Subject Headings and Authorities in SCIS

In this 1-hour webinar, SCIS will provide an overview of SCIS Subject Headings (SCISSH) and School Online Thesaurus (ScOT) in SCIS records. Useful for school library staff that are not trained in cataloguing or would like a refresher on subject headings, this webinar will help you understand the role controlled vocabularies play in effective information retrieval.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Purpose of subject headings and controlled vocabularies
  • Accessing and understanding the SCISSH standard
  • Accessing and understanding ScOT
  • The difference between SCISSHL and ScOT
  • The value of Authority files
  • Subject analysis of resources

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

Renate Beilharz

SCIS Content Manager

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.

Ceinwen Jones

Cataloguing Team Leader

Ceinwen is a qualified teacher librarian and an advocate for literacy and digital literacy. She loves cataloguing books, and helping library staff to use SCIS so that information is findable and accessible for their students.

AUS Eastern Daylight TimeNov 16, 202201:30 PM
Location: Online
Remaining seats:
USD $20.00
USD $20.00
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