New Workshop: Cataloging Judaica Resources

For Immediate Release
Thu, 09/21/2017

Contact:

Colton Ursiny

Administrative Assistant

ALA Publishing

cursiny@ala.org

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Cataloging Judaica Resources with Sheryl Stahl. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. This workshop is a collaboration between ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions and the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL).

This workshop is intended for individuals who know how to catalog, but who either may not be familiar with Jewish texts or do not know how to catalog them.

This session covers anonymous sacred works, such as the Bible, Talmud, and liturgy, and discusses how to construct the appropriate uniform titles and assign other access points, subject headings, and Library of Congress classification numbers. We will go over similar points for sacred texts with authors, such as legal codes and biblical commentaries.

The presenter will also share her favorite tools for Judaica cataloging.

About the Instructor

Sheryl Stahl is a senior associate librarian at the Los Angeles campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. She began her career as library technical support staff and started doing copy cataloging and then original cataloging. She earned her MSLIS and added many other library tasks to her repertoire. She is an active member of the Association of Jewish Libraries and the Southern California Area Theological Library Association.

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