Library of Congress Classification (LCC): Intermediate

Wednesday, 9/21/2016
  • 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern)
  • 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central)
  • 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain)
  • 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific)
This webinar was presented live on 09/21/16. Access the recording and webinar materials now:
This session is part 2 of a 2-part series: 
Library of Congress Classification (LCC): Intermediate

This session will focus on the selection and construction of LC Classification (LCC) call numbers for literature, maps and atlases, and moving images, including the construction of cutters for literary works and juvenile belle lettres.

Prerequisites: Catalogers with some experience with classification or those who have attended Part 1 in this series.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Construct Cutters for literary works
  • Construct literary author numbers and Cutters for juvenile belle lettres (PZ schedule)
  • Construct call numbers for maps and atlases
  • Apply the existing LCC PN schedule for moving images
  • Learn about alternatives to the PN schedule for moving images

Who Should Attend

Catalogers and metadata librarians


Bobby Bothmann is metadata and emerging technologies librarian at Minnesota State University, Mankato, and professor in Library Services. Bobby catalogs books, electronic resources, and investigates new technologies. He holds an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee and an MS in Geography & English Technical Communication from MSU Mankato. Bobby is also adjunct instructor for the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.



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This webinar was presented live on 09/21/16. Access the recording and webinar materials now:

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