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 ARCHIVAL DESCRIPTION: DACS, MARC, AND EAD

This workshop will introduce participants to the three standards central to archival description: Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC), and Encoded Archival Description (EAD). Students will gain knowledge of how archival collections are organized and described, and learn the key components of archival finding aids (including biographies and administrative histories, scope and content notes, and other elements specific to archival description). They will then generate electronic versions of these descriptions in both MARC and EAD formats.

ONLINE
MAY 26 – JUNE 16, 2017
1 GRADUATE CREDIT HOUR $505
LIS 50693 CRN # 15449 SECTION 001
INSTRUCTOR: KAREN GRACY
 DESIGNING SUCCESSFUL GRANT PROJECTS FOR INFORMATION INSTITUTIONS

Participants will discuss various grant projects utilized by librarians to serve library patrons and the community, reviewing projects in the areas of literacy, older readers, services to people with disabilities, among others. Students will be introduced to the major components of grant writing and will learn how project ideas result in a successfully funded proposal. As a result of this workshop, students will have increased knowledge, skill and experience in developing grant projects that will bring in new funds for their library.

ONLINE
JULY 31 – AUGUST 19, 2017
1 GRADUATE CREDIT HOUR $505
LIS 50693 CRN # 15450 SECTION 002
INSTRUCTOR: LOIS SCHEIDT
 ETHICAL PRINCIPLES AND CASES FOR INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS

Participants in this workshop will become sensitive to the factors that give rise to considerations in ethical issues in the information professions, such as the attempt to ban certain books from the library. They will come to understand some common ethical positions and their application to addressing these ethical concerns in library and information centers. In addition, they will develop grounds for undertaking and promoting a position on specific cases in the information professions, will look at specific ethical dilemmas and the factors that are brought into consideration when addressing these cases and will develop skills in obtaining sources to resolve or analyze issues of ethical conflict.

ONLINE
JUNE 26 – JULY 29
1 GRADUATE CREDIT HOUR $505
LIS 50693 CRN # 15451 SECTION 003
INSTRUCTOR: THOMAS FROEHLICH
GENEALOGY AND LOCAL HISTORY RESEARCH METHODS FOR LIBRARIANS

During this workshop, participants will learn how to interpret questions and find appropriate sources in order to guide genealogists, local historians and other researchers to the next source. They will become familiar with census records, government documents, local history resources, online resources for genealogy and a variety of public records found in court houses, including birth, death, marriage and divorce records.

(A)  KENT
Library Room 332
JULY 21 – 22, 2017 FRIDAY & SATURDAY
1 graduate credit hour $505
Parking $6
LIS 50693 CRN # 15510 Section 006
Instructor: Miriam Kahn
(B)  COLUMBUS / ONLINE
State Library of Ohio Room 106
Columbus Ohio 43201-3673
JULY 21 – 22, 2017 FRIDAY & SATURDAY
1 graduate credit hour $505
Free Parking
LIS 50693 CRN # 15511 Section 007
Instructor: Miriam Kahn
 MUSEUMS AND THE LAW

In this workshop, students will examine the ways in which museums and the law intersect from a variety of perspectives including museum organization and board functions, national and international laws and regulations, intellectual property, cultural appropriation, and freedom of expression. Students will gain a broad overview of the most significant legislation and regulations that affect museum operations.

ONLINE
JULY 3 – JULY 29, 2017
1 GRADUATE CREDIT HOUR $505
LIS 50693 CRN # 15452 SECTION 004
INSTRUCTOR: JOHN SIMMONS
 TIPS AND TRICKS FOR SEARCHING ONLINE DATABASES

This workshop provides tips and tricks for different kinds of searches to enhance searching effectiveness. By the end of the workshop, students will acquire greater understanding of database structures and indexing, enhanced searching skills, and will become acquainted with the various types of tools available to aid online searching. In addition, they will consider the various merits of natural and controlled vocabulary searching and develop critical skills in evaluating databases and search output. 

ONLINE
JUNE 12 – July 15, 2017
1 GRADUATE CREDIT HOUR $505
LIS 50693 CRN # 15453 SECTION 005
INSTRUCTOR: THOMAS FROEHLICH