloging, preservation, and more.