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:
- Why use controlled vocabularies?
- Accessing and understanding the SCISSH standard
- Accessing and understanding ScOT
- Subject analysis of resources
- The difference between SCISSHL and ScOT in a record
Subject Headings and Authorities in SCIS is the fourth 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.