Dewey and book numbers in SCIS
In this 1-hour webinar, SCIS will provide an overview of Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) and book numbers as applied in SCIS records. Useful for school library staff that are not trained in cataloguing or would like a refresher on DDC, this webinar will help you understand the role of a call number in organising your information resources for effective retrieval.
The following topics will be covered in the Understanding Dewey and book numbers webinar:
- DDC structure: Classes, Divisions and Sections
- The difference between Abridged Dewey and full Dewey
- SCIS’s application of DDC standards
- Dewey resources available to schools
- Bookmarks and SCIS standards
- Creating useful call numbers
Dewey and book numbers in SCIS is the third webinar in The Metadata Series. The Metadata Series will teach school library staff everything they need to know about the Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS) and cataloguing. Each of these unique webinars is a standalone session - attend just one webinar or all five sessions!
- Introduction to SCIS Data
- Understanding SCIS records
- Dewey and book numbers in SCIS
- Subject Headings and Authorities in SCIS
- MARC records in SCIS
Can't make it to the session? A recording of the webinar will be emailed to all registered participants after it has been held.
Cancellation policy: Submission of the online booking form is considered a firm registration. All Terms & Conditions can be found here.
About the Instructors
Cataloguing team leader, SCIS
Renate has worked for SCIS since 2018. A qualified teacher librarian, Renate worked in secondary school libraries for 20 years before teaching library and information services at Box Hill TAFE. She is passionate about ensuring that schools receive the quality data needed to empower information discovery for students.